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  1. Core Session readings 26 items
    These books will be useful for various aspects of the short dissertation over the course of the academic year
    1. Dissertations: the a-z of literature reviews

      Webpage Essential Students are strongly advised to access this collection of resources, produced by the library's My Learning Essentials team. There are also a number of workshops available during the academic year that students may find useful. For information, see: http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/using-the-library/students/training-and-skills-support/my-learning-essentials/workshops/

    2. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2015

      Book Essential There are several chapters that students may find useful. Worth looking through the contents page - chapters are very accessible and it's easy to navigate to areas that will be the most helpful.

    3. The craft of research - Booth, Wayne C., Colomb, Gregory G., Williams, Joseph M. 2008

      Book  Also available as a Dawson ebook. Guidance on recommended chapters can be found in the weekly folders.

    4. Doing a literature review: releasing the social science research imagination - Chris Hart, Open University 1998

      Book 

    5. Doing research on crime and justice - Roy D. King, Emma Wincup c2008

      Book 

    6. Research design in social research - De Vaus, D. A. 2001

      Book 

    7. Research design: creating robust approaches for the social sciences - Stephen Gorard 2013

      Book 

    8. Designing research in the social sciences - Marino Maggetti, Fabrizio Gilardi, Claudio M. Radaelli 2013

      Book  Also available as a Dawson ebook

    9. Your undergraduate dissertation: the essential guide for success - Nicholas Walliman 2014

      Book 

    10. Developing effective research proposals - Keith Punch 2006

      Book 

    11. Criminological research: understanding qualitative methods - Lesley Noaks, Emma Wincup 2004

      Book 

    12. Write Great Essays - Peter Levin 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    13. Doing criminological research - Pamela Davies, Peter Francis 2018

      Book  New edition published October 2018

    14. Doing criminological research - Pamela Davies, Peter Francis, Victor Jupp 2011

      Book  Previous edition available as an eBook via Sage Research Methods online

    15. Critical Thinking for Students - Roy Van Den Brink-Budgen 2011

      Book 

    16. The literature review: a step-by-step guide for students - Diana Ridley 2012

      Book 

    17. Doing Your Research Project: a Guide For First-Time Researchers - Judith Bell, Stephen Waters 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    18. The good study guide - Andy Northedge 2005

      Book 

    19. Student writing in higher education: new contexts - Mary R. Lea, Barry Stierer, Society for Research into Higher Education 2000

      Book 

    20. The Sage handbook of criminological research methods - David Gadd, Susanne Karstedt, Steven F. Messner 2012

      Book 

    21. Doing qualitative research differently: a psychosocial approach - Wendy Hollway, Tony Jefferson 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    22. Methods of criminological research - Victor Jupp 1989

      Book 

    23. Ground rules for good research: a 10 point guide for social researchers - Martyn Denscombe 2002

      Book 

  2. Research Proposal Pathway 5 items
    1. Doing research on crime and justice - Roy D. King, Emma Wincup c2008

      Book  Read Chapter 1 ‘The process of criminological research' King, R. D. and Wincup, E. (2008), pp. 13-43

    2. Designing research in the social sciences - Marino Maggetti, Fabrizio Gilardi, Claudio M. Radaelli 2013

      Book  Read Chapter 1 'Social sciences and research design' available online: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/upm-data/52250_Maggetti_Final_Proof.pdf

    3. Research design in social research - D. A. De Vaus 2001

      Book  Read Chapter 1 'What is research design?' available here: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/upm-data/9385_005847ch1.pdf

    4. The Sage handbook of criminological research methods - David Gadd, Susanne Karstedt, Steven F. Messner 2012

      Book  Read 'Editorial Introduction' available online here: https://www.dawsonera.com/abstract/9781446254462

    5. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2015

      Book  Read Chapter 6 'Ethics and politics in social research'

  3. Secondary Data Analysis Pathway 2 items
    1. Logistic Regression 2 items
      1. Statistical methods for the social sciences - Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay 2014

        Book  Also available as a MyiLibrary ebook. See Chapter 15: Logistic Regression - Modeling Categorical Responses 483-518

      2. Statistics in Criminal Justice - David Weisburd, Chester Britt, SpringerLink (Online service) 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book  Available as a Springer ebook. See Chapter 18: Logistic Regression 548-600