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  1. General Reading 13 items
    Students are strongly advised to acquire at least one of the module’s text books:
    1. There are other texts that students will find useful, although it is not necessary to buy copies of them. They are available in the library in paper or e-books formats:

    2. Introduction to statistics in psychology - Dennis Howitt, Duncan Cramer 2011

      Book  Available on-line and in library.

    3. Qualitative data analysis: an expanded sourcebook - Matthew B. Miles, A. M. Huberman 1994

      Book 

    4. Critical terrorism studies: an introduction to research methods - Jacob L. Stump, Priya Dixit 2013

      Book  Available in library and as e-book.

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

      Book  Older editions also available.

  2. Unit 1 - Research in Terrorism Studies 13 items
    1. Effects of terrorism on attitudes and ideological orientation - Agustin Echebarria-Echabe, Emilia Fernández-Guede 2006

      Article 

  3. Unit 2 - Approaches to Social Research 10 items
    1. Fourth generation evaluation - Egon G. Guba, Yvonna S. Lincoln 1989

      Book 

    2. NSTC (2006). Combating terrorism: Research priorities in the social, behavioral and economic sciences. Executive Office of the President of the United States. Available online at:

      http://www.whitehouse.gov/files/documents/ostp/NSTC%20Reports/CombatingTerrorism2005.pdf

    3. Why I am a naturalist - Alex Rosenberg September 17 2011

      Article 

    4. Trochim, W. (1989). An introduction to concept mapping for planning and evaluation. In W. Trochim (Ed.) A Special Issue of Evaluation and Program Planning, 12, pp 1–16.

  4. Unit 3 - Formulating Research Questions and Designing Research Projects 13 items
    1. The Food Crises and Political Instability in North Africa and the Middle East - Marco Lagi, Karla Z. Bertrand, Yanner Bar-Yam August 10 2011

      Document 

    2. Grounded Theory in Medical Education Research - Mohsen Tavakol, Sima Torabi, Ali Akbar Zeinaloo 2006

      Article 

  5. Unit 4 22 items
    1. Bäck and Dumont (2004). A Combination of Methods. The Way Forward in Coalition Research. Prepared for delivery at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2–5, 2004.

      To get this paper go to the following URL:

      http://convention2.allacademic.com/one/apsa/apsa04/

      Under Guest menu on left, click Search Papers and when you get to the next page select Full Text, add the Title and click search. On the following page click on the title when it appears.

      This should bring up the correct paper.

    2. Qualitative data analysis: an expanded sourcebook - Matthew B. Miles, A. M. Huberman c1994

      Book 

    3. Noble, D.F. (2004). Assessing the Reliability of open Source Information. Evidence Based Research, Washington D.C. Available at:

      http://www.opensourceintelligence.eu/ric/doc/assessing%20the%20reliability%20of%20open%20source%20information.pdf

    4. Critical terrorism studies: a new research agenda - Richard Jackson, Marie Smyth, Jeroen Gunning 2009

      Book  Silke, A. (2009). Contemporary terrorism studies: Issues in research. Available in library and as e-book.

    5. Trochim, W. (1989). An introduction to concept mapping for planning and evaluation. In W. Trochim (Ed.)A Special Issue of Evaluation and Program Planning, 12, 1–16.

       

  6. Unit 5 - Collecting Qualitative Data – Observation and Ethnography 13 items
    1. Qualitative data analysis: an expanded sourcebook - Matthew B. Miles, A. M. Huberman c1994

      Book 

    2. Facial signs of emotional experience - Paul Ekman, Wallace V. Freisen, Sonia Ancoli 1980

      Article 

    3. Hazlett, G. (2006). Research on Detection of Deception: What We Know vs. What We Think We Know. Educing Information. Washington, DC: National Defense Intelligence College

  7. Unit 6 - Collecting Qualitative Data – Interviewing 11 items
    1. Interviewing - E. Burman

      Chapter 

    2. Psychopathological sequelae of the 11 March terrorist attacks in Madrid - Javier Conejo-Galindo, Óscar Medina, David Fraguas, Sara Terán 2007

      Article 

  8. Unit 7 - Describing / Analysing Qualitative Data 14 items
    1. Using thematic analysis in psychology - Virginia Braun, Victoria Clarke 01/2006

      Article 

    2. Brightman, J. (2003). Mapping Methods for Qualitative Data Structuring. IOE Conference, London, May 2003. Available at:

      www.banxia.com/pdf/de/Map_for_qual_data_struct.pdf

    3. Interpretative phenomenological analysis. - KateGil-Rodriguez, Elena Hefferon, Elena Gil-Rodriguez 2011

      Article 

    4. Qualitative data analysis: an expanded sourcebook - Matthew B. Miles, A. M. Huberman 1994

      Book 

    5. Doing the things we do: A grounded theory of academic procrastination. - Schraw, Gregory, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, US, gschraw@unlv.nevada.edu Wadkins, Theresa, Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska, Kearney, NE, USOlafson, Lori, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, US

      Article 

    6. Critical terrorism studies: an introduction to research methods - Jacob L. Stump, Priya Dixit 2013

      Book  Available in library and as e-book.

  9. Unit 8 15 items
    1. Effects of terrorism on attitudes and ideological orientation - Agustin Echebarria-Echabe, Emilia Fernández-Guede 2006

      Article 

    2. The value of online surveys - Joel R. Evans, Anil Mathur 2005

      Article 

    3. Psychological Reactions to Terrorist Attacks - William E. Schlenger, Juesta M. Caddell, Lori Ebert, B. Kathleen Jordan 2002

      Article 

    4. Telhami S. & Kull, S. (2011) The American Public on the 9/11 Decade. A Study of American Public Opinion. Public Opinion Poll, September 8, 2011. University of Maryland's Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development and The Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA). Available at:

      www.worldpublicopinion.org/pipa/pdf/sep11a/9-11Anniversary_Sep11_rpt.pdf

  10. Unit 9 - Describing and Analysing Quantitative Data I 5 items
    1. Online resources: 3 items
      1. SurfStat.australia

        Webpage  An on-line text in introductory Statistics.

  11. Unit 10 - Describing / Analysing Quantitative Data II 8 items
    1. Samples and populations: generalising and inferring - Dennis Howat, Duncan Cramer

      Chapter  Chapter 10.

    2. Radicalization in Prisons? Field Research in 25 Spanish Prisons - Humberto M. Trujillo, Javier Jordán, Jose Antonio Gutiérrez, Joaquín González-Cabrera 2009

      Article 

    3. Online resources: 2 items
  12. Unit 11 10 items
    1. Complexity, global politics, and national security - David Stephen Alberts, Thomas J. Czerwinski 1997

      Book 

    2. Helberg (1995). Pitfalls of Data Analysis (or How to Avoid Lies and Damned Lies).

      http://my.execpc.com/~helberg/pitfalls/

    3. Online resources: 1 item
  13. Unit 12 - Writing Reports, Ethics and Reflexivity 9 items
    1. Critical terrorism studies: a new research agenda - Richard Jackson, Marie Smyth, Jeroen Gunning 2009

      Book  Read: Chapter 11, pp. 194-215 'Subjectivities, ‘suspect communities’, governments and ethics of research on ‘terrorism' by Marie Breen Smyth. Available on-line and in library.

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