Feminist Research Practice: A Primer / Edition 1
  • Feminist Research Practice: A Primer / Edition 1
  • Feminist Research Practice: A Primer / Edition 1

Feminist Research Practice: A Primer / Edition 1

by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber, Patricia Lina Leavy
     
 

Feminist Research Practice: A Primer provides a unique, hands-on approach to exploring a range of feminist perspectives of the research process in order to bridge the divide between theory and research methods. Editors Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Patricia Lina Leavy engage students with a clear and concise writing style and in-depth examples of a range of

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Feminist Research Practice: A Primer provides a unique, hands-on approach to exploring a range of feminist perspectives of the research process in order to bridge the divide between theory and research methods. Editors Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber and Patricia Lina Leavy engage students with a clear and concise writing style and in-depth examples of a range of research methods from ethnography, oral history, focus groups, and content analysis to interviewing and survey research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761928928
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
About the Authors
About the Chapter Contributors
About the Behind-the-Scenes Contributors
1. An Invitation to Feminist Research, by Abigail Brooks and Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
Part I: Feminist Approaches to Epistemology and Theory
2. Feminist Empiricism: Challenging Gender Bias and "Setting the Record Straight," by Denise Leckenby
3. Feminist Standpoint Epistemology: Building Knowledge and Empowerment Through Women's Lived Experience, by Abigail Brooks
4. Feminist Postmodernism and Poststructuralism, by Patricia Lina Leavy
Part II: Feminist Approaches to Research Methods and Methodology
5. The Practice of Feminist In-Depth Interviewing, by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
6. The Practice of Feminist Oral History and Focus Group Interviews, by Patricia Lina Leavy
7. The Feminist Practice of Ethnography, by Elana D. Buch and Karen M. Staller
8. The Feminist Practice of Content Analysis, by Patricia Lina Leavy
9. Feminist Approaches to Mixed-Methods Research, by Denise Leckenby and Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
10. Feminist Survey Research, by Kathi Miner-Rubino and Toby Epstein Jayaratne - Antoinette Errante, Lisa Cosgrove, Dana Jack Crowley, Diana E. H. Russel, Kristin L. Anderson, Maxine Birch, Sandra Harding, Suheyla Kirca Schroeder, Lisa Dodson, Patti Lather, Deborah Piatelli, Judith Preissle, Leah Schmalzbauer
Part III: Feminist Praxis
11. Putting It Together: Feminist Research Praxis, by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber
Index

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