Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3076: Research Design for Dissertation

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

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.

Basic reading:

Burton, D. (ed) (2000) Research Training for Social Scientists SAGE.

Dunleavy, P. (2003) Authoring a PhD Palgrave MacMillan.

Harrison, L. (2001) Political Research: An Introduction Routledge.

Hay, C. (2002) Political Analysis: An Introduction Palgrave MacMillan.

King, G., Keohane, R.O. and Verba, S. (1994) Designing Social Inquiry Princeton University Press.

Burnham, P., Gilland, K., Grant, W. and Layton-Henry, Z. (2004) Research Methods in Politics Palgrave MacMillan.

Marsh, D. and Stoker, G. (eds) (2002) Theory and Methods in Political Science 2nd edition Palgrave MacMillan.

Silbergh, D.M. (2001) Doing Dissertations in Politics Routledge.

Silverman, D. (ed) (2004) Qualitative Research: Theory, Method and Practice SAGE.

Turabian, K. (1996) A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses and Dissertations Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Wisker, G. (2001) The Postgraduate Research Handbook Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.


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