Introduction to Research Methods and Methodologies

2. What are methods?

Methods are specific techniques or research practices through which research is conducted (Stanley and Wise, 1990, p. 26).

The qualitative feminist research methods that are being used in the GenUrb project include:

  1. Interviews (for a details on how to conduct interviews see the module on ‘Interviews’).
  2. Focus Groups
  3. Observation
  4. Activity Diaries
  5. Mental mapping (for a details on how to conduct interviews see the module on ‘Mental mapping’).