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- DescriptionA critique of concepts has been central to feminist scholarship since its inception. However, while gender scholars have identified the analytical gaps in existing social science concepts, few have systematically mapped out a gendered approach to issues in political analysis and theory development. This volume addresses this important gap in the literature by exploring the methodology of concept construction and critique, which is a crucial step to disciplined empirical analysis, research design, causal explanations, and testing hypotheses. Leading gender and politics scholars use a common framework to discuss methodological issues in some of the core concepts of feminist research in political science, including representation, democracy, welfare state governance, and political participation. This is an invaluable work for researchers and students in women's studies and political science.
- Author BiographyGary Goertz teaches political science at the University of Arizona. He is the author or co-author of seven books and over forty articles on issues of international politics, methodology, and conflict studies, including Contexts of International Politics (Cambridge, 1994). Amy G. Mazur is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Washington State University. Focusing her research on comparative feminist policy issues, she has published numerous book chapters and articles and is author or editor of four books, including Theorizing Feminist Policy (2002).
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication13/11/2008
- SubjectGender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note2 graphs
- Weight640 g
- Width174 mm
- Height247 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Edited byAmy G. Mazur,Gary Goertz
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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