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  1. Week 1: Introduction to the module and the research process 2 items
    1. Further Reading 1 item
  2. Week 2: The discipline of politics and finding your topic 5 items
    1. Further Reading 4 items
      1. Clouds, Clocks, and the study of Politics - Gabriel A. Almond, Stephen J. Genco 1977-7

        Article Further Reading

  3. Week 3: The foundations of political research 9 items
    1. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

        Book Further Reading Please read chapter 2, ‘Social research strategies: quantitative research and qualitative research’, pp. 16-38, and chapter 5, ‘Getting started: reviewing the literature’, pp. 90-119

  4. Week 4: Theory, concepts and inference in qualitative and quantitative research 7 items
    1. Further Reading 6 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

        Book Further Reading Please read pages 18-24 (‘Theory and Research’), pages 148-156, (‘The main steps in quantitative research’ and ‘concepts and their measurement’), and pages 374-383 (‘The main steps in qualitative research’, ‘theory and research’ and ‘concepts in qualitative research’)

  5. Week 5: The case study approach and qualitative methods 10 items
    1. Further Reading 8 items
      1. Case study research: design and methods - Robert K. Yin 2014

        Book Further Reading

  6. Week 7: The quantitative turn and its critics 10 items
    1. Ethnicity, Insurgency, and Civil War - James D. Fearon, authorDavid D. Laitin, author

      Article Core Reading Right after reading chapter 13 'Quantitative methods' from Stoker and Marsh, please also skim-read this paper for illustration purposes

    2. Further Reading 8 items
      1. On Political Methodology - Gary King

        Article Further Reading Please read only pp. 1-9 & 24-25

      2. Ethnicity as a Variable: An Assessment of Measures and Data Sets of Ethnici... 2015

        Article Further Reading Please skim read for illustration purposes, after reading Adcock, Robert, and David Collier, 2001, ‘Measurement Validity: A Shared Standard for Qualitative and Quantitative Research’, American Political Science Review 95: 3, 529-546

  7. Week 8: Reading Regression Results 3 items
    The required reading for this week is a short interpretation guide that will be made available on Blackboard after Reading Week.
    1. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Political science research methods - Janet Buttolph Johnson, Richard Joslyn, Janet Buttolph Johnson c1986

        Book Further Reading Please read pp. 102-116 & 396-406

  8. Week 9: The comparative approach and qualitative methods 8 items
    1. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2016

        Book Further Reading Please read chapter 18-21

  9. Week 10: Mixed Methods Approaches 7 items
    1. Further Reading 6 items
      1. Designing and conducting mixed methods research - John W. Creswell, Vicki L. Plano Clark c2011

        Book Further Reading

      2. Mixed Methods Research: A Research Paradigm Whose Time Has Come - R. Burke Johnson, authorAnthony J. Onwuegbuzie, author

        Article Further Reading

      3. Mixed methods research in the study of political and social violence and conflict. - Thaler, Kai M., ORCID 0000-0003-0836-8689 . Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, thaler@fas.harvard.edu 2017

        Article Further Reading

  10. Week 11: Research Ethics 5 items
    1. Further Reading 4 items
      1. The student's guide to research ethics - Paul Oliver 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Further Reading

  11. Week 12: Writing the proposal and final workshop 2 items
    1. Further Reading 1 item