WOMENSTD 602 - Approaches to Feminist Scholarship in the Social Sciences
Section: 001
Term: FA 2011
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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What is feminist scholarship and how is it done? And what does it mean to claim that scholarship is feminist?

This course explores these questions through comparative analysis of scholarship by feminists working in disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. We will examine fundamental topics in feminist research, including the politics of knowledge production, forms of evidence, connections between livedexperience and authority, the role of the researcher in the research process, and intersections of inequalities and identities. The overall goal of the course is to help graduate students enrich their own scholarship through a deeper understanding of feminist methodologies.

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WOMENSTD 602 - Approaches to Feminist Scholarship in the Social Sciences
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
26890
Open
Wolv. Access
 
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Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Meets with WS 601
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ISBN: 0813512581
Landscape for a good woman a story of two lives, Author: Carolyn Kay Steedman., Publisher: Rutgers Univ. Press 4. paperba 1994
Required
ISBN: 0822326175
Sapphic slashers : sex, violence, and American modernity, Author: Lisa Duggan., Publisher: Duke University Press 2000
Required
ISBN: 9780822340669
The making of Our bodies, ourselves : how feminism travels across borders, Author: Kathy Davis., Publisher: Duke University Press 2007
Required
ISBN: 0520252306
Dude, you're a fag : masculinity and sexuality in high school, Author: C.J. Pascoe., Publisher: University of California Press [Online-Au 2007
Required
ISBN: 9780813543512
BookMarks : reading in Black and white : a memoir, Author: by Karla F.C. Holloway., Publisher: Rutgers University Press 2006
Required
ISBN: 9780759109032
Feminist methodologies for critical researchers : bridging differences, Author: Joey Sprague., Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield 2005
Optional
ISBN: 0748621555
Research methods for English studies, Author: edited by Gabriele Griffin., Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Transferre 2005
Optional
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