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Comparative Survey, Descriptive Research

  Comparative survey research is a type of descriptive survey where it aims to compare the status of two or more variable, institutions, strategies etc. This technique often uses multiple disciplines in one study.This does not only compare different groups but also same group over time.Few points are to be kept in mind before starting the comparative survey. ·        Comparison Points -The research should be very clear regarding the points to be compared. This can also be identified through review of literature and experience of experts. ·        Assumption of Similarities -  One has to be clear about the similarities the two variable hold. If the researcher do not find this there is no point of comparison. Criteria of Comparison - The researcher has to identify the criteria of comparison keeping in mind the fairness and objectivity. Appropriate tools has to be identified for measurement of criterion variables. Comparative survey research is carried on when the researcher cannot

Analysis of Feminism and Feminist Theory

  Deconstruction               Gynocriticism Colonialism Character Sketch of Isabel Archer Pygmalion as a Problem Play Feminism is an advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of equality, that is women and men both should have equal rights and opportunities. It is a perception based on two fundamental premises- (a) Sex (b) Gender. Sex refers to determining of identity on the basis of biological category; whereas, gender connotes the cultural meaning attached to sexual identity. According to feminist theory, Gender difference is the foundation of a structural inequality between women and men, by which the former suffer social injustice. And, the inequality between the Sexes is not the result of biological necessity but is produced by the cultural construction of gender differences. Feminist theories range themselves against various structures and inter-relationships of power like politics, patriarchy, law, academics etc. This also included re-reading the canon of English literatur

Postcolonialism and Postcolonial Theories

  Deconstruction              New Criticism               Education vs Learning Colonialism Gynocriticism History of English Languiage Postcolonialism, the period after imperialism is more of a mental state rather than periodisation. The term ‘Postcolonial’ was first used in 1959 in a British newspaper article referring to India which had its independence in 1947. Then it came to refer to the colonised areas of Asia and Africa and others. In the book 20 th Centaury Literary Criticism Bijay Kumar Das says, Postcoloniality is a condition of mind which looks into the past as a historical perspective and links it with the present from the standpoint of political as well as cultural imperialism . Therefore, the postcolonial literature often refers to literature written in a postcolonial period, generally by people of the colonized areas. It is supposed to take cognizance of the socio-cultural phenomena in former colonies and consider issues that confront the world today. It takes no