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Module Reading List

Research Skills 2, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Andy Prestwich
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Core Essential reading

Field, A. (2018).Discovering Statistics using SPSS. Sage. A Companion website 

For Lecture 10:

Braun, V. & Clarke, V. (2006). Using thematic analysis in psychology. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 3, 77-101.

Madill, A. & Gough, B. (2008). Qualitative research and its place in psychological science. Psychological Methods, 13, 254-271.

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Background reading

American Psychological Association (2020). Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 7th Edition. Washington DC: APA.    

Bourne, V. (2017). Starting Out in Methods and Statistics for Psychology: A Hands-on Guide to Doing Research. Oxford University Press. This book takes first year psychology students through the entire process of doing research in psychology from exploring designs and methods, to conducting step-by-step, by-hand data analysis, and writing up their findings, in a friendly and accessible way. A companion website

Howitt, D. and Cramer. D. (2017). Understanding Statistics in Psychology with SPSS. Prentice Hall. A companion website

Howitt, D. and Cramer, D. (2017). Introduction to SPSS in Psychology. Pearson/Prentice Hall. A companion website

Howitt, D. and Cramer, D. (2017). Research Methods in Psychology. Prentice Hall.A companion website

Howitt, D. (2019). Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology: Putting Theory Into Practice. Pearson Education. A Companion website

O'Grady, K., & Madill, A. (2019). Being and performing ‘older’ woman in Electronic Dance Movement Culture. Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture. 11(1), 7-29. [for Lecture 10 & Practical 3]

Sullivan, C. & Forrester, M. (2019). Doing Qualitative Research in Psychology:A Practical Guide. Sage Publications.



This list was last updated on 14/01/2021