ERIC Number: ED341225
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Research by/for/with Women with Disabilities.
This monograph provides a Canadian perspective on ways in which women with disabilities have been excluded from research, suggests a framework for research for and with women with disabilities, and presents guidelines for stereotype-free language. It also considers the role of research in society, comments on research methods, and considers ways of communicating about women and disabilities. It stresses the need for researchers to work for and with women with disabilities. Research areas of concern to women with disabilities are identified: employment, poverty, health, violence against women with disabilities, mothering, self-image, and reproductive technologies. Specific recommendations are made for research guidelines regarding values (e.g., generation of research questions by women with disabilities through advocacy organizations); methodology (e.g., disabled women should be involved as consultants when research tools are being developed); dissemination (e.g., women with disabilities need publishing grants and sponsorship to attend and organize conferences). A glossary of 15 research terms, a bibliography of 18 items, and a list of 11 books available from the Roeher Institute are also provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Adults, Disabilities, Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Research Opportunities, Stereotypes, Values
The Roeher Institute, Kinsman Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., North York, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada ($7.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of the Secretary of State, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: G. Allan Roeher Inst., Toronto (Ontario).