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This list relates to the semester Spring 2019 which does not start until 01/01/2019
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  2. Core readings are marked *

  3. Core library text books 3 items
    1. Business research methods - Alan Bryman, Emma Bell (2015)

      Book Essential This gives a basic overview of many of the lecture topics

    2. Advanced qualitative research: a guide to using theory - Michelle O'Reilly, Nikki Kiyimba 2015

      Book Essential * Chapter 3, Ethics.

    3. The SAGE handbook of social research methods - Pertti Alasuutari, Leonard Bickman, Julia Brannen 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapter 2. The End of the Paradigm Wars? Alan Bryman Chapter 7. From Questions of Methods to Epistemological Issues: The Case of Biographical Research, Ann Nilsen Chapter 20. Biographical Methods, Joanna Bornat Chapter 25. Discourse Analysis and Conversation Analysis, Charles Antaki

  4. Websites: 12 items
  5. Other useful library sources: 8 items
    1. The craft of research - Wayne C. Booth 2016

      Book Recommended

    2. The SAGE handbook of qualitative research - Norman K. Denzin, Yvonna S. Lincoln 2011

      Book Recommended

    3. Qualitative methods in business research - Päivi Eriksson, Anne Kovalainen 2016

      Book Recommended

    4. Handling qualitative data: a practical guide - 1944- author Richards, Lyn 2015

      Book Recommended

    5. Qualitative interviewing: the art of hearing data - Herbert J. Rubin, Irene S. Rubin 2012

      Book Recommended

    6. Designing qualitative research - Catherine Marshall, Gretchen B. Rossman 2016

      Book Recommended

    7. Doing qualitative research - David Silverman 2013

      Book Recommended

    8. Interpreting qualitative data - David Silverman c2014

      Book Recommended

  6. Sample Reports (others will be identified): 8 items
    1. Longitudinal individuals 1 item
      1. The impact of welfare reform in Scotland: tracking study - Year 1 - research findings - Helen Graham ..[and four others], Scottish Government 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended

    2. Longitudinal organisations 1 item
    3. Mixed methods 3 items
      1. Child care: maximising the economic participation of women - Ronald McQuaid, Helen Graham, Marina Shapira 2013

        Document Recommended An expert paper on the type, extent and delivery of childcare provision necessary to maximise the economic participation of women within Northern Ireland, report for Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ISBN 978 1 906414 31 3)

      2. Reports | Employee Ownership Association - Ronald McQuaid...[and five others]

        Webpage Recommended Health and wellbeing of employees in employee owned businesses, Report for John Lewis Partnership and Employee Ownership Association.

    4. Web based and secondary 1 item
    5. Life course 1 item
    6. International comparison 1 item
  7. Lecture week 1: Introduction - What is good Qualitative Research? 27 items
    1. Text Annotation for Political Science Research. - Claire Cardie, John Wilkerson 2008

      Article Recommended

    2. Theory building from case : opportunities and challenges - Eisenhardt, Kathleen M., Graebner, Melissa 2007

      Article Recommended

    3. Extending working lives: age management in SMEs: - V. Fuertes, V. Egdell, R. McQuiad 2013

      Article Recommended

    4. Qualitative Research: Defining and Designing - G. Guest, E. E. Namey, M. Mitchell

      Document Recommended *

    5. The SAGE Handbook of Fieldwork - Dick Hobbs, Richard Wright 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended (Esp. Part 2: Situating Fieldwork, chapters 3 & 4)

    6. How Not to Lie Without Statistics - G. King, E. N. Powell

      Document Recommended

    7. Qualitative Researchers Don’t Count - Janice M. Morse 03/2007

      Article Recommended (But see alternative view by Sanelowski

    8. Studying organizations using critical realism: a practical guide 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 13: Hurrell, S. A. (2014) Critical Realism and Mixed Methods Research: Combining the Extensive and Intensive at Multiple Levels

    9. Studying organizations using critical realism: a practical guide 2014

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 13: Hurrell, S. A. (2014) Critical Realism and Mixed Methods Research: Combining the Extensive and Intensive at Multiple Levels

    10. Reading Qualitative Studies - Margarete Sandelowski

      Article Recommended

    11. Persuasion with case studies - Siggelkow, Nicolaj 2007

      Article Recommended

    12. Interpreting qualitative data - David Silverman c2014

      Book Recommended (Chapter1)

  8. Lecture week 2: Grounded Theory 9 items
    1. The SAGE handbook of social research methods - Pertti Alasuutari, Leonard Bickman, Julia Brannen 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended * Charmaz, K. (2008) “Reconstructing Grounded Theory. (Good overview of how GT has developed over time, especially Constructivist view)

    2. Situational analysis: grounded theory after the postmodern turn - Adele E. Clarke c2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    3. Qualitative methods in business research - Päivi Eriksson, Anne Kovalainen 2016

      Book Recommended Chapter 11

    4. The discovery of grounded theory: strategies for qualitative research - Barney G. Glaser, Anselm L. Strauss 1999

      Book Recommended

    5. Techniques to Identify Themes - Gery W. Ryan, H. Russell Bernard 02/2003

      Article Recommended

  9. Lecture week 3: Longitudinal Qualitative Research 21 items
    1. The SAGE handbook of social research methods - Pertti Alasuutari, Leonard Bickman, Julia Brannen 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended * Elliott, Jane & Holland, Janet & Rachel Thomson Chapter 14, esp. 231-37. ‘Longitudinal and Panel Studies’,

    2. Third Sector Experiences of Work Programme Delivery’ - V. Egdell, M. Dutton, R. McQuaid 2016

      Article Recommended

    3. Qualitative Longitudinal Research: A Discussion Paper - J. Holland, R. thomson, S. Henderson 2006

      Document Recommended (especially section 6 on research issues)

    4. Doing qualitative research differently - Wendy Hollway, Tony Jefferson 2012

      Book Recommended

    5. Men and women of the corporation - Rosabeth Moss Kanter c1977

      Book Recommended

    6. Class of 2010: a qualitative longitudinal study of an English secondary school that became an academy - R. Passy, T. Ovenden-Hope 2017

      Article Recommended Available to download on left hand side of webpage after following the link

    7. What is qualitative longitudinal research? - Rachel Thomson, Bronia Flett 2015

      Audio-visual document Recommended

  10. Lecture week 4: Researching well-being. 1 item
    1. Reading to follow on Canvas.

  11. Lecture week 5: Qualitative internet research methods: 15 items
    1. Business research methods - Alan Bryman, Emma Bell (2015)

      Book Recommended * - Chapter 28.

    2. Using social media for academic work - Deborah Lupton

      Website Recommended Twitter: Using social media for academic work (Requires login)

    3. Qualitative research: theory, method and practice - David Silverman 2004

      Book Recommended Read: Atkinson, P. and Coffey, A. (2004) ‘Analysing Documentary Realities’

    4. Online social research: methods, issues & ethics c[2004

      Book Recommended Read: Barnes, S. (2004) ‘Issues of attribution and identification in online social research, pp. 223

    5. The SAGE handbook of online research methods - Nigel Fielding, Raymond M. Lee, Grant Blank 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Hewson, C and Laurent, D. (2008) ‘Research Design and Tools for Internet Research’

    6. How do you measure up?’ Assumptions about ‘obesity’ and health-related behaviors in ‘obesity’ prevention campaigns’ - D. Lupton 2014

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module MRMP004/MRMPD04

    7. The humans behind Mechanical Turk’s artificial intelligence 26 October 2016

      Article Recommended Registration with the FT is required. To access this article you will need to follow the instructions at: https://extranet.stir.ac.uk/Lib/passwords/FinancialTimes.pdf

  12. Week 6: Reading week (no lecture) 0 items
  13. Lecture week 7: Working with migrants group - translation and other issues. 16 items
    1. The handbook of ethical research with ethnocultural populations and communities - Joseph E. Trimble, Celia B. Fisher c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Birman, D. (2006) ‘Ethical issues in research with immigrants and refugees’.

    2. Qualitative nursing research: a contemporary dialogue - Janice M. Morse 1991 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Brink, P. J. (1991), ‘Issues of reliability and validity’ (Chapter 10.)

    3. Beyond the insider–outsider divide in migration research - Jørgen Carling, Marta Bivand Erdal, Rojan Ezzati 2014-3

      Article Recommended

    4. Interviewing Undocumented Immigrants: Methodological Reflections Based on Fieldwork in Mexico and the U.S. - Wayne A. Cornelius 22/1982

      Article Recommended Please note this refers to quantitative methods – however some of the strategies for recruiting undocumented migrants are useful.

    5. Ethical issues in irregular migration research in Europe - Franck Düvell, Anna Triandafyllidou, Bastian Vollmer 2009

      Article Recommended

    6. Another Person in the Room: Using interpreters during interviews with immigrant workers - Agnieszka Kosny, Ellen MacEachen, Marni Lifshen, Peter Smith 06/2014

      Article Recommended

    7. Qualitative research methods: a health focus - Pranee Liamputtong 1999

      Book Recommended Currently unavailable.

    8. The Sage encyclopedia of qualitative research methods - Lisa M. Given 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Temple B (2008) Cross-cultural research. pp 179-181.

    9. Interpreter-facilitated cross-language interviews: a research note - Deanna L Williamson, Jaeyoung Choi, Margo Charchuk, Gwen R Rempel 08/2011

      Article Recommended

  14. Lecture week 8: Advanced nVivo Analysis 6 items
    The aim of the advanced NVIVO sessions are to build on the basic orientation to NVIVO (in MRMP002) and to begin using the NVIVO tool in a more expert way. These sessions focus on applying descriptive and analytical codes to grounded theory text and other media (for example images, as may be available) focusing on advanced techniques including: Coding Qualitative Data by creating Nodes, using Existing Nodes, using Auto Coding and Range Coding; Creating Memos (to self and others); Summarizing the Data; Getting Results using Coding Queries and Matrix Queries; Creating Models and Charts Students need to familiarise themselves before the sessions by looking at this very useful rapid guide to the basic functions of NVIVO:
    1. Qualitative data analysis with NVIVO - Patricia Bazeley, Kristi Jackson 2013

      Book Recommended * A useful library reference text

    2. Business research methods - Alan Bryman, Emma Bell (2015)

      Book Recommended Chapter 25.

    3. Qualitative data analysis: a methods sourcebook - Matthew B. Miles, A. Michael Huberman, Johnny Saldana 2014

      Book Recommended Read: Miles, Huberman, & Saldaña, (2014). Fundamentals of Qualitative Data Analysis. (p.69-104).

    4. Constructing Hopes and Fears Around Technology - Trena M. Paulus, Jessica Nina Lester, Virginia G. Britt 11/2013

      Article Recommended

  15. Lecture week 9: Combining qualitative with quantitative methods references: 23 items
    1. Designing and conducting mixed methods research - John W. Creswell, Vicki L. Plano Clark 2011

      Book Recommended

    2. Triangulation 2.0 - Norman K. Denzin 04/2012

      Article Recommended *

    3. Leadership styles in SMEs: a mixed-method approach - Mário Franco, Pedro Gonçalo Matos 2015-6

      Article Recommended

    4. Collecting qualitative data: a field manual for applied research - Greg Guest, Emily E. Namey, Marilyn L. Mitchell 2013

      Book Recommended Read: Guest, G., Namey, E., Mitchell, M. L. (2013) Qualitative research: Defining and designing, chaps 6-8.

    5. Studying organizations using critical realism: a practical guide 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Hurrell, S. A. (2014) Critical Realism and Mixed Methods Research: Combining the Extensive and Intensive at Multiple Levels

    6. Studying organizations using critical realism: a practical guide 2014

      Book Recommended Read: Hurrell, S. A. (2014) Critical Realism and Mixed Methods Research: Combining the Extensive and Intensive at Multiple Levels

    7. Mixed Methods Research: A Research Paradigm Whose Time Has Come - R. B. Johnson, A. J. Onwuegbuzie 01/10/2004

      Article Recommended

    8. Three techniques for integrating data in mixed methods studies - A. O'Cathain, E. Murphy, J. Nicholl 17/09/2010

      Article Recommended *

    9. Triangulation in social research: Qualitative and quantitative methods can really be mixed - Olsen, W.

      Article Recommended Digitised under the Copyright Licensing Agency Licence therefore only available to students on module MRMP004

    10. Realism and social science - R. Andrew Sayer, ebrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    11. Case study research: design and methods - Robert K. Yin 2014

      Book Recommended

  16. Lecture week 10: Capabilities Approaches and Qualitative research 16 items
    1. Making it personal: individualising activation services in the EU - Rik van Berkel, Ben Valkenburg 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Bonvin, J.M. and Farvaque, N. (2007) ‘A capability approach to individualised and tailor-made activation’, pp. 45-65.

    2. Facing trajectories from school to work: towards a capability-friendly youth policy in Europe 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Bilfulco, L., Egdell, V. and R. McQuaid (2015) ‘Capabilities for Voice, Work and Education: Critical Analysis of Programmes for Disadvantaged Young People in Europe’, Introduction to Chapter 11, pp. 201-207

    3. Facing trajectories from school to work: towards a capability-friendly youth policy in Europe 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Chiappero-Martinetti, E., Egdell, V., Hollywood, E. and R. McQuaid (2015) ‘Operationalisation of the Capability Approach’, pp. 115-139.

    4. Facing trajectories from school to work: towards a capability-friendly youth policy in Europe 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Egdell, V., McQuaid, R. & Hollywood, E. (2015, forthcoming) ‘Addressing the Issue of Unemployment among Disadvantaged Youth in Scotland: Developing the Capability for Work’, pp. 248-256.

    5. Women and human development: the capabilities approach - Martha Craven Nussbaum 2013

      Book Recommended

    6. Commodities and capabilities - Amartya Kumar Sen 1985

      Book Recommended

    7. The quality of life - Martha Craven Nussbaum, Amartya Sen, World Institute for Development Economics Research 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Sen, A. (1993) Capability and Well-being.

    8. The quality of life - Martha Craven Nussbaum, Amartya Sen, World Institute for Development Economics Research 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Sen, A. (1993) Capability and Well-being.

    9. The idea of justice - Amartya Sen 2009

      Book Recommended

    10. Videos: 2 items
      1. Short film : workable UK/Scotland

        Audio-visual document Recommended The films take a closer look at nine exclusive educational and/or vocational measures and programmes from nearly all over Europe supporting young people on their way from education to work or to apprenticeship in Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, ltaly, Poland, Sweden and Switzerland.

  17. Lecture week 11: Dissemination 12 items
    1. Business research methods - Alan Bryman, Emma Bell (2015)

      Book Recommended * Chapter 29

    2. Advanced qualitative research: a guide to using theory - Michelle O'Reilly, Nikki Kiyimba 2015

      Book Recommended Read: Chap. 8 (Dissemination)

    3. Five award-winning short films made by researchers that you should watch - Amanda Ravetz November 29, 2016 10.25am GMTNovember 29, 2016 10.25am GMT

      Article Recommended

    4. Example reports for discussion: 6 items
      1. Labour Market Bulletin 20 - Department for Employment and Learning

        Website Recommended

  18. There is a separate lecture on Ethics in Semester 1. 11 items
    1. The SAGE handbook of social research methods - Pertti Alasuutari, Leonard Bickman, Julia Brannen 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended read: Fisher, C.B. & A.E. Anushko Chapter 8, ‘Research Ethics in Social Science’

    2. Advanced qualitative research: a guide to using theory - Michelle O'Reilly, Nikki Kiyimba 2015

      Book Recommended * Chap. 3 (Ethics)

    3. The student's guide to research ethics - Paul Oliver 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. The student's guide to research ethics - Paul Oliver, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    5. Practitioner research ethics 4 items
  19. BEYOND the READING LIST 1 item
    You are expected to read widely beyond this resource list. Make a start with your subject research guide
    1. Try the subject research guide for the most appropriate resources for your topic.