MA Social Policy
Department of Social Work
Faculty of Health
Module Information Pack: Introduction to Social Research
1. Different ways of viewing the world shape different ways of researching the world (Crotty 2003:66). Discuss.
Reference: Crotty, M. (2003) The Foundations of Social research. Meanings and Perspectives in the Research Process. Sage: London.
Number of sources
1- Bryman, A. (1988) Quantity and Quality in Social Research. Routledge: London.
2- Creswell, J.W., (2009) Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. Sage Publications.
3- Crotty, M., (2003) The Foundations of Social Research. Meanings and Perspective in the Research Process. Sage Publications: London.
4- Elliott, J., (2005) Using Narratives in Social Research. Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Sage Publications: London.
5- Fawcett, B., and Hearn, J., (2004) Researching others: epistemology, experience, standpoints and participation, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 7 (3), 201 – 218