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This list relates to the academic year 2015-2016 which ended on 31/08/2016
  1. Preparatory reading 4 items
    1. Doing criminological research - Pamela Davies, Peter Francis 2018

      Book 

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

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

    3. Regulation and criminal justice: innovations in policy and research - Quirk, Hannah, Seddon, Toby, Smith, Graham 2010

      Book  Also available as a Dawson ebook

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

      Book 

  2. Preliminary Reading 2 items
    1. The practice of social research - Babbie, Earl R. 2012

      Book 

    2. Social research: issues, methods and process - May, Tim 2001

      Book  Earlier editions also available

  3. Course Textbook 1 item
    1. Social research methods - Bryman, Alan 2012

      Book 

  4. Week 1: Introduction 0 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 0 items
      There is no set reading for this week.
  5. Week 2: Research Methodologies: Qualitative or Quantitative 5 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
    2. Further reading 4 items
  6. Week 3: Writing a research proposal 7 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
    2. Further reading 6 items
      1. A practical guide to academic research - Birley, Graham, Moreland, Neil 1998

        Book 

      2. Integrating research: a guide for literature reviews - Cooper, Harris M. 1989

        Book 

      3. Proposals that work: a guide for planning dissertations and grant proposals - Locke, Lawrence F., Spirduso, Waneen Wyrick, Silverman, Stephen J. c2000

        Book 

      4. Developing effective research proposals - Punch, Keith 2006

        Book  Earlier editions also available

  7. Week 4: Independent Study 1 item
    1. Suggested Reading 1 item
      1. Social research methods - Bryman, Alan 2012

        Book  Chapters 1-5

  8. Week 5: Conducting Ethical Research 8 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 3 items
      1. Social research methods - Bryman, Alan 2012

        Book  Chapter 5

      2. Behavioral Study of obedience. - Stanley Milgram 1963

        Article 

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. The ‘gentlemen’ in the club: a typology of strip club patrons - David John Erickson, Richard Tewksbury 2000-5-1

        Article 

      2. The unobtrusive researcher: a guide to methods - Kellehear, Allan 1993

        Book 

  9. Week 6: Reading Week 0 items
  10. Week 7: Secondary Data and Official Statistics 7 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 3 items
      1. Social research methods - Bryman, Alan 2012

        Book  Chapter 13

      2. Victims of crime: a new deal? - Maguire, Mike, Pointing, John, Open University 1988

        Book  See Young, J. "Risk of crime and fear of crime: a realist critique of survey-based assumptions" 164-176. Also available online as Young, J. "Risk of crime and fear of crime: the politics of victimisation studies" - see below

      3. Risk of Crime and Fear of Crime: The Politics of Victimisation Studies - Jock Young

        Webpage  Also available as Young, J. (1988) "Risk of crime and fear of crime: a realist critique of survey-based assumptions", in Maguire, M. and Pointing, J. (eds), Victims of Crime: A New Deal? Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 164-176 op. cit

    2. Further Reading 4 items
      1. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

        Book 

      2. Demystifying social statistics - Irvine, John, Miles, Ian, Evans, Jeff 1979

        Book 

      3. Misused statistics - Spirer, Herbert F., Spirer, Louise, Jaffe, Abram J. 1998

        Book  See Chapter 13: Jaffe, J. and Spirer, H.F. 'Ectoplastistics' 211-226

  11. Week 8: Conducting Qualitative Research – Interviewing 5 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 2 items
      1. Of Sociology and the Interview - Mark Benney , Everett Hughes

        Article  Also reprinted in Bulmer, M. (ed) (1984) Sociological Research Methods: an Introduction. See below.

      2. Of Sociology and the Interview: Editorial Preface - M Benney, E.C. Hughes

        Chapter 

    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. The focused interview: a manual of problems and procedures - Merton, Robert King, Fiske, Marjorie, Kendall, Patricia L., Columbia University 1956

        Book 

      2. In-depth interviewing - Victor Minichiello 2008

        Book  Unavailable at ULM. Out of print

  12. Week 9: No Lecture 0 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 0 items
    2. Further reading 0 items
  13. Week 10: Writing a research report 6 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
      1. Social research methods - Bryman, Alan 2012

        Book  Chapter 27

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. Representation and the text: re-framing the narrative voice - Tierney, William G., Lincoln, Yvonna S. c1997

        Book  See Polkinghorne, D.E. 'Reporting qualitative research as practice' 3-22

      2. Analyzing qualitative data - Bryman, Alan, Burgess, Robert G. 1994

        Book  See Hughes, C. 'From field notes to dissertation: analyzing the stepfamily' 35-46

      3. The SAGE handbook of qualitative research - Denzin, Norman K., Lincoln, Yvonna S. c2005

        Book  See Chapter 38: Richardson, L. and St. Pierre, E. 'Writing: a method of inquiry' 959-978

      4. Tales of the field: on writing ethnography - Van Maanen, John 1988

        Book 

  14. Week 11: Critical Review Feedback 0 items
  15. (Formerly) Feminist and Indigenous research methods 10 items
    1. Compulsory Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. Feminist research methods: exemplary readings in the social sciences - Nielsen, Joyce McCarl 1990

        Book  See Cook, J. A. and Fonow, M. M. 'Knowledge and women's interests: issues in epistemology and methodology in feminist sociological research'

      2. At the boundaries of law: feminism and legal theory - Fineman, Martha Albertson, Thomadsen, Nancy Sweet 1991

        Book 

      3. Language and the law - Gibbons, John 1994

        Book  See Eades, E. 'A Case of Communicative Clash: Aboriginal English and the Legal System' 234-264

      4. Handbook of intercultural communication - Kotthoff, Helga, Spencer-Oatey, Helen c2007

        Book  See Chapter 14: Eades, D, 'Understanding Aboriginal silence in legal contexts' 285-302

      5. Language in evidence: issues confronting Aboriginal and multicultural Australia - Eades, Diana 1995

        Book  See Goldflam, R. "'Silence in Court!' Problems and prospects in Aboriginal legal interpreting.' Originally published in Australian Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 17 (1997)

      6. Feminist research methods: exemplary readings in the social sciences - Nielsen, Joyce McCarl 1990

        Book 

      7. Decolonizing methodologies: research and indigenous peoples - Smith, Linda Tuhiwai 1999

        Book  See Introduction

  16. Miscellany 19 items
    1. Writing for social scientists: how to start and finish your thesis, book, or article - Becker, Howard S., Richards, Pamela 1986

      Book 

    2. Social research methods - Bryman, Alan 2004

      Book 

    3. Integrating research: a guide for literature reviews - Cooper, Harris M. 1989

      Book 

    4. Surveys in social research - De Vaus, D. A. 1991

      Book  Various editions

    5. Mail and telephone surveys: the total design method - Dillman, Don A. 1978

      Book  See also next entry for updated and retitled edition

    6. Internet, mail, and mixed-mode surveys: the tailored design method - Dillman, Don A., Smyth, Jolene D., Christian, Leah Melani, Dillman, Don A. 2008

      Book 

    7. Ethnographic research: a guide to general conduct - Ellen, Roy F., Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth 1984

      Book  See Chapter 9 'Data into Text' 295-316

    8. Constructing questions for interviews and questionnaires: theory and practice in social research - Foddy, William 1993

      Book  See Foddy, W. (1993) 'An initial statement of the problem'

    9. Becoming qualitative researchers: an introduction - Glesne, Corrine c1999

      Book  Various editions

    10. The SAGE dictionary of social research methods - Jupp, Victor 2006

      Book  Available as an e-book. Read Chapters 1 and 2

    11. Ethics and values in applied social research - Kimmel, Allan J. c1988

      Book 

    12. Social research: issues, methods and process - May, Tim 2001

      Book  Earlier editions also available

    13. Questionnaire design, interviewing and attitude measurement - Oppenheim, A. N., Oppenheim, A. N. 1992

      Book 

    14. Representation and the text: re-framing the narrative voice - Tierney, William G., Lincoln, Yvonna S. c1997

      Book