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  1. Reading on Research Methods 9 items
    Materials on conducting a research project in the field of politics. Lots of information on choosing and using different methods.
    1. Political research: methods and practical skills - Sandra Halperin, Oliver Heath c2012

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    2. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

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    3. How to research - Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes, Malcolm Tight 2010 (electronic resource)

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    4. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

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    5. Introduction to research methods - Robert B. Burns 2000

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    6. The politics of social research - Martyn Hammersley 1995

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    7. Theory and methods in political science - David Marsh, Gerry Stoker 2002

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    8. Social Research - Tim May 2010 (electronic resource)

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    9. Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches - W. Lawrence Neuman 2006

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  2. Reading on Writing a Dissertation 20 items
    Helpful books on researching and writing a dissertation. The Walliman, Newton and Bonnett volumes are especially good.
    1. Your undergraduate dissertation: the essential guide for success - Nicholas Walliman 2014

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    2. Surviving your dissertation: a comprehensive guide to content and process - Kjell Erik Rudestam, Rae R. Newton 2015

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    3. How to argue - Alastair Bonnett 2011 (electronic resource)

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    4. The student's guide to preparing dissertations and theses - Brian Allison, Philip Race 2004

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    5. Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers - Judith Bell 2014

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    6. The Research Project: How To Write It - Ralph Berry 2002 (electronic resource)

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    7. The good research guide: for small-scale social research projects - Martyn Denscombe 2010 (electronic resource)

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    8. Reading, writing and reasoning - Gavin Fairbairn, Christopher Winch 2010

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    9. Writing the winning dissertation: a step-by-step guide - Allan A. Glatthorn 1998

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    10. The foundations of research - Jonathan Grix 2010

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    11. Doing a literature review: releasing the social science research imagination - Chris Hart 1998 (various printings)

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    12. Your student research project - Martin Luck c1999

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    13. Guide to the successful thesis and dissertation: a handbook for students and faculty - James E. Mauch, Namgi Park c2003

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    14. Doing research in political science: an introduction to comparative methods and statistics - Paul Pennings, Hans Keman, J. Kleinnijenhuis 2006

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    15. Doing dissertations in politics: a student guide - David M. Silbergh 2001

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    16. Writing your dissertation: how to plan, prepare and present successful work - Derek Swetnam 2000 (various printings)

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    17. Surviving your dissertation: a comprehensive guide to content and process - Kjell Erik Rudestam, Rae R. Newton 2015

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    18. Craftways: on the organization of scholarly work - Aaron B. Wildavsky c1993 (various printings)

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    19. Secrets for a successful dissertation - Debra J. Wright, Jan Secrist, Jacqueline Fitzpatrick 1998

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  3. General Resource list 49 items
    1. Choosing a Topic and Preparing a Research Proposal 3 items
      1. How to research - Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes, Malcolm Tight 2010 (electronic resource)

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      2. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

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      3. Introduction to research methods - Robert B. Burns 2000

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    2. Key Terms, Ideas and Approaches 6 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

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      2. The foundations of research - Jonathan Grix 2010

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      3. Competing Paradigms in Qualitative Research - Egon Guba, Yvonna Lincoln

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      4. The philosophy of social science: an introduction - Martin Hollis 1994

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      5. Theory and methods in political science - David Marsh, Gerry Stoker 2002

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      6. Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches - W. Lawrence Neuman 2006

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    3. Finding and Discussing Relevant Literature 5 items
      1. How to research - Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes, Malcolm Tight 2010 (electronic resource)

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      2. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

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      3. Doing a literature review: releasing the social science research imagination - Chris Hart 1998 (various printings)

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      4. Doing a literature search: a comprehensive guide for the social sciences - Chris Hart 2001 (various printings)

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      5. Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches - W. Lawrence Neuman 2006

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    4. Comparative Methods 7 items
      1. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

        Book Further reading Chapter 3

      2. Political research: methods and practical skills - Sandra Halperin, Oliver Heath c2012

        Book Further reading Chapter 9

      3. Theory and methods in political science - David Marsh, Gerry Stoker 2002

        Book Further reading Chapter 12

      4. Social Research - Tim May 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Chapter 10

      5. Comparative politics: theory and methods - B. Guy Peters 1998

        Book Further reading Chapters 1 and 2

      6. The comparative method: moving beyond qualitative and quantitative strategies - Charles C. Ragin, ebrary, Inc c1987 (electronic resource)

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      7. Doing dissertations in politics: a student guide - David M. Silbergh 2001

        Book Further reading Chapter 7

    5. The Data Collection Process 5 items
      1. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

        Book Further reading Chapter 12

      2. Political research: methods and practical skills - Sandra Halperin, Oliver Heath c2012

        Book Further reading Chapter 8

      3. Theory and methods in political science - David Marsh, Gerry Stoker 2002

        Book Further reading Chapter 12

      4. Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches - W. Lawrence Neuman 2006

        Book Further reading Chapters 6 and 7

      5. The Management of a Student Research Project - John A. Sharp, John Peters, Keith Howard 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Chapter 6

    6. Quantitative Research 7 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

        Book Further reading Chapter 3

      2. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

        Book Further reading Chapters 4, 5 and 6

      3. How Official Statistics are Produced: Views from Inside - Government Statisticians Collective

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      4. Political research: methods and practical skills - Sandra Halperin, Oliver Heath c2012

        Book Further reading Chapters 14, 15 and 16

      5. How to lie with statistics - Darrell Huff 1991

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      6. Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches - W. Lawrence Neuman 2006

        Book Further reading Chapter 12

      7. Making sense of statistics: a non-mathematical approach - Michael Wood 2003

        Book Further reading Chapter 4

    7. Qualitative Analysis 8 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

        Book Further reading Chapter 13

      2. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

        Book Further reading Chapters 9 and 10

      3. Theory and methods in political science - David Marsh, Gerry Stoker 2002

        Book Further reading Chapter 9

      4. Political research: methods and practical skills - Sandra Halperin, Oliver Heath c2012

        Book Further reading Chapters 10-13

      5. Social Research - Tim May 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Chapters 6, 7 and 8

      6. FOCUS GROUPS. - Morgan, David L.1 1996

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      7. Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches - W. Lawrence Neuman 2006

        Book Further reading Chapter 14

      8. Qualitative research methods - Darin Weinberg 2002

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    8. The Ethics of Research 8 items
      1. How to research - Loraine Blaxter, Christina Hughes, Malcolm Tight 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Chapter 8

      2. Research methods in politics - Peter Burnham 2004

        Book Further reading Chapter 11

      3. Reading, writing and reasoning - Gavin Fairbairn, Christopher Winch 2010

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      4. Political research: methods and practical skills - Sandra Halperin, Oliver Heath c2012

        Book Further reading

      5. Social Research - Tim May 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Chapter 3

      6. Social research methods: qualitative and quantitative approaches - W. Lawrence Neuman 2006

        Book Further reading Chapter 5

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

        Book Further reading Chapter 12