Feminist Methods

What is feminist research? What is feminist methods? This course addresses these questions by exploring the methods of interviewing, ethnography, surveys, focus groups, and participatory action research from a feminist perspective. The class grounds methods in anthropology, sociology, and explores examples from across the social sciences. The readings for the class explore topics of engaged research and feminist politics of knowledge production. The course focuses on situating multiple methods within feminist epistemologies, and critically examining self- reflectivity among researchers and the ways they influence research.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 25

Prerequisites: None

Instructor: Savit

Distribution Requirements: SBA - Social and Behavioral Analysis

Typical Periods Offered: Spring

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Spring