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  1. Cultural Criminology and Gender Consciousness - Laura Naegler, Sara Salman 10/2016

    Article  For session 6 on feminist methodologies and discourse analysis

  2. Introduction to the Course: Theory and Research 50 items
    1. Positivism in social theory and research - Bryant, Christopher G. A. 1985

      Book 

    2. Suicide: a study in sociology - Durkheim, Emile, Simpson, George 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. Researching social life - Nigel Gilbert, Paul Stoneman 2015

      Book 

    4. Positivism and sociology - Giddens, Anthony 1974

      Book 

    5. Methods of criminological research - Jupp, Victor 1989

      Book 

    6. Doing research on crime and justice - Roy D. King, Emma Wincup 2008

      Book 

    7. Doing Criminological Research - Victor Jupp, Pamela Davies & Peter Francis 2000

      Book 

    8. Documents of life 2: an invitation to critical humanism - Plummer, Kenneth 2001

      Book 

    9. The sociological imagination - Mills, C. Wright 2000

      Book 

    10. Criminology in focus : past trends and future prospects - Allan Keith Bottomley 1979

      Book 

    11. Delinquency and drift - Matza, David, University of California, Berkeley. Center of law and society 1964

      Book  Chapter 1

    12. The new criminology: for a social theory of deviance - Taylor, Ian R., Walton, Paul, Young, Jock 1973

      Book  pp: 10-66

    13. Theoretical Methods in Criminology - Robert Frank Meier 1985

      Chapter  Hagan, J. ‘The Assumption of Natural Science Methods: Criminological Positivism’

    14. Images of deviance - Stanley Cohen 1982

      Book  Atkinson, J. M. (1971), ‘Societal Reactions to Suicide: The Role of Coroners’

    15. Sociological Methods: A Source book - Norman K. Denzin 1970

      Book 

    16. The social meanings of suicide - Jack Douglas 1967

      Book 

    17. Studies in Ethnomethodology - Harnold Garfinkel 1967

      Book 

    18. The Discovery of Grounded Theory - Barney G. Glaser, Anselm L. Strauss 1967

      Book 

    19. Sociological Analysis: Methods of Discovery - John Anthony Hughes 1976

      Book  Chapter 1-3

    20. The philosophy of social research - John Anthony Hughes 1990

      Book 

    21. The structure of social science : a philosophical introduction - Michael H Lessnoff 1974

      Book  Ch. 1, Ch. 3 (pp: 49-67), and Ch. 4.

    22. The Philosophy of the Social Sciences - Alan Ryan 1970

      Book  especially Chapters: 6-7

    23. The Sociology of Suicide - Steve D. Taylor 1988

      Book 

    24. Durkheim and the study of suicide - Steve D. Taylor 1982

      Book 

    25. Philosophies of social sciences: the classic and contemporary readings - Gerard Delanty, Piet Strydom 2003

      Book 

    26. Images of deviance - Stanley Cohen 1982

      Book 

    27. Symbolic interactionism: perspective and method - Herbert Blumer 1986

      Book 

    28. Quantity and quality in social research - Alan Bryman 2004, c1988 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    29. Positivism in social theory and research - Christopher G. A. Bryant 1985

      Book 

    30. Positivism in social theory and research - Christopher G. A. Bryant 1985

      Book 

    31. Doing research on crime and justice - Roy D. King, Emma Wincup 2008

      Book 

    32. The Sage handbook of criminological research methods - David Gadd, Susanne Karstedt, Steven F. Messner 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    33. Doing criminological research - Victor Jupp, Pamela Davies, Peter Francis 2000

      Book 

  3. Crime Statistics and Survey Research 20 items
    1. Understanding crime rates: police and public roles in the production of official statistics - Bottomley, Allan Keith, Coleman, Clive 1981

      Book  especially chapters 1 and 8

    2. Crime and punishment: interpreting the data - Allan Keith Bottomley, Ken Pease 1986

      Book  especially Chapters 1 and 2

    3. Deviance, reality and society - Box, Steven 1981

      Book  Chapters 3 and 6

    4. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

      Book  Chapters 2 and 4

    5. Key issues in criminology - Hood, Roger G., Sparks, Richard 1970

      Book  Chapters 1 and 2

    6. Methods of criminological research - Jupp, Victor 1989

      Book  Chapter 3

    7. Doing criminological research - Jupp, Victor, Davies, Pamela, Francis, Peter 2000

      Book  Chapters 3, 8, 9

    8. Doing research on crime and justice - Roy D. King, Emma Wincup 2008

      Book  Chapter 3

    9. The Oxford handbook of criminology - Maguire, Mike, Morgan, Rodney, Reiner, Robert c2012

      Chapter  Maguire, M. (2002), ‘Crime Statistics: The “Data Explosion” and its Implications’

    10. Interpreting crime statistics - Walker, Monica A. 1995

      Book  Chapters 2-4

    11. Victims of crime: a new deal? - Maguire, Mike, Pointing, John 1988

      Book  Young, J. (1988), ‘Risk of Crime and Fear of Crime: A Realist Critique of Survey-based Assumptions’

    12. Have a look at: 1 item
    13. Finally look at one or more of the summary reports of the British Crime Surveys: 6 items
      1. The 1998 British crime survey: England and Wales - Mirrlees-Black, Catriona, Great Britain 1998

        Book 

      2. The 1992 British crime survey - Mayhew, Patricia, Maung, Natalie Aye, Mirrlees-Black, Catriona, Great Britain 1993

        Book 

      3. The British Crime Survey: first report - Hough, J. M., Mayhew, Patricia, Great Britain, Great Britain 1983

        Book 

      4. The 1988 British Crime Survey - D. Mayhew, Lizanne Dowds, David Elliott, Patricia Mayhew 1988

        Book 

  4. Interviews and life history research 35 items
    1. Sage Handbook of Criminological Research Methods - David Gadd, Susanne. Karstedt, Steven F. Messner 2002

      Book  E-Book

    2. Sage Handbook of Criminological Research Methods - David Gadd, Susanne. Karstedt, Steven F. Messner 2002

      Book  E-Book

    3. Documents of life 2: an invitation to critical humanism - Plummer, Kenneth 2001

      Book  Esp chapters 5, 6 & 9

    4. Up Close and Personal: the teaching and learning of narrative research - Josselson Ruthellen, Amia Lieblich, Dan P. McAdams 2003

      Book  pp. 3-11; 29-48; 79-99; 113-133. Especially: Chase, Susan E. (2003) “Learning to Listen: Narrative Principles in a Qualitative Research Methods Course” pp. 79-99. McVicker Clinchy, Blythe (2003) “An Epistemological Approach to the Teaching of Narrative Research”. pp. 29-48.

    5. The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative - H. Porter Abbott 2008

      Book 

    6. Examples: 4 items
    7. Suggested further reading: 14 items
      1. Lifetimes of commitment : aging, politics, psychology - Molly Andrews 1991

        Book  Chapter 3

      2. (1966) ‘Introduction’ - H. Becker 1966

        Chapter 

      3. Doing Life Histories - A, Faraday, K. Plummer 1979

        Article 

      4. Field Ethics for the life history - C. B. Klockars, C.B.

        Chapter 

      5. The Oral History Reader - Robert Perks, Alistair Thomson 1998

        Book 

      6. Criminal women: autobiographical accounts - Diana Christina, Pat Carlen 1985

        Book 

      7. The professional fence - Carl B. Klockars 1975

        Book 

      8. Mad Frank : memoirs of a life of crime - Frankie Fraser 1994

        Book 

      9. The courage of his convictions - Tony Parker,, Robert Henry 1962

        Book 

      10. East end underworld : chapters in the life of Arthur Harding - Arthur Harding, Raphael Samuel 1981

        Book 

      11. The Jack-Roller: a delinquent boy's own story - Shaw, Clifford Robe 1966

        Book 

      12. The Professional Thief - Edwin H. Sutherland 1937

        Book 

    8. Documents of life 2: an invitation to critical humanism - Kenneth Plummer 2001

      Book 

    9. The Jack-Roller: a delinquent boy's own story - Clifford Robe Shaw 1966

      Book 

    10. The Jack-Roller at seventy: a fifty-year follow-up - Jon Snodgrass, Clifford Robe Shaw, Jack-Roller 1982

      Book 

    11. Up close and personal: the teaching and learning of narrative research - Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich, Dan P. McAdams c2003 (electronic resource)

      Article 

    12. Criminal women: autobiographical accounts - Diana Christina, Pat Carlen 1991

      Book 

  5. Ethnographic Research/Participant Observation 33 items
    1. Data Collection in Context - Stephen Ackroyd, John Anthony Hughes 1981

      Book 

    2. History of Social Research Methods - Gary Easthope 1974

      Book  Chapter 4

    3. Researching social life - Gilbert, Nigel 2008

      Book  Fielding, N. Chapter 7, entitled "Ethnography"

    4. Reading ethnographic research : a critical guide - Martyn Hammersley 1990

      Book  chapters 1 & 2

    5. Ethnography: principles in practice - Hammersley, Martyn, Atkinson, Paul 1995

      Book 

    6. Sociological analysis : methods of discovery - John Anthony Hughes 1976

      Book  Chapter 5

    7. Strategies of social research : the methodological imagination - Herman W. Smith 1975

      Book  Chapter 10

    8. Case Studies 16 items
      1. In search of respect : selling crack in El Barrio - Philippe Bourgois 1996

        Book 

      2. Psychological survival: the experience of long-term imprisonment - Cohen, Stanley, Taylor, Laurie 1972

        Book 

      3. Research on deviance - Jack Douglas 1972

        Book 

      4. Interpreting the field: accounts of ethnography - Dick Hobbs, Tim May 1993

        Book 

      5. Inside the British police: a force at work - Simon Holdaway 1984

        Book 

      6. A Glasgow gang observed - James Patrick 1973

        Book 

      7. Policing the inner city: a study of Amsterdam's Warmoesstraat - Maurice Punch 1979

        Book  Chapter 1 also reprinted as ‘Observation and the Police: The Research Experience’ in Hammersley, M., (ed.) Social Research: Philosophy, Politics and Practice (Sage 1993).

      8. On Watching the Watchers - John Van Maanen

        Chapter 

    9. Doing research on crime and justice - Roy D. King, Emma Wincup 2008

      Book 

    10. Police Research: some future prospects - Mollie Weatheritt, Police Foundation 1989

      Book 

    11. Inside the British police: a force at work - Simon Holdaway 1984

      Book 

  6. Feminist Methods and Discourse Analysis 40 items
    1. Indicative readings (choose AT LEAST TWO from the following list, AND AT LEAST ONE from the list of Suggested further reading etc): 3 items
      1. Postmodern Feminism: A Theoretical Framework for a Field Unit with Women in Jail - Pomeroy, Elizabeth C., Holleran, Lori K., and Kiam, Risa 2004

        Article 

    2. Suggested further readings: 4 items
      1. Doing feminist research - Roberts, Helen 1981

        Book 

      2. Towards a Methodology for Feminist Research - Mies, M.

        Chapter 

    3. The Debate about Feminist Methodology 4 items
    4. Feminist research and criminology 3 items
      1. International feminist perspectives in criminology: engendering a discipline - Rapter, Nicole Hahn, Heidensohn, Frances 1995

        Book 

    5. Some case studies 4 items
    6. Indicative readings: 6 items
      1. Interpreting qualitative data: methods for analyzing talk, text and interaction - Silverman, David 2006

        Book  Pgs. 119-192

      2. Analysis: Practices, Principles and Processes - Spencer, L., Ritchie, J., O’Connor, W.

        Chapter 

      3. Doing social science research - Simeon J. Yates 2004

        Book  Pgs. 188-227

      4. Investigating the information society - Mackay, Hugh, Maples, Wendy, Reynolds, Paul 2001

        Book  Pgs. 67-86

    7. Suggested further reading: 15 items
      1. The language of news media - Bell, Allan 1991

        Book 

      2. Approaches to media discourse - Bell, Allan, Garrett, Peter 1998

        Book 

      3. Methods, sex and madness - O'Connell Davidson, Julia, Layder, Derek 1994

        Book 

      4. The manufacture of news: social problems, deviance and the mass media - Stanley Cohen, Jock Young 1981

        Book 

      5. Language and power - Fairclough, Norman 2001

        Book 

      6. The Order of Discourse - Foucault, M.

        Chapter 

      7. Bad News - University of Glasgow Media Group 1976

        Book 

      8. (1981), ‘The Social Production of News: Mugging and the Media - Hall, S., Critcher, C., Jefferson, T., Clarke, J.

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      9. Traditions in Documentary Analysis - Jupp, V, Norris C.

        Chapter 

      10. Using Documents - McDonald, K., Tipton, C.

        Chapter 

      11. Qualitative researching - Mason, Jennifer 1996

        Book  pgs. 71-82

      12. A matter of record : documentary sources in social research - Scott, John 1990

        Book  Chapters 1-3

      13. Opinions and Ideologies in the Press - van Dijk, T. A.

        Chapter 

    8. Discourse and social change - Norman Fairclough 1992

      Book 

  7. Research Project Design and research ethics 17 items
    1. Social research ethics: an examination of the merits of covert participant observation - Bulmer, Martin 1982

      Book  See especially ch. 1, ch. 3 (on Tearoom Trade), ch. 4 (on police research by Holdaway), chs. 8 and 12.

    2. A Glasgow Gang Observed - James Patrick 1973

      Book 

    3. Research on deviance - Jack Douglas 1972

      Book 

    4. A reply to Denzin. - K. T. Erikson 1968

      Article 

    5. The ethics of social research - Roger Homan 1991

      Book 

    6. Interpreting the field: accounts of ethnography - Dick Hobbs, Tim May 1993

      Book 

    7. Ethics in criminological research 1 item
  8. Chapter 2: Framework - Gerry Rose 1982

    Chapter  Chapter 2: Framework, pp.13-33

  9. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the appropriate Subject LibGuide.  General access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here.

  10. Deciphering sociological research - Gerry Rose 1982

    Chapter  For info on ABCDE method of analysis for your assessments

  11. Researching social life - Nigel Gilbert, Paul Stoneman 2015

    Book 

  12. Positivism and sociology - Giddens, Anthony 1974

    Book 

  13. Doing Criminological Research - Victor Jupp, Pamela Davies & Peter Francis 2000

    Book 

  14. In the field: an introduction to field research - Robert G. Burgess 1984

    Book  chapter 4