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Childhood (with QTS), Early Childhood Studies, Child and Family Studies Reading Lists: IMDSSR206 Research Methods


Welcome to your Research Methods reading list. Here you will find the essential and recommended books as well as any additional resources for this module.

Essential Reading

Module journals

There are no specific journals recommended for this module, however, the following are important journals for Early Childhood Studies:


Children and Society

Children's Geographies

Early Childhood Research Quarterly

International Journal of Early Childhood 

Critical Social Policy


Module Websites

There are no specific websites recommended for this module, however the following are useful government websites for Early Childhood Studies:

Children's Rights Alliance
Ethical Research involving Children (ERIC)

National Children's Bureau

Useful Videos

Recommended Reading