Feminist Methods & Methodology

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Fernandez, Leela. (1999). Reading “India’s Bandit Queen”: A transnational feminist perspective on the discrepancies of representation. Signs, 25(1), 123-152.

Fine, Michelle. (1992). Disruptive voices: The possibilities of feminist research. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

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Haraway, Donna J. (1988). Situated knowledges: The science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective. Feminist Studies, 14(3), 575-599.

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Kelly, Liz, Regan, Linda & Burton, Sheila. (1992). Defending the indefensible?: Quantitative methods and feminist research. In Hilary Hinds, Ann Phoenix & Jackie Stacy (Eds.). Working out: New directions for women’s studies (pp. 149-160). London: Falmer Press.

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Kremer, Belinda. (1990). Learning to say no: Keeping feminist research for ourselves. Women’s Studies International Forum, 13(5), 463-467.

Laslett, Barbara, Joeres, Ruth-Ellen B., Maynes, Mary Jo, Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks & Barker-Nunn, Jeanne. History and theory: Feminist research, debates, contestations. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Lather, Patti. (1991). Getting smart: Feminist research and pedagogy with/in the postmodern. New York: Routledge.

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Lather, Patti. (2007). Getting lost: Feminist efforts toward a double(d) science. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

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Oakley, Ann. (1996). Gender, methodology and people’s ways of knowing: Some problems with feminism and the paradigm debate in social science. Sociology, 32(4), 707-731.

Oakley, Ann. (2006). Resistances to “new” technologies of evaluation: Education research in the UK as a case study. Evidence and policy: A journal of research, debate and practice, 2(1), 63-87.

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