Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM809: Applied Quantitative Data Analysis

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 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:

Making History Count: A Primer in Quantitative Methods for Historians (2002, Cambridge) by Charles H. Feinstein and Mark Thomas

History by Numbers: An Introduction to Quantitative Approaches by Pat Hudson

Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches (2003, Sage) by John W. Creswell

Discovering Statistics Using SPSS (Introducing Statistical Methods S.) (2005, Sage) by Andy Field

Research Methods in the Social Sciences w/Data Bank CD (2007, Worth Publishers)

by Chava Frankfort-Nachmias and David Nachmias

The Elements of Social Scientific Thinking (9th edition, Thomson Learning) by Kenneth Hoover and Todd Donovan

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