MA Political Science - European Politics & Policy Pathway (Research Route) / Course details
Year of entry: 2021
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Course unit details:
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Available as a free choice unit?||Yes|
Teaching and learning methods
|Written assignment (inc essay)||100%|
- Bates, C. and Rhys-Taylor, A. (eds.) (2017) Walking Through Social Research, Abingdon: Routledge.
- Holmes, Helen and Hall, Sarah Marie (eds.) (2020) Mundane Methods: Innovative Ways to Research the Everyday, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
- International Journal of Social Research Methodology 15(2) 2012, Special issue ‘Creative Methods with Young People’ https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tsrm20/15/2
- Kara, H. (2015) Creative Research Methods: A practical guide, Bristol: Policy Press.
- Lury, C. and Wakeford, N. (2013) Inventive Methods: The Happening of the Social, London: Routledge.
- Mason, J. and Dale, A. (2011) Understanding Social Research: Thinking Creatively about Method, London: Sage.
- Mason, J. (2018) Qualitative Researching (3rd edn), London: Sage.
- Methodological Innovations 6(3) 2011 Special Issue ‘Crossing Methodological Boundaries’ https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/mioa/6/3
- Qualitative Research 9(5) 2009 Special Issue ‘Methodological Innovation in Qualitative Research’ http://qrj.sagepub.com/content/9/5.toc
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Independent study hours|
|Vanessa May||Unit coordinator|
- Pink, S. (2013) Doing Visual Ethnography (3rd edn), London: Sage.
- Rose, Gillian (2016) Visual Methodologies (4th edn), London: Sage.
- Sociological Research Online 17(1) 2012 Special Issue ‘Visual Methods’, http://www.socresonline.org.uk/17/1/contents.html
- Tinkler, Penny, (2013) Using Photographs in Social and Historical Research, London: Sage.
- Woodward, S. (2019) Material Methods: Researching and Thinking with Things, London: Sage. Chapter 3 ‘Object interviews and elicitations’ (digitised)
- Toolkits for a range of methods, Morgan Centre, University of Manchester https://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/morgan- centre/research/resources/toolkits/
Friday 26 March
Friday 16 April