Professor Ruth Holliday
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
Chapter 2: The Research Process in Hanson and Machin (2013) Media and communication research methods Methods, Basingstoke: Palgrave http://lib.leeds.ac.uk/record=b3674571~S5
Booth, W., Colomb, G. and Willias, J (1995) The Craft of Research,University of Chicago Press, Chapter 4 ‘From Questions to a Problem’. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (fad 07/10/2019) http://sir.spbu.ru/en/programs/master/master_program_in_international_relations/digital_library/Book%20Research%20seminar%20by%20Booth.pdf
Gray, A. (2003) ‘A question of research’ in Research Practice for Cultural Studies. London: Sage. pp: 55-77, Chapter 4.
- you can find this reading in the core reading folder on the VLE
Key Readings - Week 2
Haraway, D. (1988) Situated knowledges: The science question in feminism and the privilege of partial perspective. Feminist Studies., 14(3), pp.575-599 - this reading can be found in the course readings folder.
Bat-Ami Bar On (1993) Marginality and Epistemic Privilege in Alcoff and Potter (eds) (1993) Feminist epistemologies, London: Routledge.
Mignolo, W. D. (2009) Epistemic Disobedience, Independent Thought and De-Colonial Freedom Theory, culture & society. ISSN: 0263-2764. ISSN: 0263-2764 Vol. 26(7–8): 1–23. - this reading can be found in the course readings folder.
Film - Kitchen Stories – from VLE
Week 3 - Key Reading
Hammersley, M and Atkinson, P (2007) Ethnography: Principles in Practice, London: Routledge, Chapter 1 – What is Ethnography?
Sarah Thornton (1995) Club Cultures: Music, Media and Subcultural Capital, London: Routledge, Chapter 3
Schein, L (2001) Urbanity, Cosmopolitanism, Consumption in Chen, Clark, Gottschang and Jeffery (eds) China urban : ethnographies of contemporary culture ISBN: 082232640X (pbk. : alk. paper ; cloth :alk. paper); 0822326345, Durham: Duke. Full Book PDF Online
Boxcar Bertha and Ben Reitman (2002; 1937) Sister Of The Road: The Autobiography of Boxcar Bertha, AK Press – extract: http://xroads.virginia.edu/~ma01/white/anthology/boxcarbertha.html
Week 4 - Key Reading
Barthes, R. (1993 ) ‘Myth Today’, in Mythologies, London: Vintage. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 23/10/2018)
McRobbie, A (1978) Jackie: Ideology of Adolescent Femininity, http://epapers.bham.ac.uk/1808/1/SOP53.pdf
Hodge, B (2014) Chapter 3 - Social Semiotics In Toby Miller (ed) Routledge companion to global popular culture ISBN: 9781138214767 paperback; 9780415641470 hardback; 1138214760 paperback; 9780203081846 ebook, London: Routledge. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 23/10/2018)
Week 5 - Key Reading
Altheide, D. L. (1997). The news media, the problem frame, and the production of fear. The sociological quarterly. ISSN: 0038-0253; 1533-8525, 38, 647–668.
Sjøvaag, H., & Stavelin, E. (2012). Web media and the quantitative content analysis: Methodological challenges in measuring online news content. Convergence : the international journal of research into new media technologies. ISSN: 1354-8565, 18, 215–229.
Riffe, D, Lacy, S and Fico, F. (2014) Analyzing Media Messages: Using Quantitative Content Analysis in Research. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group (available in the online reading folder)
Week 6 Key Reading
Whetherell, M. & Edley, N. (1999) ‘Negotiating Hegemonic Masculinity: Imaginary Positions and Psycho-discursive Practices’, Feminism & psychology. ISSN: 0959-3535, 9 (3), 335-356 (available online via the library catalogue).
Hyvarinen, M (2008) Analysing Narratives and Storytelling in Aluutari, P, Bickman, L and Brannen, J (eds) in The SAGE handbook of social research methods ISBN: 9781412919920 (hbk.), London: Sage. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 23/10/2018)
Hornig, S. (1990) Television’s NOVA and the Construction of Scientific Truth, Critical studies in mass communication. ISSN: 0739-3180, 7 (1), 11-23
Week 7 - Key Reading
Hansen, A. and Machin, D (2013), ‘Interpreting Audiences: Focus group interviewing’ (Chapter 10) in Media and communication research methods. Basingstoke: Palgrave. pp.227-253.
May, T. (2011). ‘Interviewing: Methods and Process’, in May, T. Social Research: issues. Issues, method and process. (fourth Edition). Chapter 6. Maidenhead: Open University Press, pp.131-160. (There are a number of earlier editions of this book available in the library)
Week 8 - Key Reading
Ang, I., (1996). Feminist desire and female pleasure. In: J. Storey, ed. Cultural studies and the study of popular culture ISBN: 0748618090. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 513–522 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MAA 23/10/2018)
Piper, N., 2013. Audiencing Jamie Oliver: Embarrassment, voyeurism and reflexive positioning. Geoforum. ISSN: 0016-7185, 45, pp.346-355.
Skeggs, B., Thumim, N. and Wood, H., 2008. 'Oh goodness, I am watching reality TV' How methods make class in audience research. European Journal of Cultural Studies ISSN: 1367-5494, 11(1), pp.5-24.
Week 9 core
Introduction, Life is Digital in Lupton, D. (2014) Digital sociology Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 1-20 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (KR 23/10/2018)
Jørgensen, K. (2012) Between the Game System and the Fictional World: A Study of Computer Game Interfaces. Games and Culture , 7, 142-163.
Ruppert, E., Law, J., & Savage, M. (2013). Reassembling social science methods: The challenge of digital devices. Theory, culture & society. , 30(4), 22-46.
Pink, S, Horst, H, Postill, J, Hjorth, L, Lewis, T and Tacchi, J (2016) Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice. London, California and New Delhi: Sage (Chapter 1)
Lecture by William Cook
Core reading to be updated
Week 11 bringing it all together:
no core reading.
This list was last updated on 17/10/2019