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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. Systematic empiricism: critique of a pseudoscience - David Willer, Judith Willer 1973

      Book  Chapter 2

    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 1978

      Book 

    16. Research on deviance - Jack J. Douglas 1972

      Book 

    17. The social meanings of suicide - Jack D. Douglas 1967

      Book 

    18. Power/knowledge: selected interviews and other writings, 1972-1977 - Michel Foucault, Colin Gordon 1980

      Book 

    19. Studies in ethnomethodology - Harold Garfinkel 1984

      Book 

    20. The discovery of grounded theory: strategies for qualitative research - Barney G. Glaser, Anselm L. Strauss c1999

      Book 

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

      Book  Chapter 1-3

    22. The philosophy of social research - John Anthony Hughes, W. W. Sharrock 1997

      Book 

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

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

    24. The philosophy of the social sciences - Alan Ryan 1970

      Book  especially Chapters: 6-7

    25. The sociology of suicide - Steve D. Taylor 1988

      Book 

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

      Book 

    27. Images of deviance - Stanley Cohen 1982

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

    34. 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 - Victor Jupp, Pamela Davies, Peter Francis 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. Taking account of crime: key findings from the second British Crime Survey - J. M. Hough, Patricia Mayhew, Great Britain. Home Office. Research and Planning Unit, Great Britain. Home Office 1985

        Book 

      5. The 1988 British Crime Survey - Patricia Mayhew, David Elliott, Lizanne Dowds, Great Britain. Home Office. Research and Planning Unit 1989

        Book 

      6. The 1996 British Crime Survey: England and Wales - Catriona Mirrlees-Black, Patricia Mayhew, Andrew Percy, Great Britain. Home Office 1996

        Journal 

  4. Interviews and life history research 32 items
    1. The Sage handbook of criminological research methods - David Gadd, Susanne Karstedt, Steven F. Messner 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book  E-Book

    2. Up close and personal: the teaching and learning of narrative research - Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich, Dan P. McAdams, American Psychological Association 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

    3. Examples: 4 items
    4. 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. Criminal women: autobiographical accounts - Diana Christina, Pat Carlen 1985

        Book 

      6. The professional fence - Carl B. Klockars 1975

        Book 

      7. Mad Frank: memoirs of a life of crime - Frankie Fraser, James Morton 1994

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

    7. Up close and personal: the teaching and learning of narrative research - Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich, Dan P. McAdams, American Psychological Association 2003

      Book 

    8. 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. Sociological research methods: an introduction - Martin Bulmer 1984

      Book  Part 5

    3. The research act: a theoretical introduction to sociological methods - Norman K. Denzin c2009

      Book  Chapter 7

    4. A history of social research methods - Gary Easthope 1974

      Book  Chapter 4

    5. Researching social life - Gilbert, Nigel 2008

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

    6. Reading ethnographic research - Martyn Hammersley 1997

      Book  chapters 1 & 2

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

      Book 

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

      Book  Chapter 5

    9. Strategies of social research: the methodological imagination - Herman W. Smith 1981

      Book  Chapter 10

    10. Case Studies 16 items
      1. In search of respect: selling crack in El Barrio - Philippe I. Bourgois 2002

        Book 

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

        Book 

      3. Research on deviance - Jack J. Douglas 1972

        Book 

      4. On the run: fugitive life in an American city - Alice Goffman 2015

        Book 

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

        Book 

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

        Book 

      7. A Glasgow gang observed - James Patrick 1973

        Book 

      8. 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).

      9. On Watching the Watchers - John Van Maanen

        Chapter 

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

      Book 

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

      Book 

    13. 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, Open University 2004

        Book  Pgs. 188-227

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

        Book  Pgs. 67-86

      5. Up close and personal: the teaching and learning of narrative research - Ruthellen Josselson, Amia Lieblich, Dan P. McAdams, American Psychological Association 2003

        Book  Pgs. 113-133

    7. Suggested further reading: 15 items
      1. The language of news media - Allan Bell 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 - John Scott 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. Tearoom trade: impersonal sex in public places - Laud Humphreys 1975

      Book 

    3. A Glasgow gang observed - James Patrick 1973

      Book 

    4. Research on deviance - Jack J. Douglas 1972

      Book 

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

      Article 

    6. The ethics of social research - Roger Homan 1991

      Book 

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

      Book 

    8. 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