Developing sensitivity in questions of gender, using feminist research and IKS principles

SOURCE: Educational research: an African approach
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2015
TITLE AUTHOR(S): T.Meyiwa, T.Maseti
SOURCE EDITOR(S): C.Okeke, M.Van Wyk
KEYWORDS: FEMININITY, GENDER EQUALITY, RESEARCH
DEPARTMENT: Inclusive Economic Development (IED)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 9026

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the general understanding of feminist research practice, it looks at various traditions of feminist research. When reading this chapter the reader should be able to build on the understandings of feminist research, delineate the meaning and characteristics of feminist research alongside IKS principles. The chapter presents contexts and rationale of feminist and IKS research and shows how feminist research can be undertaken.