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Syllabus Themes and Methods in Feminist Reaserch - 54239
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Last update 17-07-2018
HU Credits: 2

Degree/Cycle: 2nd degree (Master)

Responsible Department: Gender Studies

Semester: 1st Semester

Teaching Languages: Hebrew

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Inbal Wilamovski

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Wednesday 13:00-14:00

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Inbal Wilamovski

Course/Module description:
The course deals with the relation between feminist theories and methodology. It looks into the questions of choosing the research question, the studied population, research methods, power relations between the researcher and the informants, interpretation and validity.

Course/Module aims:
The course is a framework for advanced thinking and learning for students who are interested in expanding their methodological knowledge with view to writing a research paper based on a critical gender perspective.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
At the end of this course students will be able to understand the relationship between research methods and theoretical concepts in feminism, to recognize different research methods, to understand issues in feminist research and their basic implementation.

Attendance requirements(%):
Full attendance

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: lectures and discussions, exercises in class and writing assignments

Course/Module Content:
1. Feminist Epistemology
2. Local contexts of research
3. The question research
4. Quantitative feminist research
5. Qualitative feminist research
6.Feminist interview
7. Feminist ethnography
8. Reading texts
9. Data analysis
10. Feminist writing
11. Action research and social change
12. Ethical issues

Required Reading:
Please see course website (moodle)

Additional Reading Material:
Please see course website (moodle)

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.