Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM150: Text as Data

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 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:

  • Swaroop C H, A Byte of Python.
  • Diipanjan Sarkar, Text Analytics with Python: A Practical Real-World Approach (New York, NY: Springer).
  • Justin Grimmer and Brandon M. Stewart (2013) “Text as Data: The Promise and Pitfalls of Automatic Content Methods for Political Texts,” Political Analysis 21 (3): 267-297.
  • Michael Alvarez (eds), Computational Social Science (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press).