Skip to main content

GEND5101M
Module Reading List

Researching Gender, 2016/17, Semester 1
Dr Sally Hines
s.hines@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Books for Assessed Book Review:

Patricia Hill Collins (1990) Black Feminist Thought: Knowledge, Consciousness and the Politics of Empowerment , London: Harper Collins.

Sandra Harding (1986) The Science Question in Feminism , New York: Cornell University Press.

Donna Haraway (1997) Modest_Witness@Second_Millennium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse : feminism and technoscience , London: Routledge.

 

Top of page

Week 1: Feminist Methodology and Epistemology

Set Reading: 

Two from the following:

Bhavnani, K. "Tracing the Contours: Feminist Research and Feminist Objectivity." Women's studies international forum.. Vol. 16. No. 2. Pergamon, 1993.

Grosz, E. (1995) ‘Feminism after the Death of the Author’ Space, time and perversion : essays on the politics of bodies, London: Routledge. Chapter 1. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Harding, S. (1991) ‘Feminist Standpoint Epistemology’, extracts from Whose science? Whose knowledge? : thinking from women's lives, Milton Keynes: Open University Press in M. Lederman and I. Bartsch (eds.) The gender and science reader. London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Haraway, D. (1986) ‘Situated Knowledges: The Science Question in Feminism and the Privilege of Partial Perspective’, Feminist Studies., 14 (3), 575-599.

Oakley, A. (1981) ‘Interviewing Women: a Contradiction in Terms,’ in H. Roberts (ed.) Doing Feminist Research, London: Routledge.

Probyn, E. (1993) ‘Moving Selves and Stationary Others’ in Sexing the self : gendered positions in cultural studies, London: Routledge. Chapter 3.

Ryan-Flood, R. and Gill, R. (eds). (2013) Secrecy and silence in the research process : feminist reflections. London: Routledge.

 

Top of page

Week 2: Research Through Interviewing and Focus Groups 

Set Reading: 

Cameron, K. A., Salazar, L.F., Bernhardt, J. M., Burgess-Whitman, N., Wingood, G. M. and DiClemente, R.M. (2005) Adolescents’ experience with sex on the web: results from online focus groups Journal of adolescence. 28 (4) pp 535–540

Edwards, R. (1993) 'An Education In Interviewing: Placing the Researcher and the Research' in Renzetti, C. M. and Lee, R.M (1993), Researching sensitive topics London: Sage Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Frey, J. and Fontana, A. (1991) ‘The Group Interview in Social Research’ The social science journal., Volume 28, Issue 2: 175-187

Further Reading

Bloor, M. et al (2001) Focus groups in social research: Sage.

De Laine,M. (2000) Fieldwork, participation and practice : ethics and dilemmas in qualitative researchSage.

Edwards E. and Holland J. (2013) What is qualitative interviewing? London: Bloomsbury.

Gilbert, N. (1993) (ed.) Researching Social Life: Sage.

Gubrium, J. and Holstein J. (2002) (eds.) The Sage handbook of interview research : the complexity of the craft: Sage.

Mann, S. (2016) The research interview : reflective practice and reflexivity in research processes: Palgrave.

Mason, J. (1996) Qualitative researching, London: Sage.

Ritchie, J., and Lewis, J. (2003) Qualitative Research Practice: Sage

Rubin, H. J. (2005) Qualitative Interviewing: The Art of Hearing Data: Sage.

 

Top of page

Week 3: Ethnography 

Set Reading

Stacey, J. (1988) “Can there be a feminist ethnography?” Women's studies international forum. 77(1): 21–27

Wheatley, EE (1994) “How can we engender ethnography with a feminist imagination?: A rejoinder to Judith Stacey” Women's studies international forum. 17(4): 403-416

Further Reading

Anderson, L. (2006) ‘Analytic autoethnography’, Journal of contemporary ethnography., 35, 373-395.

Anderson, L and Austin, M (2012) ‘Auto-ethnography in leisure studies’, Leisure Studies, 31(2), 131-146

Aune, K. (2008) "Feminist Ethnography." Encyclopedia of gender and society.Ed. . Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 309-12.

Behar, R (1996). The vulnerable observer : anthropology that breaks your heart, Boston, Beacon Press.

Behar, R. and Gordon, D. A. (Eds.) (1995) Women writing culture. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Bell, D. ,Caplan, P. and Karim, W. J. (Eds.). (1993). Gendered fields : women, men and ethnography. London: Routledge.

Coffey, A (1999) The ethnographic self : fieldwork and the representation of identity (London, Safe)

Cole, S. & Phillips, L. (eds.). (1995). Ethnographic feminisms : essays in anthropology. Ottawa, ON, Canada: Carleton University Press.

S. Delamont (2007) ‘Arguments against auto-ethnography’, Qualitative Researcher, 4 - Available online: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/documents/168227.htm

Douglas, M. (1966 rep 2002) Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo, London: Routledge. Chapter 9 ‘The System at War with Itself’.

Ellis, C. (2004) The ethnographic I : a methodological novel about autoethnography, Walnut Creek, Altamira Press.

Ellis, C. and Bochner, A. (2006) “Analyzing analytic autoethnography: an autopsy”. Journal of contemporary ethnography., 35, 429-449.

Hammersley, M. (2007) Ethnography: Principles in Practice, London: Routledge.

P. Markula (2001) ‘Bodily dialogues: writing the self’, International Sports Studies, 23(1/2), 24-29. - Available online: http://library.la84.org/SportsLibrary/ISS/ISS2301/ISS2301e.pdf

Reed-Danahay, D. E. (ed) (1997) Auto/ethnography : rewriting the self and the social. Oxford: Berg

Sparkes, A. (2009) “Ethnography and the senses: challenges and possibilities”. Qualitative research in sport and exercise., 1, 21-35.

Throsby, K. (2013) “If I go in like a cranky sea-lion, I come out like a smiling dolphin”: marathon swimming and the unexpected pleasures of being a body in water Feminist review., 103, 5-22.

Visweswaran, K. (1994). Fictions of feminist ethnography. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Warren, C. A. B. and Hackney, J. K. (2000). Gender issues in ethnography (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Willis, P. (2000) The ethnographic imagination, Cambridge: Polity.

Recommended ethnographies

(This is just a small sample, but the best way to learn about ethnography is to see in practice)

Abadie, R. (2010) The professional guinea pig : Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects, Durham: Duke.

Andersson, R. (2014) Illegality, inc : clandestine migration and the business of bordering Europe. Oakland CA: University of California Press

Downey, G. (2005) Learning capoeira : lessons in cunning from an Afro-Brazilian art, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Edmonds, A. (2010) Pretty modern : beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in Brazil, Durham; London, Duke University Press.

Hahn, T. (2007) Sensational knowledge : embodying culture through Japanese dance, Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press.

Knowles, C. (2014) Flip-flop : a journey through globalisation's backroads. London: Pluto Press

Mol, A. (2002) The body multiple : ontology in medical practice Durham: Duke University Press

Ortner, S. (1999) Life and death on Mt. Everest : Sherpas and Himalayan mountaineering, Princeton; Oxford, Princeton University Press.

Petryna, A. (2003) Life exposed : biological citizens after Chernobyl, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Pilkington, H (2016) Loud and proud : passion and politics in the English Defence League Manchester: MUP

Rapp, R. (1999) Testing women, testing the fetus : the social impact of amniocentesis in America, New York, Routledge.

Scheper-Hughes, N. (1992). Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil, Berkeley, University of California press.

Throsby, K (2016) Immersion : marathon swimming, embodiment and identity Manchester: Manchester University Press

Wacquant, L. (2004) Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer, Oxford, Oxford University Press.

White, C. (2009) An uncertain cure : living with leprosy in Brazil, New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press.

Top of page

Week 3: Ethnography 

Set Reading: 

Mol, A. (2002) The body multiple : ontology in medical practice Durham: Duke University Press (Ch. 2: Different Atheroscleroses).

Stacey, J. (1988) “Can there be a feminist ethnography? ” Women's studies international forum. vol. 77 no. (1). pp. 21–27

Throsby, K. (2013) “If I go in like a cranky sea-lion, I come out like a smiling dolphin”: marathon swimming and the unexpected pleasures of being a body in water Feminist review. , 103, 5-22.

Further Reading: 

Aune, K. (2008) "Feminist Ethnography." Encyclopedia of gender and society . Ed. . Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 309-12. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Behar, R (1996). The vulnerable observer : anthropology that breaks your heart , Boston, Beacon Press.

Behar, R. and Gordon, D. A. (Eds.) (1995) Women writing culture . Berkeley: University of California Press.

Bell, D. , Caplan, P. and Karim, W. J. (Eds.). (1993). Gendered fields : women, men and ethnography . London: Routledge.

Cole, S. & Phillips, L. (eds.). (1995). Ethnographic feminisms : essays in anthropology . Ottawa, ON, Canada: Carleton University Press.

Douglas, M. (1966 rep 2002) Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo , London: Routledge. Chapter 9 ‘The System at War with Itself’.

Ellis, C. (2004) The ethnographic I : a methodological novel about autoethnography , Walnut Creek, Altamira Press.

Ellis, C. and Bochner, A. (2006) “Analyzing analytic autoethnography: an autopsy ”. Journal of contemporary ethnography. , 35, 429-449.

Hammersley, M. (2007) Ethnography: Principles in Practice , London: Routledge.

Reed-Danahay, D. E. (ed) (1997) Auto/ethnography : rewriting the self and the social . Oxford: Berg

Sparkes, A. (2009) “Ethnography and the senses: challenges and possibilities”. Qualitative research in sport and exercise. , 1, 21-35.

Visweswaran, K. (1994). Fictions of feminist ethnography . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Warren, C. A. B. and Hackney, J. K. (2000). Gender issues in ethnography (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Willis, P. (2000) The Ethnographic Imagination , Cambridge: Polity.

Recommended ethnographies

Abadie, R. (2010) The professional guinea pig : Big Pharma and the risky world of human subjects , Durham: Duke.

Andersson, R. (2014) Illegality, inc : clandestine migration and the business of bordering Europe . Oakland CA: University of California Press

Downey, G. (2005) Learning capoeira : lessons in cunning from an Afro-Brazilian art , Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Edmonds, A. (2010) Pretty modern : beauty, sex, and plastic surgery in Brazil , Durham; London, Duke University Press.

Hahn, T. (2007) Sensational knowledge : embodying culture through Japanese dance , Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press.

Knowles, C. (2014) Flip-flop : a journey through globalisation's backroads . London: Pluto Press

Ortner, S. (1999) Life and death on Mt. Everest : Sherpas and Himalayan mountaineering , Princeton; Oxford, Princeton University Press.

Petryna, A. (2003) Life exposed : biological citizens after Chernobyl , Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Rapp, R. (1999) Testing women, testing the fetus : the social impact of amniocentesis in America , New York, Routledge.

Scheper-Hughes, N. (1992). Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil , Berkeley, University of California press.

Wacquant, L. (2004) Body & soul : notebooks of an apprentice boxer , Oxford, Oxford University Press.

White, C. (2009) An uncertain cure : living with leprosy in Brazil , New Brunswick, Rutgers University Press.

 

Top of page

Week 4: Using Archives

*No set reading - see handbook for information

Further Reading: 

Bloc, G. (1989) ‘Women’s History and Gender History: Aspects of an International Debate’, Gender & history. 1(1)

Burton, A. (2003) Dwelling in the archive [electronic resource] : women writing house, home, and history in late colonial India, Oxford University Press (Especially chapter 1 and Epilogue)

Burton, A. (ed.) (2005) Archive stories : facts, fictions, and the writing of history, Duke University Press (Especially the introduction by Burton)

Farge, A. (2013) The allure of the archives, Yale University Press (it’s originally published 1989 in French and the library has it as an ebook)

Hedstrom, M. (2002) 'Archives, Memory, and Interfaces With the Past', Archival science., 2 

Meyerowitz, J. (2008) ‘A History of ‘Gender’’, The American historical review., 113(5)

Schwartz, J. and Cook, T. (2002) 'Archives, Records and Power: The Making of Modern Memory', Archival science., 2

Scott, J. (1986) ‘Gender: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis’. - Available online: https://www.jstor.org/stable/1864376?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Scott, J. (2008) ‘Unanswered Questions’, The American historical review., 113(5)

Top of page

Week 5: Visual Methods

Set Reading: 

Holliday, R. 'Reflecting the self', in C. Knowles and P. Sweetman (eds), Picturing the social landscape : visual methods in the sociological imagination , London: Routledge, 2004.

van Zoonan, L. (1994) ‘Spectatorship and the Gaze’ in Feminist Media Studies , 87-97.

Williamson, J. (1978) Decoding advertisements : ideology and meaning in advertising , London: Marion Boyars. Chapter 1.

Further Reading: 

Banks, M. (2001 ) Visual methods in social research . London: Sage.

Barthes, R. (1993 [1972]) ‘Myth Today’, in Mythologies , London: Vintage. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Chaplin, E. (1994) Sociology and visual representation , London: Routledge.

Creed, B. (1993) Monstrous-feminine : film, feminism, psychoanalysis , London: Routledge.

Dyer, R. (1993) The matter of images : essays on representation , London: Routledge.

Gauntlett, D. (2002) Media, Gender and Identity , London: Routledge.

Halberstam, J. (1998) Female masculinity . Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Holliday, R. (1999) ‘The Comfort of Identity’, Sexualities. 2 (4), 475-491.

hooks, b. (1992) Black Looks: Race and Representation , London: Turnaround.

Jeffreys, S. (2005) Beauty and misogyny : harmful cultural practices in the West . London: Routledge.

Knowles, C. (with photographs by Ludovic Dabert) (2000) Bedlam on the streets , London: Routledge.

Mulvey, L. (1975) ‘Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema’ Screen. 16 (3), 6-18.

Pink, S. (2001) Doing Visual Ethnography . London: Sage.

Rose, G. (2001) Visual methodologies : an introduction to the interpretation of visual materials . London: Sage

Sedgwick, E. K. (1991) Epistemology of the Closet , Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Shildrick, M. (1997) ‘Fractures’, From: Leaky bodies and boundaries : feminism, postmodernism and (bio)ethics , London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Slater, D. (1998) ‘Analysing Cultural Objects: Content Analysis and Semiotics’, in Clive Seale (ed.) Researching Society and Culture , London: Sage, 233-244.

Spence, J. (1995) Cultural sniping : the art of transgression . London: Routledge.

Stokes, J. (2012) How to do media and cultural studies , London: Sage.

van Zoonen, L. (1994) Feminist media studies , London: Sage.

Williamson, J. (1991 ) Decoding advertisements : ideology and meaning in advertising , Marion Boyars.

Young, L. (1996) Fear of the dark : 'race', gender, and sexuality in the cinema , London: Routledge.

Top of page

Week 6: Researching New Media

Set Reading: 

Bassett, C. 2013. Feminism, Expertise and the Computational Turn. In: Thornham, H. and Weissman E. eds. Renewing feminisms : radical narratives, fantasies and futures in media studies . New York: I.B.Tauris, pp.199-215.

Boyd, d. and Crawford, K. 2012. Critical questions for big data. Information, communication and society. . 15 (5), pp.662-679.

Humphreys, S. and Vered, K.O. 2014. Reflecting on Gender and Digital Networked Media. Television & New Media . 15 (1), pp.3-13.

Nayar, P.K. 2010. An introduction to new media and cybercultures . Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Chapter 5 Gender and Sexualities. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Further Reading:

Barton, D. and Lee, C. 2013. Language Online : Investigating Digital Texts and Practices . Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Baym, N.K. 2013. Data not seen: the uses and shortcomings of social media metrics. First Monday [electronic resource]. . sep .

Bell, D.F. and Kennedy, B.M. 2000. The cybercultures reader . London: Routledge.

Bennett, L. 2013. Researching Online Fandom. Cinema journal. . 52 (4), pp.129-134.

Bivens, R. 2015. Under the Hood: The Software in Your Feminist Approach. Feminist Media Studies . 15 (4), pp.714-717.

Carstensen, T. 2013. Gender and social media. In: Carter, C., et al. eds. The Routledge Companion to Media and Gender . Abingdon: Routledge.

Carter, C. et al. 2014. The Routledge companion to media and gender . New York; London: Routledge.

Claessens, N. and Van den Bulck, H. 2014. A severe case of disliking bimbo Heidi, scumbag Jesse and bastard Tiger: analysing celebrities' online anti-fans. In: Duits, L., et al. eds. The Ashgate research companion to fan cultures . Farnham: Ashgate, pp.63-76.

Consalvo, M. and Ess, C. 2010. The handbook of internet studies . Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Fielding, N. et al. 2008. The SAGE handbook of online research methods . London; Los Angeles: SAGE.

Flanagan, M. and Booth, A. 2002. Reload : rethinking women + cyberculture . London: MIT Press.

Haraway, D.J. 1991. A Cyborg Manifesto: science, technology, and socialist-feminism in the late twentieth century. Simians, cyborgs, and women: the reinvention of nature . New York: Routledge, pp.149-182.

Hewson, C. 2003. Internet research methods : a practical guide for the social and behavioural sciences . London: SAGE.

Hine, C. 2005. Virtual methods : issues in social research on the Internet . Oxford: Berg.

Korn, J.U. and Kneese, T. 2015. Guest Editors’ Introduction: Feminist Approaches to Social Media Research: History, Activism, and Values. Feminist Media Studies . 15 (4), pp.707-710.

Lee, F.L.F. 2013. Frontiers in new media research . New York: Routledge.

Martinec, R. and Van Leeuwen, T. 2009. The language of new media design : theory and practice . London: Routledge.

Nayar, P.K. 2010. An introduction to new media and cybercultures . Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Price, S. et al. 2013. The SAGE handbook of digital technology research . Los Angeles, California: SAGE.

Risam, R. 2015. Toxic femininity 4.0. First Monday [electronic resource]. . 20 (4).

Rogers, R. 2015. Digital Methods for Web Research. In: Scott, R. and Kosslyn, S. eds. Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. John Wiley & Sons. [Not held at Leeds University Library]

Sandvoss, C. and Kearns, L. 2014. From interpretive communities to interpretative fairs: ordinary fandom, textual selection and digital media. In: Duits, L., et al. eds. The Ashgate research companion to fan cultures . Farnham: Ashgate, pp.91-106.

Thornham, H. 2015. Irreconcilability in the digital: gender, technological imaginings and maternal subjectivity. Feminist review. . (110), pp.1-17.

Wajcman, J. 2010. Feminist theories of technology. Cambridge journal of economics. . 34 (1), pp.143-152.

Wright, J.T. et al. 2010. Utopic dreams and apocalyptic fantasies : critical approaches to researching video game play . Lanham, Md; Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

Zoonen, v.E.A. 2002. Gendering the internet: Claims, controversies and cultures. European journal of communication. . 17 (1), pp.5-25.

 

Top of page

Week 7: Presentation Preparation

* No set reading - see handbook for information: 

Baxter, J. (2003) Positioning gender in discourse : a feminist methodology , Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Howarth, D. (2005) ‘Applying Discourse Theory: The Method of Articulation’, in David Howarth and Jacob Torfing (eds.) Discourse theory in European politics : identity, policy, and governance . Basingstoke: Macmillan, 316-349.

Tate, S. (2007) ‘Foucault, Bakhtin, Ethnomethodology: Accounting for Hybridity’ in Talk-in-Interaction, Forum : qualitative social research = Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung [electronic resource]. 8 (2), article 10 (open access journal on internet).

Further Reading: 

Banister, P. et al (1994) Qualitative Methods in Psychology: A Research Guide , Buckingham: Open University Press.

Billig, M.M. (1997) ‘Rhetorical and Discursive Analysis: How Families Talk about the Royal Family’, in: N. Hayes (ed.) Doing Qualitative Analysis in Psychology , London: Psychology Press.

Burman, E. and Parker, I. (1993) (eds.) Discourse analytic research : repertoires and readings of texts in action , London: Routledge.

Burr, V. (1995) An introduction to social constructionism , London: Routledge.

Coupland, J. and Gwyn, R. (eds.) (2003) Discourse, the body, and identity . Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Fairclough, N. and Wodak, R. (1997) “Critical Discourse Analysis” in T. Van Dijk (ed.) Discourse as social interaction . London: Sage, 258-284.

Fairclough, N. (1999) ‘Linguistic and Intertextual Analysis within Discourse Analysis’ in A. Jaworski and N. Coupland (eds) The Discourse Reader . London and New York: Routledge, 183-211.

Foucault, M. (1981) ‘The Order of Discourse’ in R. Young (ed.) Untying the Text: A Post-Structuralist Reader . London: Routledge. Chapter 3, 48-78. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Gergen, M.M. and Davis, S.N. (eds.) (1997) Toward a new psychology of gender , London: Routledge

Gough, B. (1998) ‘Men and the Discursive Reproduction of Masculinity: Repertoires of Difference and Equality’, Feminism & psychology. , 8 (1), 25-49.

Gough, B. and McFadden, M. (2001) Critical Social Psychology: An Introduction . Basingstoke: Palgrave (esp. Chapter 3).

Jaworski, A. and Coupland, N. (eds.) (1999) The Discourse Reader . London: Routledge.

Mottier, V. (2005) ‘From Welfare to Social Exclusion: Eugenic Social Policies and the Swiss National Order,’ in D. Howarth & J. Torfing (eds.) Discourse theory in European politics : identity, policy, and governance , London: Palgrave MacMillan, 255-274.

Parker, I., (1992) Discourse dynamics : critical analysis for social and individual psychology . London: Routledge.

Potter, J. (1996) ‘Discourse Analysis and Constructionist Approaches: Theoretical Background,’ in J.T.E. Richardson (ed.) Handbook of qualitative research methods for psychology and the social sciences , Leicester: BPS Books, 125-140.

Potter, J., and Wetherell, M., (1988) “Discourse Analysis and the Identification of Interpretive Repertoires” in C. Antaki (ed.) Analysing everyday explanation : a casebook of methods . London: Sage, 168-183.

Titscher, S., Meyer, M., Wodak, R., and Vetter, E., (2000) Methods of text and discourse analysis , London: Sage Publications.

Triechler, P. (1992) ‘AIDS, HIV and the Cultural Construction of Reality’ in G. Herdt and S. Lindenbaum (eds.) The Time of AIDS : social analysis, theory, and method . London: Sage Publications, 65-97.

Van Dijk. T., (1985) ‘Introduction: The Role of Discourse Analysis in Society’ in T. Van Dijk (ed.) Handbook of Discourse Analysis . Volume 4. Discourse Analysis in Society. London: Academic Press,1-8.

Whetherell, M., Stiven, H and Potter, J. (1987) ‘”Unequal egalitarianism”: A Preliminary Study of Discourses Concerning Gender and Employment Opportunities’, The British journal of social psychology. , 26, 59-71. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Willott, S. & Griffin, C. (1997) ‘Wham, Bam, Am I a Man? ’ Unemployed Men Talk about Masculinities’, Feminism & psychology. , 7 (1), 107-128.

Wodak, R., and Meyer, M., (2001) Methods of critical discourse analysis . London: Sage Publications. (available online via the library catalogue)

 

Top of page

Week 8: Ethics, Affect, Emotions

Set Reading: 

Clough, P. T. (2007) ‘Introduction’ in P.T Clough (with J. Halley) The affective turn : theorizing the social, Durham: Duke University Press.

Finch, J. (1993) ‘“It’s Great to Have Someone to Talk to...”: Ethics and Politics of Interviewing Women’ in W M. Hammersley in Social research : philosophy, politics and practice, Sage. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Further Reading:

Ahmed, S. (2004) The cultural politics of emotion, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Davis, K. (ed.) (1997) Embodied practices : feminist perspectives on the body, London: Sage

Goodwin, J., Jasper, J.M. and Polletta (eds.) (2001) Passionate politics : emotions and social movements, Chicago and London: Chicago University Press.

Grosz, E. (1994) Volatile bodies : toward a corporeal feminism, Bloomington: Indiana University Press

Hardt, M. (2007) ‘Forward: What Affects Are Good For’ in P.T Clough (with J. Halley) The affective turn : theorizing the social, Durham: Duke University Press.

Hochschild, A. (1983) The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling, Berkeley: University of California Press

Marony, T.A. (2006) ‘Law and Emotion: A Proposed Taxonomy of an Emerging Field’, Law & Human Behaviour, 30: 119-142. - Available online: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=726864

Munt, S. (2007) Queer attachments : the cultural politics of shame, Surrey: Ashgate.

Price, J (1999) and Shildrick, M. Feminist theory and the body : a reader, London: Routledge.

Probyn, E. (1993) Sexing the self : gendered positions in cultural studies, London and New York: Routledge.

Possner, E.A. (2001) ‘Law and the Emotions’ Georgetown Law Journal, 89.

Richards, B. (2008) The Emotional Deficit in Political Communication in M. Greco and P. Stenner, Emotions : a social science reader, London: Routledge. - Also available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10584600490481451

Shildrick, M. (2002) Embodying the monster : encounters with the vulnerable self, London: Sage.

 

Top of page

Week 9: Discourse and Policy Analysis 

Set Reading:

Baxter, J. (2003) Positioning gender in discourse : a feminist methodology, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Howarth, D. (2005) ‘Applying Discourse Theory: The Method of Articulation’, in David Howarth and Jacob Torfing (eds.) Discourse theory in European politics : identity, policy, and governance. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 316-349.

Tate, S. (2007) ‘Foucault, Bakhtin, Ethnomethodology: Accounting for Hybridity’ in Talk-in-Interaction, FQS 8 (2), article 10 (open access journal on internet). - Available online: http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/247/545

Further Reading:

Banister, P. et al (1994) Qualitative Methods in Psychology: A Research Guide, Buckingham: Open University Press.

Billig, M.M. (1997) ‘Rhetorical and Discursive Analysis: How Families Talk about the Royal Family’, in: N. Hayes (ed.) Doing qualitative analysis in psychology, London: Psychology Press.

Burman, E. and Parker, I. (1993) (eds.) Discourse analytic research : repertoires and readings of texts in action, London: Routledge.

Burr, V. (1995) An introduction to social constructionism, London: Routledge.

Coupland, J. and Gwyn, R. (eds.) (2003) Discourse, the body, and identity. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Fairclough, N. and Wodak, R. (1997) “Critical Discourse Analysis” in T. Van Dijk (ed.) Discourse as social interaction. London: Sage, 258-284.

Fairclough, N. (1999) ‘Linguistic and Intertextual Analysis within Discourse Analysis’ in A. Jaworski and N. Coupland (eds) The Discourse Reader. London and New York: Routledge, 183-211.

Foucault, M. (1981) ‘The order of discourse’ in R. Young (ed.) Untying the text : a post-structuralist reader. London: Routledge. Chapter 3, 48-78.

Gergen, M.M. and Davis, S.N. (eds.) (1997) Toward a new psychology of gender, London: Routledge

Gough, B. (1998) ‘Men and the Discursive Reproduction of Masculinity: Repertoires of Difference and Equality’, Feminism & psychology., 8 (1), 25-49.

Gough, B. and McFadden, M. (2001) Critical Social Psychology: An Introduction. Basingstoke: Palgrave (esp. Chapter 3).

Jaworski, A. and Coupland, N. (eds.) (1999) The Discourse Reader. London: Routledge.

Mottier, V. (2005) ‘From Welfare to Social Exclusion: Eugenic Social Policies and the Swiss National Order,’ in D. Howarth & J. Torfing (eds.) Discourse theory in European politics : identity, policy, and governance, London: Palgrave MacMillan, 255-274.

Parker, I., (1992) Discourse dynamics : critical analysis for social and individual psychology. London: Routledge.

Potter, J. (1996) ‘Discourse Analysis and Constructionist Approaches: Theoretical Background,’ in J.T.E. Richardson (ed.) Handbook of qualitative research methods for psychology and the social sciences, Leicester: BPS Books, 125-140.

Potter, J., and Wetherell, M., (1988) “Discourse Analysis and the Identification of Interpretive Repertoires” in C. Antaki (ed.) Analysing everyday explanation : a casebook of methods. London: Sage, 168-183.

Titscher, S., Meyer, M., Wodak, R., and Vetter, E., (2000) Methods of text and discourse analysis, London: Sage Publications.

Triechler, P. (1992) ‘AIDS, HIV and the Cultural Construction of Reality’ in G. Herdt and S. Lindenbaum (eds.) The Time of AIDS : social analysis, theory, and method. London: Sage Publications, 65-97.

Van Dijk. T., (1985) ‘Introduction: The Role of Discourse Analysis in Society’ in T. Van Dijk (ed.) Handbook of Discourse Analysis. Volume 4. Discourse Analysis in Society. London: Academic Press,1-8.

Whetherell, M., Stiven, H and Potter, J. (1987) ‘”Unequal egalitarianism”: A Preliminary Study of Discourses Concerning Gender and Employment Opportunities’, The British journal of social psychology., 26, 59-71.

Willott, S. & Griffin, C. (1997) ‘Wham, Bam, Am I a Man?’ Unemployed Men Talk about Masculinities’, Feminism & psychology., 7 (1), 107-128.

Wodak, R., and Meyer, M., (2001) Methods of Critical Discourse Analysis. London: Sage Publications. (available online via the library catalogue)

Top of page

Week 10: Assessed Presentations

*No set reading.

Top of page

Week 11: Writing a Research Proposal

*No set reading.

Useful References:

Hart, C. (1998) Doing a literature review : releasing the social science research imagination . London: Sage.

Locke, L., W, Spirduso, and S. J. Silverman (2000) Proposals That Work: A Guide for Planning Dissertations and Grant Proposals . Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage.

Madsen, D. (1983) Successful Dissertations and Theses: A Guide to Graduate Student Research from Proposal to Completion . San Francisco/ London: Jossey-Bass.

Punch, K. (2000) Developing Effective Research Proposals . London: Sage.

This list was last updated on 04/08/2016