Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-713 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: (M. Phil)

PS-713 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: (M. Phil)

The course will deal with the pattern of logical thinking, philosophy and methodologies of social sciences. Different research methods will be followed by research techniques such as document analysis, interviewing, observations survey research, content analysis and questionnaire designing. Theoretical knowledge will be supplemented by a practical training in the formulation of research problem and carrying out a research design by the students.

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Arifullah, Shahnaz & Bhatti K. M. Research Process Simplified, Peshawar: 1998.

Bulmer, Martin. Sociological Research Methods: An Introduction, London: MacMillan education Ltd, 1990.

Edited. Style Manual of Technical Writers, Islamabad: Pakistan Economic Analyses Network Project, 1989.

Good, W. J. & Hatt, P. K.  Methods in Social Research, London: McGraw Hill Book Company, 1981.

Hakim, Catherine. Research Design, London: Allen & Unwin, 1987.

Khan, Muhammad Sharif. Educational Research, New Delhi: Ashish Publishing House, 1990.

Pande G. C. Research Methodology in Social Sciences, New Delhi: Anmol Publications, 1989.

Turabian, Kate L. A. Manual for Writers, London: The University of Chicago Press, 1987.

Research in Political Science Resources List: from LSU.

 

INTERNET SOURCES:

AsiaSources:

http://sosing.esrc.bris.ac.uk/roads/subject-listing/World-cat/meth.html

http://www.socsciresearch.com/index.html

Links to Other Social Science WWW Sites

Questia

Research Central

Research Engine for Social Science

Research Resources in Social Science

SocioSite

Where to do Research.

WWW Virtual Library for the Social Sciences

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