Course: GWS 302. Feminist Methods (3)
Prerequisite: GWS 100 or GWS 110 or GWS 300 or instructor consent. In this course, students will be introduced to qualitative and quantitative research methods. The course will provide an overview of some of the critical concepts in the history of feminist research (e.g., feminist empiricism, feminist standpoint, inclusion of difference) and debates surrounding epistemology and methodology. The course will examine and evaluate interdisciplinary feminist research that have been proposed as uniquely suited for gender and women’s studies, as well as its proposed elements, goals and politics.