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WSM4020

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Suzanne Fraser

Synopsis

This unit prepares students to undertake extended research within the broad interdisciplinary area of feminist scholarship. It will pose a range of questions, such as: What is feminist epistemology? What makes research feminist? Are there specific feminist research methods? How, as researchers, do we deal with the ethical questions and political nature of feminist research? The unit explores differing practical modes of feminist research as students develop and document their own research projects.

Assessment

Written (9000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Kate Seear

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week