The fully revised and updated Second Edition of Feminist Research Practice: A Primer, edited by Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber, draws on the expertise of a stellar group of interdisciplinary scholars who cover cutting-edge res
Sharlene Nagy Hesse-Biber (Ph D, University of Michigan) is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Women’s Studies & Gender Studies Program at Boston College in Massachusetts. She has published widely on the impact of sociocultural factors on women’s body image, including her book Am I Thin Enough Yet? The Cult of Thinness and the Commercialization of Identity, which was selected as one of Choice Magazine’s best academic books for 1996. She has also written widely on methodological and methods issues, including the role of technology and emergent methods in social research. Dr. Hesse-Biber is co-editor of Emergent Methods in Social Research and the Handbook of Emergent Methods, as well as co-author of The Practice of Qualitative Research. She is also editor of the Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis, which was selected as one of the Critics’ Choice Award winners by the American Education Studies Association and was also chosen as one of Choice Magazine’s Outstanding Academic titles for 2007. Dr. Hesse-Biber is co-developer of the software program Hyper RESEARCH, a computer-assisted program for analyzing qualitative data, and the new transcription tool Hyper TRANSCRIBE. For more information, see www.researchware.com.
Chapter 1. A Re-Invitation to Feminist Research - Sharlene Hesse-BiberChapter 2. Feminist Empiricism and Standpoint Theory: Approaches to Understanding the Social World - Nancy A. Naples and Barbara GurrChapter 3. Feminist Postmodernism, Poststructuralism and Critical Theory - Nollaig Frost and Frauke ElichaoffChapter 4. Ethics and Feminist Research - Linda BellChapter 5. What Is Feminist Ethnography? - Elana D. Buch and Karen M. StallerChapter 6. Feminist Practice of Action and Community Research - M. Brinton Lykes and Alison CrosbyChapter 7. Feminist Approaches to In-Depth Interviewing - Sharlene Hesse-BiberChapter 8. The Practice of Feminist Focus Groups - Jennie MundayChapter 9. Feminist Media Research - Heather Mc Intosh and Lisa M. CuklanzChapter 10. Feminist Survey Research - Kathi Miner and Toby JayaratneChapter 11. The Feminist Practice of Program Evaluation - Donna M. Mertens and Nichole StewartChapter 12. Feminist Approaches to Mixed Methods Research - Sharlene Hesse-BiberChapter 13. Conclusion: Putting Together Your Research Project - Sharlene Hesse-Biber