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Title Feminist evaluation and research : theory and practice / edited by Sharon Brisolara, Denise Seigart, Saumitra SenGupta.

Publication Info. New York : The Guilford Press, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 368 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; Part I. Feminist Theory, Research, and Evaluation; 1. Feminist Theory: Its Domains and Applications; 2. Research and Evaluation: Intersections and Divergence; 3. Researcher/Evaluator Roles and Social Justice; 4. A Transformative Feminist Stance: Inclusion of Multiple Dimensions of Diversity with Gender; 5. Feminist Evaluation for Nonfeminists; First Reflection; Part II. Feminist Evaluation in Practice; 6. An Explication of Evaluator Values: Framing Matters.
7. Measuring Gender Inequality in Angola: A Feminist-Ecological Model for Evaluation8. Feminist Evaluation in South Asia: Building Bridges of Theory and Practice; 9. Latin American Feminist Perspectives on Gender Power Issues in Evaluation; Second Reflection; Part III. Feminist Research in Practice; 10. Feminist Research Approaches to Studying School-Based Health Care: A Three-Country Comparison; 11. Feminist Research Approaches to Empowerment in Syria; 12. Feminist Research Approaches to Studying Sub-Saharan Traditional Midwives.
Final Reflection. Feminist Social Inquiry: Relevance, Relationships, and ResponsibilityGlossary; Author Index; Subject Index; About the Editors; Contributors.
Summary This thought-provoking book explores the 'whats, ' 'whys, ' and 'hows' of integrating feminist theory and methods into applied research and evaluation practice. Illustrative cases drawn from U.S. and international studies address a range of social and health issues. The book provides an overview of feminist theory and research strategies as well as detailed discussions of how to use a feminist lens, practical steps and challenges in implementation, and what feminist methods contribute to research and evaluation projects. Reflections at the close of each section invite the reader to consider key.
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Subject Feminism -- Research.
Feminist theory.
Women's studies.
Interdisciplinary research.
women's studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Women's studies.
Interdisciplinary research.
Feminism -- Research.
Feminist theory.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Brisolara, Sharon, editor.
Seigart, Denise M., 1958- editor.
SenGupta, Saumitra, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Feminist evaluation and research. New York : The Guilford Press, [2014] 9781462515202 (DLC) 2014008514 (OCoLC)860756095
ISBN 9781462515318
9781462515202 (Paperback)
1462515207 (Paperback)
9781462515301 (Hardcover)
1462515304 (Hardcover)