School of Social Sciences

  • Sociology
  • Suggested reading

    Each module will differ in terms of the lecturer’s teaching style and what degree of independence they expect from undergraduate students. Some may provide assigned readings each week.

    • Giddens, A. & Phillip Sutton (2013) Sociology. 7th edition. Cambridge: Polity Press.
    • Macionis, J. & Plummer, K. (2012) Sociology: A Global Introduction. 5th edition. Harlow: Prentice Hall.
    • Bryman, A. (2012) Social Research Methods. 4th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
    • Devine, F. & Heath, S. (1999) Sociological Research Methods in Context. Basingstoke: Palgrave.
    • Gilbert, N. (2008) Researching Social Life. 3rd edition. London: Sage.
    • May, T. (2001) Social Research: Issues, Methods and Process. Buckingham: Open University Press.
    • Miller, T. Birch, M. Jessop, J. & Mauthner, M. (2012) Ethics in Qualitative Research. 2nd edition. London: Sage.
    • Aldridge, A. & Levine, K. (2001) Surveying the Social World: principles and practice in survey research. Buckingham: Open University Press.