Workshop and discussion exercises

Practice with these exercises to prepare for your seminars and wider research.

  1. Pick a chapter you have read and explore the web links associated with that chapter. What extra information did you discover? Are there any other good websites on this subject that you can find? Check Wikipedia to see if the topics in this chapter are discussed and whether they seem accurate and reliable.
  2. Take any chapter of this book with a relevant recommended reading in Social Research Methods: A Reader (Seale, 2004), compare its coverage with that of the recommended readings. What points of difference and similarity emerge from your comparison?