WMST 411: RS: Feminist Research Practice
WMST 411-001: RS: Feminist Research Practice
Johnson Center 240A
Section Information for Spring 2017
This class will provide an introduction to feminist approaches to social research. Students will collect, analyze, and write-up research data as you examine many of the central methodological issues and questions raised by feminist scholars. These include feminist critiques of positivism, feminist standpoint theory, social action research models, and feminist engagements with ethical concerns in doing research with human subjects. We emphasize a learning-by-doing approach to prepare students to conduct research.
Course Information from the University Catalog
Undertake a semester-long research project investigating an issue of importance to feminist scholarship utilizing a variety of methods typically used by feminist scholars, including quantitative, qualitative, historical, or textual. Enhance understanding of techniques for collecting, analyzing, and writing up empirical material as well as critical engagement with ethical, interpretive, and representational considerations relating to feminist research. May not be repeated for credit.
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