Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POLM876: Dissertation Skills

This module descriptor refers to the 2020/1 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.

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.