Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POC3048: US Field Course

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Calvey, D. (2008) The Art and Politics of Covert Research: Doing Situated Ethics in the Field. Sociology, 42, 5, 905-918.

Fiorina, M. (et al. Eds) (2011) America's New Democracy. Penguin Academics

Iphofen, R. (2009) Ethical Decision Making in Social Research.  A practical guide.  Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

McKay, D. (2013) American Politics and Society. Oxford: Wiley and Sons

Mertens, D.M. and Ginsberg, P.E. (Eds) (2008)  The Handbook of Social Research Ethics.  London: Sage.

Munro, E. (2008) Research Governance, Ethics and Access: A Case Study Illustrating the New Challenges Facing Social Researchers. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 11(5),429-439.

Israel, M., and Hay, I. (2006)  Research Ethics for Social Scientists. London: Sage.

Van Maanen, J. (1983) The Moral Fix: On the Ethics of Fieldwork, in R. E. Emerson (ed) Contemporary Field Research: A Collection of Readings, Boston: Little, Brown and Company.