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What Feminist Science Studies Can Offer

Janet A. Kourany

in Philosophy of Science after Feminism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199732623
eISBN:
9780199866403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732623.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter takes up the feminists’ normative questions regarding science introduced in chapter 1 together with the various feminist science studies approaches they have engendered—the ... More


Contributing to the Discipline

Rebecca Todd Peters and Bernadette McNary-Zak

in Teaching Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732869
eISBN:
9780199918522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732869.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The chapter situates Undergraduate Research in Religious Studies within the contexts of the institutional and national organizations such as the Council of Undergraduate Research by addressing the ... More


Introduction

Susan James

in Spinoza on Philosophy, Religion, and Politics: The Theologico-Political Treatise

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199698127
eISBN:
9780191740558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698127.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The introduction sets out a distinctive methodological approach to the study of the Theologico‐Political Treatise. In contrast to the stances taken by many other commentators, this book illuminates ... More


Teaching Mysticism

William B. Parsons (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199751198
eISBN:
9780199918782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751198.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the academic study of religion the term mysticism has been widely employed and deeply debated, creating multiple tensions within both religious traditions and the academic discourse found within ... More


Methods and Data

Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker

in Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691175591
eISBN:
9781400887828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175591.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at the questions of data and methodology. It is divided into three parts. The first part introduces in much greater detail the intuition behind the study's methodological approach. ... More


Introduction

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter discusses the most deeply affected victims in Madagascar, namely the marginalized coastal youth. It first describes the nation of Madagascar and the town of Ambanja, which ... More


Researching the asylum-migration-community nexus

Maggie O'Neill

in Asylum, migration and community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422231
eISBN:
9781447301516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422231.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter studies the various methodological approaches to researching the asylum–migration–community nexus. It discusses the research with and for asylum seekers, refugees, and migrants, while ... More


Introduction

Anne Galletta and William E. Cross

in Mastering the Semi-Structured Interview and Beyond: From Research Design to Analysis and Publication

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732939
eISBN:
9780814732953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732939.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter describes the semi-structured interview, which addresses specific dimensions of the research question while also allowing for study participants to offer new meanings to the ... More


Time-use Surveys in Latin America: 2005–15

Valeria Esquivel

in Mainstreaming Unpaid Work: Time-use Data in Developing Policies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468256
eISBN:
9780199087549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468256.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter observes that the decade of 2005–15 witnessed rapid expansion of time-use surveys in Latin America at an unprecedented rate. It discusses the different methodological approaches used in ... More


Embracing the Paradigm of Dirty Hands

in Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Catalina interviews (the interviews of young males at the Catalina Mountain School in Tucson, Arizona) lend support to four methodological approaches. But at the same time, they expose the ... More


Introduction

Mogens Lærke, Justin E. H. Smith, and Eric Schliesser

in Philosophy and Its History: Aims and Methods in the Study of Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199857142
eISBN:
9780199345427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199857142.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The introduction explains the need for how an international, inclusive discussion about the range of different methodological approaches from different traditions of philosophy can be read alongside ... More


Envoi

Ed Sanders

in Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens: A Socio-Psychological Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199897728
eISBN:
9780199356973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897728.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

The Envoi looks at the aims of the book and summarizes its conclusions. This book has aimed to demonstrate that a methodological approach focusing on less specific terminology than on identifying ... More


Bourdieu and Practice Theory: From the Kabyle House to the Street Corner

in Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on practice theory and on the writings of Pierre Bourdieu, who self-consciously intervened in an effort to overcome the debate between Sartre and Lévi-Strauss: How does structure ... More


Climate Change and Society: Sociological Perspectives

Riley E. Dunlap and Robert J. Brulle (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199356102
eISBN:
9780199356133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356102.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Climate change is one of today’s most important issues, presenting an intellectual challenge to the natural and social sciences. While there has been progress in natural science understanding of ... More


Investigating Culture in War: Methodology, Causality, Case Studies, and Data

in Why War?: The Cultural Logic of Iraq, the Gulf War, and Suez

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226763880
eISBN:
9780226763910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226763910.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Realizing that war talk is always a case of new wine in old bottles takes us a step away from relativism, subjectivism, and the fetishization of the uniqueness of each setting toward a deductive and ... More


Arabic-Islamic Records on Latin-Christian Europe

Daniel G. König

in Arabic-Islamic Views of the Latin West: Tracing the Emergence of Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198737193
eISBN:
9780191800689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737193.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Chapter 1 introduces the reader to the general theme of the book. It discusses and defines the terminology employed to describe, analyse, and evaluate Arabic-Islamic records on medieval Western ... More


A Genealogy of the Youth Gun Field

in Language of the Gun: Youth, Crime, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226316086
eISBN:
9780226316079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226316079.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

With a view to mapping the terrain of law and policy onto the discussion of methodological approaches, the analysis here begins with a genealogical inquiry: How did law and policy alternatives ... More


Introduction: Imago Dei and the Dialectics of In-Visibility

Claudia Welz

in Humanity in God’s Image: An Interdisciplinary Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198784982
eISBN:
9780191827198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784982.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction describes the theme and aim of the book—namely (1) to clarify the meaning of the biblical notion that the human being has been created b’tselem elohim (Genesis 1:26–7; 5:1–3; 9:6), ... More


Introduction

Gregor Gall

in Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Establishes the case for examining Crow as a significant figure and leader in industrial relations, union and political scenes. This is done through the schema of a) the person, b) the politics, and ... More


Introduction

Shadaab Rahemtulla

in Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198796480
eISBN:
9780191837753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198796480.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter sets the stage for the study, laying out the primary research question and the answer to this question, both of which are outlined in the book abstract. The author’s methodological ... More


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