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Feminist Social Research

Mary Maynard Un

Feminist Social Research

Pragmatics, Politics And Power (Social Research Today)

by Mary Maynard Un

  • 211 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science / Sociology / General,
  • Sociology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12009521M
    ISBN 101857283104
    ISBN 109781857283105

      This paper is a primer for community psychologists on feminist research. Much like the field of community psychology, feminist scholarship is defined by its values and process. Informed by the political ideologies of the s women's movement (liberal, radical, socialist feminism, and womanism), feminist scholars reinterpreted classic concepts in philosophy of science to create feminist Cited by: Feminist research shares some common angles. of vision that are “connected in principle to femi-nist struggle” (Joey Sprague & Mark Zimmerman, , p. ), often with the intent to change the basic structures of oppression. But there is no single feminist epistemology or methodology. Instead, multiple feminist lenses wake us up toFile Size: KB.

    These features help distinguish feminist research from either traditional social sciences research, research that studies women, or research that attends to gender but without an agenda for change. What makes feminist research uniquely feminist are the kinds of questions, methodologies, knowledge, and purpose brought to the research process. The question of difference is one with the question of identity. It is becoming the critical question for feminist theorizing in all the disciplines including social science research methods as feminists begin to question and challenge the implicit male perspective of the dominant paradigms, methodological strictures, and theoretical assumptions of the various disciplines.

    The book serves as a text for courses in family sociology, sociology of gender, gender studies, and feminist theory, and for sociology courses focusing on the use of qualitative methodology. 'The Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis is a well-developed contribution to the body of feminist literature. It effectively highlights the connection between feminist research and social change by drawing upon the range of existent feminist epistemologies, methods, and practices, all of which adopt different means of conceptualising, researching, and ultimately representing the.


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Feminist Perspectives on Social Research is ideal for courses in research methods, feminist methods, qualitative research methods, feminist theory, and women's studies.

It is also an excellent companion volume to Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Patricia Leavy's Approaches to Qualitative Research (OUP, ).Format: Paperback. Feminist Methods in Social Research and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Cited by: Reinharz' book doesn't only study feminism and social research yet it presents many ideas and voices within her book on various research topics and discussions.

I think it is essential for any social researcher to read this book since it is a pluralistic volume of many different, controversial yet unique voices and human intellect that inspires 5/5(3).

"A wonderful collection of works by feminist researchers. "This is an interesting book which provides an easily readable introduction to an extensive amount of work in several areas of the social sciences done by feminists who employ a wide variety of research methods. "Makes a useful addition to the text literature in research methods.5/5(3).

Shulamit Reinhartz, author of Feminist Methods in Social Research About the Author Marjorie L. DeVault is author of the feminist classic Feeding the Family: The Social Organization of Cited by: As feminist scholarship has developed, it has become increasingly evident that the practice of feminist research is interdisciplinary.

Yet there are very few books that address the methodological and theoretical issues raised in doing feminist research from an interdisciplinary standpoint. Feminist Perspectives on Social Research addresses this need by focusing on the theory and research. Hesse-Biber is co-editor of Emergent Methods in Social Research and the Handbook of Emergent Methods, as well as co-author of The Practice of Qualitative Research.

She is also editor of the Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis, which was selected as one of the Critics’ Choice Award winners by /5(5). Feminist social research-whether conducted from a position of distrust, be­ lief, or a tension between them- is research that requires a method supplied by the disciplines (e.g., experimentation, ethnography, survey research, content analysis).

With an extensive bibliography cataloguing the important work accomplished over the last two decades, Feminist Methods in Social Research is an essential resource for students of sociology and women's 5/5(3).

First published inproto-feminist Wollstonecraft took inspiration from the revolutionaries of her time who demanded greater rights for mankind, to advocate for an even more socially-maligned group: women.

Independent, educated and intellectually esteemed, Occupation: Writer. FEMINIST RESEARCH focuses on the experiences of women in natural social settings, where the aim is to 'make women visible, raise their consciousness and empower them' (Holloway and Wheeler ).

Adopting a feminist approach influences what questions researchers Author: Leslie Gelling. Get this from a library. Feminist methods in social research. [Shulamit Reinharz; Lynn Davidman] -- Examining the wide range of feminist research methods, Shulamit Reinharz explains the relationship between feminism and methodology, and challenges existing stereotypes.

Concluding that there is no. Feminist Perspectives on Social Research addresses this need by focusing on the theory and research methods that feminist "Paying attention to the important link between epistemology, methodology, and methods, the editors have chosen readings from a range of fields - including history, sociology, literature, and philosophy - that have proven to be most useful and accessible to their students.

Section two of the Handbook, "Feminist Research Praxis," examines how feminist researchers utilize a range of research methods in the service of feminist perspectives. Feminist researchers use a range of qualitative and quantitative as well as mixed and multi methods, and this section examines the unique characteristics feminists researchers bring to the practice of feminist research, by by maintaining a.

Feminist research is an approach to social research which uses a specific sub-set of methods, and/or makes a particular selection of topics, with the goal of challenging methodologies developed by men, and enhancing the position of women in society.

"In this collection, Sandra Harding offers a broad spectrum of feminist research an incisive introduction With this collection, Harding offers an outline of possibilities to students and practicing social scientists whose questions lie outside the dominant traditions of inquiry " --Harvard Educational Review "The quality of the essays, plus that of the introduction and collection Reviews: 1.

I loved this book. Reinharz works through 11 types of research and provides examples of feminist methods. It offers a survey of how women have worked to have their voices heard in a variety of ways, across a variety of disciplines in the Social Sciences.4/5(3).

Feminist Perspectives on Social Research is ideal for courses in research methods, feminist methods, qualitative research methods, feminist theory, and women's studies. It is also an excellent companion volume to Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Patricia Leavy's Approaches to /5(20).

This book, one of the first to offer a practical guide to conducting research informed by feminist methods, is based on the premise that abstract discussion of methodological issues is most meaningful and instructive in conjunction with examples of actual Edition: 1st Edition.

Published online: 5 Feb A sexual subject: black women’s sexuality in Insecure. Published online: 3 Feb article commentary. Meeting place: bringing Native feminisms to bear on borders of cyberspace.

Published online: 30 Jan See all volumes and issues. Vol Vol. Reinharz, Shulamit (). Experiential analysis: a contribution to feminist research. In Gloria Bowles & Renate Duelli (Eds.), Klein Theories of Women's Studies (pp. ). London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Reinharz, Shulamit (). Feminist methods in social research.

Oxford: Oxford University Press. Roberts, Helen ().ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Becoming a feminist scholar: a second-generation story --What is feminist methodology?.Talking back to sociology: distinctive contributions of feminist methodology --Institutional ethnography: a strategy for feminist inquiry --Excavation.sic book, Feminism and Methodology, by explicitly rejecting the idea that there is a “distinctive feminist method of research.” She brings a historical approach to feminist social science, asking, “What are the characteristics that distinguish the most illuminating examples of feminist research?” (p.

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