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Module Reading List

Skills for Environmental Social Science, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Jen Dyer
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

For essay writing:


For research skills:

Babbie, E. (2005) The Basics of Social Research, 3rd Edition. Wadsworth

Bell, J. (2010) Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers in education, health and social science, Maidenhead: Open University Press / McGraw Hill

Creswell, J.W. (2003). Research design : qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches, 2nd ed. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.

For Natural Flood Management (BSc Sustainability and Environmental Management students)

Waylen, K.A., Holstead, K.L., Colley, K. and Hopkins, J., 2018. Challenges to enabling and implementing Natural Flood Management in Scotland. Journal of Flood Risk Management11, pp.S1078-S1089.

Lane, S.N., 2017. Natural flood management. Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Water. ISSN: 2049-19484(3), p.e1211

Dadson, S.J., Hall, J.W., Murgatroyd, A., Acreman, M., Bates, P., Beven, K., Heathwaite, L., Holden, J., Holman, I.P., Lane, S.N. and O'Connell, E., 2017. A restatement of the natural science evidence concerning catchment-based ‘natural’flood management in the UK. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Containing papers of a mathematical and physical character. ISSN: 0950-1207 A473(2199), p.20160706.

For community-led regeneration of towns (BA Environment and Business students):

Forrest, N. and Wiek, A., 2015. Success factors and strategies for sustainability transitions of small-scale communities–evidence from a cross-case analysis. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions ISSN: 2210-422417, pp.22-40.

This list was last updated on 28/08/2019