I’m interested in looking at research methodologies, particularly quantitative methodologies through non-white, non-european, non-dominant cultural, non-patriarchial lenses, so I’m in the process of collecting books that cover the topic. Here’s a list of what I’ve got so far.
- Thicker than Blood: How Racial Statistics Lie, by Tukufu Zuberi (2003)
- W.E.B. Du Bois’s Black Portraits: Visualizing Black America, The Color Line at the turn of the 20th Century, Edited by Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Britt Rusert (2018)
- White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology Edited by Tukufu Zuberi & Eduardo Bonilla-Silva (2008)
- Indigenous Statistics: A quantitative research methodology by Maggie Walter & Chris Andersen (2013)
- The Handbook of Ethical Research with Ethnocultural Populations and Communities Edited by Joseph E. Trimble & Celia B. Fisher (2005) (This book was a textbook for a course I took during my PhD program, I highly recommend it).
- Race after Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the new Jim Code by Ruha Benjamin (2019)
- Algorithms of oppression: How search engines reinforce racism by Safiya Umoja Noble (2018)
- Weapons of math destruction: How big data increases inequality and threatens democracy by Cathy O’Neil (2017)
- Invisible women: Exposing data bias in a world made for men by Caroline Criado Perez (2019)
- Automating inequality: How high tech tools profile, police and punish the poor by Virginia Eubanks (2018)
- On Being a Data Skeptic, by Cathy O’Neil (2014, Free download at link)
- Fearing the Black Body: The racial origins of fat phobia, Sabrina Strings (2019)
- Transformative Research and Evaluation by Donna Mertens (2008)
- New Scholarship in Critical Quantitative Research, Part 1: Studying Institutions and People in Context: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 158 Edited by Frances K. Stage & Ryan S. Wells (2014)
- New Scholarship in Critical Quantitative Research, Part 2: New Populations, Approaches, and Challenges: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 163 Edited by Ryan S. Wells & Frances K. Stage (2015)
- Past, Present, and Future of Critical Quantitative Research in Higher Education by Ryan S. Wells & Frances K. Stage (2015).
- Research and evaluation in education & psychology: Integrating diversity with quantitative, qualitative, & mixed methods by Donna Mertens (2015)
- Handbook of racial & ethnic minority psychology Edited by Guillermo Bernal, Joseph E. Trimble, A. Kathleen Burlew, Fredrick T.L. Leong (2002) (Note: there is a methodology section)
- Research as Resistance: Revisiting Critical, Indigenous, and Anti-Oppressive Approaches Edited by Leslie Brown & Susan Strega (2005)
- Rethinking Society in the 21st Century: Critical Readings in Sociology Edited by Kate Bezanson & Michelle Webber (2016)
- Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples by Linda Tuhiwai Smith (2012) (Note: This is a qualitative methods book, but was mentioned to me by MANY people I deeply respect. She also gave the Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture at AERA 2018, I listed it because I should read it and it will influence my thinking on quant methods).
- Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change by Eve Tuck & K. Wayne Yang (2014)
Special thanks to Kim McAloney for inspiring me to take a much deeper look into this than I was, and for sending titles of books I need to own.
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