This book presents feminist commentary on both feminist and traditional methods. It illustrates feminist methods, including oral history, linguistic analysis, feminist anthropology informed by feminist literary criticism, and reinterpretation of empirical data from a feminist perspective.
0. Introduction Part One: Feminist Research Methods 1. Gender and Science 2. Feminist Criticism of the Social Sciences 3. Knowledge and Women's Interests: Issues of Epistemology and Methodology in Feminist Sociological Research 4. Beginning Where We Are: Feminist Methodology in Oral History Part Two: Exemplary Readings 5. Laura Ellsworth Seiler: In the Streets 6. The Vision of a Woman Shaman 7. Between Two Worlds: German Feminist Approaches to Working-Class Women and Work 8. Women and Suicide in Historical Perspective 9. How Large Are Cognitive Gender Differences? A Meta-Analysis Using ω2 and d 10. Interaction: The Work Women Do 11. A New Approach to Understanding the Impact of Gender on the Legislative Process