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Module Reading List

Research with Children and Young People, 2021/22, Semester F05
Prof Michalis Kontopodis
M.Kontopodis@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Some general readings:

Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

Christensen, P. and James, A. (2008/2017) Research with children. London: Routledge.

Grieg, A.. Taylor, J. and MacKay, (2013) Doing research with children : a practical guide. ISBN: 9780857028860 (pbk.); 9780857028853 (hbk.); 0857028855 (hbk.); 0857028863 (pbk.). London: Sage.    

Lewis, A. and Lindsay, G. (eds) (2000) Researching children's perspectives ISBN: 0335202799 (pb); 0335202802, Buckingham: Open University Press.    

Sargeant, J. and Harcourt, D. (2012) Doing ethical research with children [electronic resource] ISBN: 0335246427 ¹22.99; 9780335246427 ¹22.99; 0335246435; 9780335246434. Open University Press.    

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Week 1: Introduction to the module, topics, and questions

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘The nature and process of social research’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

Bryman, A (2016) ‘Planning a research project and formulating research questions’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

Tidsall, E. K. M., Davis, J. and Gallagher, M. (2009) ‘Introduction’. In Tidsall, E. K. M., Davis, J. and Gallagher, M. (Eds) Researching with children and young people: Research design, methods and analysis. London: Sage.    

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Week 2: Reviewing the literature

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘Getting started: reviewing the literature’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

McGregor, S. L. T. (2018) ‘Literature review’. In McGregor, S. L. T. (2018) Understanding and evaluating research: A critical guide. London: Sage.    

Jesson, J. K., Matheson, L. and Lacey, F. M. (2011) ‘Preliminaries’. In Jesson, J. K., Matheson, L. and Lacey, F. M. (2011) Doing your literature review. London: Sage.    

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Week 3: Methodology and methods

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘Social research strategies: quantitative research and qualitative research’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

Gallagher, M. (2009) ‘Data collection and analysis’. In Tidsall, E. K. M., Davis, J. and Gallagher, M. (Eds) Researching with children and young people: Research design, methods and analysis. London: Sage.    

Davis, J. (2009) ‘Involving children’. In Tidsall, E. K. M., Davis, J. and Gallagher, M. (Eds) Researching with children and young people: Research design, methods and analysis. London: Sage.
 
   

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Week 4: Quantitative methods part 1

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘The nature of quantitative research’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

Greig, A., Taylor, J., and MacKay, T. (2013) ‘Quantitative research with children and young people: key concepts’. In Greig, A., Taylor, J., and MacKay, T. (Eds) Doing research with children: A practical guide. London: Sage.    

Greig, A., Taylor, J., and MacKay, T. (2013) ‘Quantitative research with children and young people: data collection’. In Greig, A., Taylor, J., and MacKay, T. (Eds) Doing research with children: A practical guide. London: Sage.    

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Week 5: Quantitative methods part 2

Ruel, E., Wagner, W. E. and Gillespie, B. J. (2016) ‘Introduction to survey research’. In Ruel, E., Wagner, W. E. and Gillespie, B. J. (Eds) The practice of survey research: theory and applications’. London: Sage.    

Ruel, E., Wagner, W. E. and Gillespie, B. J. (2016) ‘Survey question construction’. In Ruel, E., Wagner, W. E. and Gillespie, B. J. (Eds) The practice of survey research: theory and applications’. London: Sage.    

Bell, A. (2007) ‘Designing and testing questionnaires for children’. In Journal of Research in Nursing vol.12 no.5 pp461-469.    

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Week 6: Qualitative methods part 1

Brandy M. Jenner & Kit C. Myers (2019) Intimacy, rapport, and exceptional disclosure: a comparison of in-person and mediated interview contexts, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 22:2, 165-177. 

Springgay, Stephanie, and Sarah E. Truman. Walking Methodologies in a More-Than-Human World: WalkingLab. 1st ed., Routledge, 2018, doi:10.4324/9781315231914.

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Week 7: Ethics

Brooks R., Riele K. & Maguire, M. (2014). Ethics and Education Research. London: Sage. Available/ updated also online: https://www.bera.ac.uk/publication/ethical-guidelines-for-educational-research-2018

Alderson, P., & Morrow, V. (2020). The ethics of research with children and young people: A practical handbook. SAGE.    

Bryman, A. (2016). ‘Ethics and politics in social research’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP (e-book available)

Christensen, P. & Prout, A. (2016) ‘Working in ethical symmetry in social research with children’. In Childhood vol.9 no.4 pp477-497.

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Week 7 Workshop: Hands-on Qualitative & Participatory Methods

Christensen, P., & James, A. (2017). Research with children: Perspectives and practices. London: Routledge (previous editions, also valid). 

Kvale, S. & Brinkmann S. (2015) InterViews: Learning the Craft of Qualitative Research Interviewing. London: Sage.    

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Week 8: Intervention and Evaluation Studies

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Further readings for the final sessions: 

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘Quantitative data analysis’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.  

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘Qualitative data analysis’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.  

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘Breaking down the quantitative/qualitative divide’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

Bryman, A. (2016) ‘Mixed methods research: combining quantitative and qualitative research’. In Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods. Oxford: OUP.    

Shannon-Baker, P. (2016) ‘Making paradigms meaningful in mixed methods research’. In Journal of Mixed Methods Research vol.10 no.4, 319-334. 

Thomson, P. (2008). Doing visual research with children and young people. London: Routledge.

Tidsall, E. K. M. (2009) ‘Dissemination – or engagement?’. In Tidsall, E. K. M., Davis, J. and Gallagher, M. (Eds) Researching with children and young people: Research design, methods and analysis. London: Sage.    

This list was last updated on 04/11/2021