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Advanced Research Methods 1 Reading

The Nature and Ethics of Research Inquiry


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Baert, P (2005) Philosophy for the Social Sciences: Towards Pragmatism (Oxford Polity)

Benton, T. & Craib, I. (2001). Philosophy of Social Science (Palgrave)

Bersoff, D.N. (2003). Ethical conflicts in psychology. 3rd Ed. Washington: American Psychological Association.

Bourdieu, P. & Wacquant, L. (1992) An Invitation to Reflexive Sociology (Oxford, Polity)

British Educational Research Association (2004). Ethical Guidelines for Educational Research Revised 2004

Delanty, G. (2005) Social Science: Philosophical and Methodological Foundations (Second Edition) (Buckingham, Open University Press)

Delanty, G., & Strydom, P. (Eds.) (2003) Philosophies of Social Science (Buckingham, Open University Press).

Delanty, G. & Strydom, P. (Eds.) (2003) Philosophies of Social Science. Buckingham: Open University Press

Fay, B. (1996) Contemporary Philosophy of Social Science (Oxford, Blackwell)

Flyvbjerg, B. (2001). Making Social Science Matter: why social inquiry fails and how it can succeed again (Cambridge)

Giddens, A. (1984) The Constitution of Society. Oxford: Polity.

* Gregory, I. (2003). Ethics in research. London: Continuum.

* Greig, A., Taylor, J. & MacKay, T. (2007). Doing research with children. London: Sage (Chapter 9).

Hall, C. S. (1952). Crooks, codes and cant. American Psychologist, 7, 430 – 431.

*Lindsay, G., Koene, C., Lang, F., & Ovreeide, H. (2008). Ethics for European psychologists.. Gottingen, Germany and Cambridge, MA: Hogrefe.

* Oliver, P. (2003) The Student’s Guide to Research Ethics (Maidenhead: OU Press)

Parker, J. (2000) Structuration. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Pring, R. (2004). Philosophy of Educational Research (Second Edition) (London, Continuum)

* Ruddock, J. and McIntyre, D. (eds) (1998) Challenges for Educational Research. London: Paul Chapman.

* Silverman, D. (2000) Doing Qualitative Research: A Practical Handbook. London: Sage.

Somekh, B. & Lewin, C. (2005). Research Methods in the Social Sciences (London, Sage)

Turner, S. and Roth, P. (2003) Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences (Oxford, Blackwell)

Whitty, G. (2006) Education(al) research and education policy making: is conflict inevitable? British Educational Research Journal. 32 (2) 159-176

*British Educational Research Association (2004). Ethical guidelines for educational research

British Psychological Society (2006). Code of conduct. ethical principles and guidelines.