This fascinating book illustrates the complex relationship between gender and research. The authors use concrete examples and draw upon their own gendered experiences by including mini-case studies from research projects in areas such as childhood studies, health care and education.
Liz Jones is Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and is editor of "Early Childhood Studies: A Multiprofessional Approach" (Open UP, 2005). Ian Barron is Principal Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Introduction; 1. "Maleness" of research paradigms; 2. Feminist perspectives; 3. Post-modern perspectives; 4. Issues of masculinity; 5. Male researchers in feminised fields; 6. Performing research; References; Index.