Guiding students step-by-step through the research process while simultaneously introducing a range of debates, challenges and tools that feminist scholars use, the second edition of this popular textbook provides a vital...Show More
Guiding students step-by-step through the research process while simultaneously introducing a range of debates, challenges and tools that feminist scholars use, the second edition of this popular textbook provides a vital resource to those students and researchers approaching their studies from a feminist perspective. Interdisciplinary in its approach, the book covers everything from research design, analysis and presentation, to formulating research questions, data collection and publishing research. Offering the most comprehensive and practical guide to the subject available, the text is now also fully updated to take account of recent developments in the field, including participatory action research, new technologies and methods for working with big data and social media.
Doing Feminist Research is required reading for undergraduate and postgraduate courses taking a feminist approach to Social Science Methodology, Research Design and Methods. It is the ideal guide for all students and scholars carrying out feminist research, whether in the fields of International Relations, Political Science, Interdisciplinary International and Global Studies, Development Studies or Gender and Women’s Studies.Show Less
- An accessible and theoretically informed guide to the various dilemmas and choices that arise in the process of doing research from a feminist perspective.
- More comprehensive and practical than other texts on feminist methodology.
- Features a truly international base of research examples, ideal for students and scholars seeking a less parochial, more `worldly' guide to research.
- New discussions of contemporary research methods, including participatory action research, survey research and technology, and methods for big data and social media.
- Updated to reflect recent developments in feminist and gender theory, with references to the latest research examples and new boxes considering recent shifts in the social and political sciences.
- Brand new boxed examples throughout covering topics including collaborations, femicide, negotiating changing research environments and the pros and cons of feminist participatory action research.
- The text is now written in the first (authors) and second (readers) person making the text clearer, more consistent and inclusive from the reader point of view.
2. A Feminist Research Ethic Explained
3. Feminist Roadmaps: Planning, Doing, and Presenting Your Research
4. Question-Driven Research: Formulating a Good Question
5. Theory and Conceptualization: situating your topic, also known as….“The Literature Review”
6. The Personal and the Political: Constraints and Opportunities of Research Design
7. Designing and Timing a Research Project
8. Sampling Cases, Operationalizing Concepts and Variables, and Selecting Data Requirements
9. Generating and Collecting Data
10. Common Techniques for Analysis
11. Structured Inquiry Research Designs
12. Methods for Data Management and Field Research
13. Writing and Publishing
14. Conclusion: Feminist Research Ethic, Review, and Evaluation.
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