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Handbook of feminist research : theory and praxis / edited by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
Alternate Title Feminist research: theory and praxis
2nd ed
Thousand Oaks : SAGE, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ1180 .H35 2012    DUE 09-15-14
Subject(s) Women -- Research -- Methodology
Women's studies -- Methodology
Feminism -- Research -- Methodology
Feminist theory
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology
Physical Description xxiii, 764 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Summary "This Handbook presents both a theoretical and practical approach to conducting social science research on, for, and about women. It develops an understanding of feminist research by introducing a range of feminist epistemologies, methodologies, and emergent methods that have had a significant impact on feminist research practice and women's studies scholarship. Contributors to the Second Edition continue to highlight the close link between feminist research and social change and transformation. The new edition expands the base of scholarship into new areas, with 12 entirely new chapters on topics such as the natural sciences, social work, the health sciences, and environmental studies. It extends discussion of the intersections of race, class, gender, and globalization, as well as transgender, transsexualism and the queering of gender identities. All 22 chapters retained from the first edition are updated with the most current scholarship, including a focus on the role that new technologies play in the feminist research process."--Publisher's website
Contents Introduction. Feminist Research: Exploring, Interrogating, and Transforming the Interconnections of Epistemology, Methodology, and Method / Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber -- Feminist Perspectives on Knowledge Building. Feminist Empiricism / Catherine E. Hundleby -- Feminist Standpoints / Sandra Harding --Postmodern, Post-Structural, and Critical Theories / Susanne Gannon and Bronwyn Davies -- Truth and Truths in Feminist Knowledge Production / Mary Hawkesworth -- Critical Perspectives on Feminist Epistemology / Noretta Koertge -- Interconnections and Configurations: Toward a Global Feminist Ethnography / Kum-Kum Bhavnani and Molly Talcott -- Intersectionality: A Transformative Paradigm in Feminist Theory and Social Justice / Bonnie Thornton Dill and Marla H. Kohlman -- Feminist Research Praxis. The Synergistic Practice of Theory and Method / Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Deborah Piatelli -- Feminist Ethnography: Histories, Challenges, and Possibilities / Wanda S. Pillow and Cris Mayo -- Feminist Qualitative Interviewing: Experience, Talk, and Knowledge / Marjorie L. DeVault and Glenda Gross -- Using Survey Research as a Quantitative Method for Feminist Social Change / Kathi N. Miner, Toby Epstein Jayaratne, Amanda Pesonen, and Lauren Zurbrugg -- The Link Between Feminist Theory and Methods in Experimental Research / Sue V. Rosser -- Feminist Evaluation Research / Sharon Brisolara and Denise Seigart -- Feminist Approaches to Inquiry in the Natural Sciences: Practices for the Lab / Deboleena Roy -- Participatory Action Research and Feminisms: Social Inequalities and Transformative Praxis / M. Brinton Lykes and Rachel M. Hershberg -- Narratives and Numbers: Feminist Multiple Methods Research / Elizabeth R. Cole and Abigail J. Stewart -- Feminism, Grounded Theory, and Situational Analysis Revisited / Adele E. Clarke -- Feminist Perspectives on Social Movement Research / Sarah Maddison and Frances Shaw -- Feminist Research and Activism to Promote Health Equity / Lynn Weber and Jennifer Castellow -- Joining the Conversation: Social Work Contributions to Feminist Research / Stephanie Wahab, Ben Anderson-Nathe, and Christina Gringeri -- Writing Feminist Research / Kathy Charmaz -- Putting Feminist Research Principles Into Practice / Kristen Intemann -- Feminist Issues and Insights in Practice and Pedagogy. Challenges and Strategies in Feminist Knowledge Building, Pedagogy, and Praxis / Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Abigail Brooks -- Authority and Representation in Feminist Research / Judith Roof -- The Feminism Question in Science: What Does It Mean to "Do Social Science as a Feminist"? / Alison Wylie -- The Feminist Practice of Holistic Reflexivity / Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Deborah Piatelli -- Feminist Research Ethics / Judith Preissle and Yuri Han -- Transgender, Transsexualism and the Queering of Gender Identities: Debates for Feminist Research / Katherine Johnson -- Future Directions in Difference Research: Recognizing and Responding to Difference in the Research Process / Diane Reay -- Feminizing Global Research/Globalizing Feminist Research: Methods and Practice Under Globalization / Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Diane L. Wolf -- From Course to Dis-course: Mainstreaming Feminist, Pedagogical, Methodological, and Theoretical Perspectives / Debra Renee Kaufman and Rachel Lewis --Feminist Pedagogy Reconsidered / Daphne Patai -- Teaching, Techniques, and Technologies of Feminist Methodology: Online and on the Ground / Debjani Chakravarty, Judith A. Cook, and Mary Margaret Fonow
Alternate Author Hesse-Biber, Sharlene Nagy

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