WGS 312: Feminist Research Methods
Prerequisite: WGS 201 or HLT 201 or permission of instructor
General Education requirement: 5B - Engagement
Framework for thinking and learning about research in women's studies. The course provides an overview of the terminology and key concepts in feminist research methods. It begins with an examination of feminist critiques of traditional methods of research and conceptions of knowledge. The course then covers, among other things, work on standpoint theory, research methods in the natural and social sciences, ethical/political issues in research and the practice of cross-cultural research.