The course aims to equip students with knowledge, skills and techniques in designing and conducting research based on gender perspective. Research related to gender and development asks questions from feminist perspectives and relate to respondents based on egalitarian principles. The course is designed for students who wish to familiarize themselves with gender research, and attempts to guide students to develop research questions and orient them with different research methods and tools to answer to the research questions.
The students on completion of this course would be able to:
• Formulate gender research problems and identify appropriate techniques for related questions.
• Understand how feminist epistemologies inform social research
• Understand the practice and principles of qualitative and quantitative social research.
• Conduct qualitative and quantitative social analysis.