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  1. Week 1 – Introducing the module 9 items
    1. Set reading 0 items
      There is no set reading to be done for this week
    2. Further reading – General 9 items
      1. Criminological research for beginners: a student's guide - Laura Caulfield, Jane Hill 2014 (electronic resource)

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      2. The student's companion to sociology - Jon Gubbay, Chris Middleton, Chet Ballard 1997

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      3. Doing criminological research - Victor Jupp, Pamela Davies, Peter Francis 2011

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      4. Being sociological - Steve Matthewman, Catherine Lane West-Newman, Bruce Curtis 2013

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      5. Social divisions 2013

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      6. Sociology: issues and debates - Steve Taylor 1999

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  2. Week 2 – London photo presentations 5 items
    1. Set reading 1 item
    2. Further reading – visual methods 4 items
      1. Picturing the social landscape: visual methods and the sociological imagination - Caroline Knowles, Paul Sweetman 2004 (electronic resource)

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  3. Week 3 – Skills I: Academic writing & referencing 7 items
    1. Set reading 1 item
    2. Further reading – academic/essay writing 6 items
      1. Essential study skills: the complete guide to success at university - Tom Burns, Sandra Sinfield 2012

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      2. How to use your reading in your essays - Jeanne Godfrey 2013

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      3. How to write better essays - Bryan Greetham 2013

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      4. The student's guide to writing: spelling, punctuation and grammar - John Peck, Martin Coyle 2012

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      5. Good essay writing: a social sciences guide - Peter Redman, Wendy Maples, Open University 2011

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      6. The basics of essay writing - Nigel Warburton 2007, c2006

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  4. Week 4 – Asking Sociological Questions 6 items
    1. Set reading 1 item
    2. Further reading – sociological questions and the Olympics 5 items
      1. Thinking sociologically - Zygmunt Bauman, Tim May 2001

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      2. The new sociological imagination - Steve Fuller 2006

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      3. The sociological imagination - C. Wright Mills 2000 (electronic resource)

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  5. Week 5 – Skills III: Finding & evaluating sources 10 items
    1. Set reading 0 items
      There is no set reading this week
    2. Further reading – (urban) sociology of London 10 items
      1. The new East End: kinship, race and conflict - Geoff Dench, Kate Gavron, Michael Dunlop Young 2006

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      2. London voices, London lives: tales from a working capital - Peter Geoffrey Hall 2007 (electronic resource)

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      3. Queer London: perils and pleasures in the sexual metropolis, 1918-1957 - Matt Houlbrook 2006

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      4. The urban sociology reader - Jan Lin, Christopher Mele 2013 (electronic resource)

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      5. World city - Doreen Massey 2007

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      6. East Enders: family and community in East London - Katherine Mumford, Anne Power 2003 (electronic resource)

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      7. Space, the city and social theory: social relations and urban forms - Fran Tonkiss 2005

        Book Further pp. 8-29

      8. Family and kinship in east London - Michael Dunlop Young, Peter Willmott 2007

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  6. Week 7 – Introducing qualitative and quantitative methods 7 items
    1. Set reading 1 item
    2. Further reading – general research methods 6 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2012

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      2. Researching social life - G.Nigel Gilbert 2008

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      3. 'Methodology' from 'Sociology: issues and debates' - Ray Pawson 1999

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      4. Real world research: a resource for users of social research methods in applied settings - Colin Robson 2011

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  7. Week 8 – Methods I: Interviews in social research 7 items
    1. Set reading 1 item
    2. Further reading – interviewing in research 6 items
      1. Chapter 4 of Qualitative research methods for the social sciences - B. Berg 2009

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      2. Chapter 9 and 20 of Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2012

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      3. Chapter 13 of Researching social life - N. Gilbert 2008

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      4. Chapter 4 of Qualitative researching - J. Mason 2002

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  8. Week 9 – Methods II: Ethnography & observation 8 items
    1. Set reading 1 item
    2. Further reading – ethnographic methods/studies 7 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2012

        Book Further pp. 430-467

      2. Getting by: estates, class and culture in austerity Britain - Lisa Mckenzie 2015

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      3. Real world research: a resource for users of social research methods in applied settings - Colin Robson 2011

        Book Further pp. 324-329

  9. Week 10 – Interpreting quantitative data 6 items
    1. Set reading 1 item
      1. Chapter 5 extract: Secondary Data from 'Research methods' (pages 131-146) - Patrick McNeill, Steve Chapman, NetLibrary, Inc 2005 (electronic resource)

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    2. Further reading – quantitative methods 5 items
      1. Social research methods - Alan Bryman 2012

        Book Further pp. 310-328

      2. Understanding social statistics - Jane L. Fielding, G. Nigel Gilbert 2006

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      3. A short introduction to social research - Matt Henn, Mark Weinstein, Nick Foard 2006

        Book Further pp. 205-10

      4. Focus on London 2007 - Great Britain, Greater London Authority 2007

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      5. London Datastore - Greater London Authority

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  10. Week 11 0 items
  11. Week 12 – Group Tutorials 0 items