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Social research methods guides
  • Bryman, A. (2007) Social Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Denzin, N and Lincoln, Y (Eds) (2000) Handbook of Qualitative Research, Thousand Oaks ( Calif), Sage
  • Denzin, N and Lincoln, Y (Eds) (2003) Collecting and Interpreting Qualitative Materials, Thousand Oaks ( Calif), Sage
  • Denzin, N and Lincoln, Y (Eds) (2003) The Qualitative Inquiry Reader, Thousand Oaks ( Calif), Sage
  • Denzin, N and Lincoln, Y (eds) (2003) The Landscape of Qualitative Research, Thousand Oaks ( Calif), Sage (Second Edition)
  • Gilbert, N. (2001) ed. Researching Social Life. London: Sage.
  • Martyn Hammersley & Paul Atkinson (2005 ) Ethnography: Principles in Practice London: Routledge
  • May, T. (Second Edition) (1997). Social Research. Issues, methods and process. Buckingham: Open University Press
  • Ritchie, J and Lewis, J (2003) Qualitative Research Practice: A Guide for Social Science Students and Researchers, London, Sage
  • Silverman, D (Ed) (1997) Qualitative Research: Theory, Method and Practice, London, Sage

  • Martyn Hammersley & Paul Atkinson (2005 ) Ethnography: Principles in Practice London: Routledge
  • Mann, C and Stewart, F (2000) Internet Communication and Qualitative Research: A Handbook for Researching Online, London, Sage (Chapter 3: An Ethical Framework and Chapter 7 Power Issues in Internet Research)
  • Seale, C (Ed) (2004) Social Research Methods: A Reader, London, Routledge (Part Fourteen: Political and Ethical Aspects of Research Practice - articles by Max Weber, Carol Weiss, Julienne Meyer, Sandra Harding, Mary Maynard, Les Back and John Solomos, Martyn Hammersley)

Philosophy of Social Science Research
  • Crotty, M (1998) The Foundations of Social Research: Meaning and Perspective in the Research Process, London, Sage
  • Hughes, J (1990) The Philosophy of Social Research, London, Longman (Second Edition)
  • Layder, D (1998) Sociological Practice: Linking theory and social research, London, Sage
  • May, T and Williams, M (Eds) (1998) Knowing the Social World, Buckingham, Open University Press

Documentary Research
  • McCulloch, G. (2004) Documentary Research in Education, History and the Social Sciences London: Routledge Falmer.
  • Rapley, T. (2007) Doing Conversation, Discourse and Document Analysis London: Sage
  • Scott, J. (1990) A Matter of Record: Documentary Sources in Social Research Cambridge: Polity Press

Discourse Analysis
  • Barker, C. and Galasinski, D. (2001) Cultural Studies and Discourse Analysis: A Dialogue on Language and Identity, London: Sage
  • Howarth, D (2000) Discourse, Buckingham, Open University Press (Introduction: Defining the Concept of Discourse)
  • Fairclough, N. (2003) Analysing Discourse: Textual Analysis for Social Research London: Routledge
  • MacLure, M (2003) Discourse in Educational and Social Research, Buckingham, Open University
  • Kendall, G and Wickham, G (1999) Using Foucault’s Methods, London, Sage
  • Parker, I and the Bolton Discourse Network (1999) Critical Textwork: An introduction to varieties of discourse and analysis, Buckingham, Open University Press
  • Seale, C (Ed) (2004) Social Research Methods: A Reader, London, Routledge (Part Eleven: Structuralism, Post-structuralism and the linguistic turn - Articles by Claude Levi-Strauss, William Liss, Stephen Kline and Sut Jhally, Stuart Hall, Jonathan Potter and Margaret Wetherell, Norman Fairclough and Ruth Wodak, H G Widdowson and Catherine Kohler Riessman)

Higher Education Policy

Interdisciplinary Study
  • European Journal of Education, Vol. 27, No. 3 (1992) Blackwell Publishing:
  • Newell, William H. Academic Disciplines and Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Education: Lessons from the School of Interdisciplinary Studies at Miami University, Ohio.
  • Field, M. and Lee, R. Assessment of Interdisciplinary Programmes
  • Squires, G. Interdisciplinarity in Higher Education in the United Kingdom
  • Frank, A. Schulert, J. and Nicholas, H. Interdisciplinary Learning as Social Learning and General Education
  • Aram, John D. Concepts of Interdisciplinarity: Configurations of Knowledge and Action Human Relations, vol. 57, no. 4, pp 379-412 Apr 2004
  • Strathern, M. Experiments in Interdisciplinarity Social Anthropology, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 75-90, Feb 2005

Global Knowledge
  • ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES OF CANADA (1993) Guide to Establishing International Academic Links. Ottawa: The AUCC
  • Delanty, G. (1998) ‘The Idea of the University in the Global Era: From Knowledge as an End to the End of Knowledge?’, Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy 12(1): 3–25.
  • EAIE (1992) International education in Europe: a professional view on the memorandum on higher education in the European Community. EAIE Occasional Paper, 2, Amsterdam
  • Jiang, Xiaoping (2008) 'Towards the internationalisation of higher education from a critical perspective', Journal of Further and Higher Education, 32:4, 347 — 358
  • Toyoshima, Mihoko (2007) 'International strategies of universities in England', London Review of Education, 5:3, 265 — 280
  • Yang, Rui (2002) 'University Internationalisation: its meanings, rationales and implications', Intercultural Education, 13:1, 81 — 95