SOCY 5509 Feminist Approaches to Theory and Methodology (Spring: 3 )
This course examines a range of feminist, social science and philosophy of science literature that is concerned with issues of methodology. We address the following: (1) What are the basic assumptions concerning the scientific method in the existing social science literature? (2) Is there a feminist methodology? (3) To what degree is science a cultural institution influenced by economic, social and political values? (4) To what extent is science affected by sexist attitudes and to what extent does it reinforce them?
Instructor(s): Sharlene Hesse-Biber
Last Updated: 07-Dec-13