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Feminist Measures in Survey Research

Feminist Measures in Survey Research

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Survey Research | Women's Studies

January 2012 | 184 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This book offers a new approach for doing quantitative feminist research, demonstrating how a feminist perspective can inform virtually every aspect of the research process, from survey design, to statistical modelling, to the theoretical frameworks used to interpret results.

Catherine E. Harnois makes feminist theory, particularly multiracial feminist theory, accessible and relevant to survey researchers. She assists students and researchers in incorporating these theories into survey design and analysis and shows how this can offer substantive insights into the social world that have been underutilized to date by survey researchers.

Chapter 1. Feminist Theory and Survey Research
Chapter 2. (Inter)disciplinarity in Feminist Survey Research
Chapter 3. Analytic Interventions of Multiracial Feminism: Measuring and Modeling Sexism with an Intersectional Approach
Chapter 4. Further Re-modeling with Multiracial Feminism: Highlighting interactive effects of race, ethnicity, age, and gender
Chapter 5. Complicating the General with Narratives of the Particular: Analyzing "feminism" with a multiracial feminist approach
Chapter 6. Multiracial Feminism and Survey Research: Re-thinking the "Impossibility of Coherence"

”The book speaks to readers in a number of social science disciplines. It will improve standard methods of survey research and provide feminist scholars with useful tools.”

Alyssa N. Zucker
The George Washington University

“This book makes important contributions to the study of intersectionality in the social sciences. It provides interesting and clear critiques of current survey instruments and analysis and demonstrates how alternative models might elucidate our understandings of the world.”

Celeste Montoya
University of Colorado, Boulder

”The author has created a book that is comprehensive in its scope, widely accessible and on the forefront of feminist research. Multiracial feminist theory has remained on the margins for too many, for far too long. This book brings multiracial feminism center stage by making it our starting point for doing research.”

Natalie J. Bourdon
Mercer University

“This book addresses a real gap in feminist methods literature.”

Jo Reger
Oakland University

A very good book but supplemental to the course. depends very much on dissertation subject

Robert Perrett
School of Management, Bradford University
March 9, 2013

Curious about book but content not relevant.

Dr Abby Train
Mathematical Sciences Dept, New Mexico State University - Las Cruces
April 18, 2012

Catherine E. Harnois

Catherine E. Harnois is Professor and Chair of the Department of Sociology at Wake Forest University, where she teaches courses on social inequality and research methods. She is the author of two books: Feminist Measures in Survey Research (SAGE 2013) and Analyzing Inequalities: An Introduction to Race, Class, Gender & Sexuality Using the US General Social Survey (SAGE, 2018). Her current research uses an intersectional framework to investigate issues of political consciousness, identity, and discrimination. Her methodological work on the intersection of gender and racial discrimination received the 2012 Outstanding Contribution to... More About Author

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