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Author Ackerly, Brooke A

Title Doing feminist research in political and social science / Brooke Ackerly and Jacqui True

Publ Info Basingstoke ; New York, N.Y. : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
 CCE Main Collection  H62 .A5127 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  H62 .A5127 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI Reference  H62 .A5127 2010    LIB USE ONLY
 Wheaton Stacks  H62 .A5127 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 303 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-292) and indexes
Contents Introduction to feminist research -- A feminist research ethic explained -- Feminist roadmaps : planning, doing, and presenting your research -- Question-driven research : formulating a good question -- Theory and conceptualization, including the literature review -- The personal and the political : constraints and opportunities of research design -- Designing and timing a research project -- Sampling cases, operationalizing concepts and variables, and selecting data requirements -- Generating and collecting data -- Common techniques for analysis -- Structured inquiry research designs -- Methods for data management and field research -- Writing and publishing -- Feminist research ethic, review, and evaluation
Note This extremely innovative interdisciplinary text guides the reader through the research process from research design through to analysis and presentation while at the same time introducing the range of debates, challenges and tools that feminists use in their research around the world
LC subject Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology
Political science -- Research -- Methodology
Feminist theory
Add Author True, Jacqui
ISBN 9780230507760 (hbk.)
023050776X (hbk.)
0230507778 (pbk.)
9780230507777 (pbk.)