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  1. Academic culture: a student's guide to studying at university - Jean Brick, Maria Herke, Deanna Wong, Laura Davies 2016

    Book Recommended

  2. Week 1: Introduction: Why is thinking about how we approach research in politics important? 2 items
    1. Political Science as a Vocation - Robert O. Keohane 2009-4

      Article Required

    2. Politics - Andrew Heywood 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 1: What is Politics?

  3. Week 2: Contestation in the Study of Politics: Paradigm Wars and Beyond? 2 items
    1. Philosophy of social science: a new introduction - Nancy Cartwright, Eleonora Montuschi 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Pages 1-6: Introduction

    2. Approaches and methodologies in the social sciences: a pluralist perspective - Donatella Della Porta, Michael Keating c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 2: How Many Approaches in the Social Sciences?

  4. Week 3: What Can Numbers Tell Us? Quantitative Analyses of Politics: Dr Phil Orchard 2 items
    1. Approaches and methodologies in the social sciences: a pluralist perspective - Donatella Della Porta, Michael Keating c2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 13: Quantitative Analysis

    2. Routledge handbook of interpretive political science - Mark Bevir, R. A. W. Rhodes 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 11: Quantitative Analysis as Narrative

  5. Week 4: What Can we Learn from Comparisons Both Big and Small? 2 items
    1. Comparative Politics - John T. Ishiyama 2011

      Book Required Read chapter 1: Introduction: Comparative Politics and Democracy, especially pages 1-22

    2. The SAGE Handbook of Comparative Politics - Todd Landman, Neil Robinson 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 23: Human Rights

  6. Week 5: Isn’t History for the Historians? The Uses of History in Political Analysis 2 items
    1. The Globalization of International Society 19/01/2017

      Book Required Read chapter 10: The Role of Civlization in the Globalization of International Society

  7. Week 6: Just Because Somebody Said Something Does That Make it True?: Discourse Analysis 2 items
    1. Qualitative methods in international relations: a pluralist guide - Audie Klotz, Deepa Prakash 2008

      Book Required Read chapter 5: Discourse Analysis

    2. Discourse analysis: as theory and method - Marianne Jørgensen, Louise J. Phillips c2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 1: The Field of Discourse Analysis

  8. Week 7: How Do you Feel?: Psychology and Emotions in Political Analysis 1 item
    1. Affective communities in world politics: collective emotions after trauma - Emma Hutchison 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 2: Theorising Political Emotions

  9. Week 8: A Picture is Worth How Many Words?: Visual Politics 2 items
    1. Chapter 1: Researching With Visual Materials: A Brief Survey - Gillian Rose 2012

      Chapter Required

  10. Week 9: What’s Gender Got to do with It? Feminist Methods in Politics 2 items
    1. Qualitative methods in international relations: a pluralist guide - Audie Klotz, Deepa Prakash 2008

      Book Required Read chapter 3: Feminist Methodological Reflection

    2. Feminist methodologies for international relations - Brooke A. Ackerly, Maria Stern, Jacqui True 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 7: Marginalized Identity; New Frontiers of Research for IR?

  11. Week 13: Overview and Conclusions: Paradigms Wars or Mixed Methods? 3 items
    1. The SAGE handbook of social research methods - Pertti Alasuutari, Leonard Bickman, Julia Brannen 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 2: The End of the Paradigm Wars?

  12. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.