Books

Overview of the books that are available in the Master Thesis Lab.

The books of the Master Thesis Lab are available for all students working in the Master Thesis Lab. They can not be lent out, but are to be used within the Master Thesis Lab. Some books are in Dutch and others are in English.

If you have any suggestions for books that can be useful for students writing their thesis, please mail them to scriptieatelier@fsw.leidenuniv.nl.


Academic research (general)

  • Soudijn, K. (1976). Dilemma's in sociaal wetenschappelijk onderzoek. Amsterdam, Meppel: Uitgeverij Boom.
  • Wesly, P.G.E. (1982). Elementaire wetenschapsleer. Amsterdam, Meppel: Uitgeverij Boom.
  • Zee, H.van der (1983). Tussen vraag en antwoord. Beginselen van sociaalwetenschappelijk onderzoek. Amsterdam, Meppel: Uitgeverij Boom.

Academic writing and studying

  • Ackerman, M., Osseweijer, E., Schmidt, H., & Molen, van der Molen (2007). Zelf leren schrijven: schrijfvaardigheid voor psychologie, pedagogiek en sociale wetenschappen. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Boom
  • American Psychological Association (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Gillett, A., Hammond, A., & Martale, M. (2009). Inside track. Successful academic writing.  Harlow, England, Pearson Education Limited.
  • McMillan, K. & Weyers, J. (2007). How to write essays & assignments. Harlow, England: Pearson Education Limited.
  • Nicol, Adelheid M. & Penny M. Pexman, (2010), Displaying your findings. A practical Guide for Creating Figures, Posters, and Presentations (6th ed.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Nicol, Adelheid M& Penny M. Pexman, (2010), Presenting your findings. A practical Guide for Creating Tables (6th ed.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.
  • NRC Handelsblad (2002). Studeren. Van het ordenen van informatie tot het schrijven van een leesbare scriptie. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Balans BV
  • Palm-Hoebé, Marjan (2016) En nu die scriptie nog. Een gids bij het schrijven van je afstudeerscriptie. Delft: Uitgeverij Eburon
  • Renkema, J. (2002). Schrijfwijzer. Den Haag: Sdu Uitgevers.
  • Verschuren, P.J.M. (2002). De probleemstelling voor een onderzoek. Utrecht: Het Spectrum BV.
  • Tulder, R. van (2007). Skill Sheets. An integrated approach to research, study and management. Amsterdam: Pearson Education Benelux BV

Methods and tests

  • Aiken, L. R. (2003). Psychological Testing and Assessment. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
  • Blaikie, N. W. H., (2005). Designing Social Research. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • ‘t Hart, H., Boeije, H., Hox, J. (Eds.) (2005) Onderzoeksmethoden. Amsterdam: Boom Onderwijs.
  • McIntire, S. A., & Miller, L. A. (2000). Foundations of Psychological testing. Boston: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
  • Evers, A., Vliet-Mulder, J. C., van, & Groot, C. J. (2000). Documentatie van tests en testresearch in Nederland. Deel I Testbeschrijvingen. Assen: Van Gorcum & Comp. B.V.
  • Evers, A., Vliet-Mulder, J. C., van, & Groot, C.J. (2000). Documentatie van tests en testresearch in Nederland. Deel II Testresearch. Assen: Van Gorcum & Comp. B.V.

Qualitative and quantitative research

  • Best, J. W. (1981). Research in education. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Leedy, P. D., & Ormrod, E. J. (2005). Practical research: Planning and design. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall
  • Newby, P. (2010). Research methods for education. Harlow, England, Pearson Education Limited
  • Rosnow, R. L., &  Rosenthal, R. (2002). Beginning behavioral research: A conceptual primer (4th ed.). New Yersey: Pearson Education Inc.
  • Bartelds, J. F., Kluiter, H., & Smeden, K.G., van (1978). Enquete adviesboek. Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff.

Qualitative research

  • Baarda, D.B., Goede, M.P.M. de, Teunissen, J. (2001). Basisboek Kwalitatief onderzoek. Praktische handleiding voor het opzetten en uitvoeren van kwalitatief onderzoek. Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff BV. 
  • Bernard, Russell H. (2006). Research Methods in Anthropology. Qualitative and quantitative approaches. Oxford: AltaMira Press.
  • Bogdan, R.C., Biklen, S. K. (2003). Qualitative research for education. An Introduction to Theories and Methods. Boston: Pearson Education Group, Inc.
  • Creswell, J.W. (1998) Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design: Choosing among Five Traditions. London: Sage Publications. 
  • Denzin, N.K & Y.S. Lincoln (eds) (2005) The Sage handbook of qualitative research 3rd edition. Sage.
  • Eriksen, T.H. (2001). Small places, large issues: an introduction to social and cultural anthropology (2nd ed. London: Pluto Press.
  • Yin, R.K. (2003) Case Study Research, Design and Methods. London: Sage Publications
   

Quantitative research

  • Field, A., & Hole, G. (2003). How to design and report experiments. Trowbridge, Wiltshire: The Cromwell Press Ltd
  • Liebert, M. R., Langenbach Liebert, L. (1995). Science and behavior: An introduction to methods of psychological research. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, Inc.
  • Meerling (1981). Methoden en technieken van psychologisch onderzoek. Deel 1: model, observatie en beslissing. Meppel: Boom.
  • Meerling (1981). Methoden en technieken van psychologisch onderzoek. Deel 2: Data-analyse en psychometrie. Meppel: Boom.
  • Vliet, G. van (1982). Denken en doen bij experimenteel onderzoek. Een inleiding tot het begrijpen en zelf verrichten van experimentele research in de gedragswetenschappen. Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff.

SPSS

  • Commandeur, J. J. F., Verduin, C. J., & Linting, M. (2011). Practicumhandleiding Inleiding SPSS 17 voor Windows Pedagogiek.Leiden. Universiteit Leiden.
  • Field, A. (2013). Discovering statistics using SPSS (4th edition). London: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Green, S. B., & Salkind, N. J. (2005). Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh: analyzing and understanding data (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Kinnear, P. R., & Gray, C. D. (2010). PASW Statistics 17 made simple. New York: Psychology Press.
  • Pallant, J. (2013). SPSS survival manual (5th edition). Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill Education.
  • Vocht, A.de, (2013) Basishandboek SPSS 21. Bijleveld Press  

Statistics

  • Altman, D. G. (1990). Practical statistics for medical research. CRC press.
  • Aron, A., & Aron, E. N. (2003). Statistics for psychology (3rd ed.). New Jersey: Pearson Education. Inc.
  • Aron, A., & Aron, E. N. (2009). Statistics for psychology (5th ed. ). New Jersey: Pearson Education. Inc.
  • Bennet, S., & Bowers, D. (1976). Multivariate techniques for social and behavioural sciences. Londen, Basingstoke: The Macmillan press LTD.
  • Borenstein, M., Hedges, L. V., Higgins, J. P., & Rothstein, H. R. (2009). Introduction to meta-analysis. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley  
  • Edwards, A. L. (1979). Multiple regression and the analysis of variance and covariance. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman and Company.
  • Ferguson, G. A. (1981). Statistical analysis in psychology and education. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company.
  • Field, A. J. Miles and Z. Field (2012), Discovering statistics using R(1st edition). London: Sage Publications, Inc.
  • Hayes, A. F. (2013). Introduction to mediation, moderation, and conditional process analysis: A regression-based approach. Guilford Press.
  • Howell, D.C. (2012). Statistical Methods for Psychology. Cengage Learning
  • Howitt, D., & Cramer, D. (2008). Introduction to statistics in psychology (4th ed.)Harlow: Pearson Education Limited.
  • Jonge, H., de, Wielenga, G. (1982). Statistische methoden voor psychologen en sociologen. Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff.
  • Leary, M. R. (2004). Introduction to behavioral research methods (4th ed.). Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Levin, J., & Fox, J. A. (2003). Elemantary statistics in social research. Boston: Allyn and Bacon
  • Maris, E. (2003) Methoden en technieken van onderzoek in de psychologie. Leuven: Acco.
  • Matloff, N. (2011). The art of R programming: A tour of statistical software design. No Starch Press.
  • Meulenberg, M. T. G., Bijnen, E. J., Corsten, L. C. A., Kooten, T., van, Randoe, G. J., & Roskam, E. E. Ch. I. (1972). Multivariatie analyse: Theorie en praktijk. Rotterdam: Universitaire Pers Rotterdam
  • Moore, D. S. & McCabe, G. P. (2004). Introduction to the practice of statistics (5th ed.). New York: W.H. Freedman and Company
  • Moore, D. S., & McCabe, G. P. (2006). Statistiek in de praktijk: Theorieboek (5e ed.). Den Haag: Sdu uitgevers BV.
  • Peet, A. A. J., van, Wittenboer, G. L. H., van den, & Hox, J. J. (1995). Toegepaste statistiek: Beschrijvende technieken. Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff.
  • Slotboom, A. (2007). Statistiek in woorden: De meest voorkomende termen en technieken (4e ed.). Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff.
  • Sullivan, M. (2004). Statistics. Informed decisions using data. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Tabachnick, B.G., & Fidell, L.S. (2001). Using multivariate statistics (4th ed.). Needham Heights: Allyn & Bacon
  • Veaux, R. D., de, Velleman, P. F., & Bock, D. E., (2004). Intro Stats. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education, Inc.

Survey research

  • Albinski, M. (1974). Survey Research . Utrecht / Antwerpen: Het Spectrum.
  • Dijkstra, W., & Zouwen, J., van der (1982). Response behaviour in the survey-interview. London: Academic press.
  • Hoinville, G., Jowell, R. (e.a.) (1978). Survey Research Practice . Londen: Heinemann Educational Books.

Quantitative in the social sciences (series)

 

  • Asher, H.B. (1983). Causal modeling. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Bejar, I.I. (1983). Achievement testing. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • McDowall, D., McCleary, R., Meidinger, E.E., & Hay, R.A. (1980). Interrupted time series analysis. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Edwards, W., & Newman, J.R. (1982). Multiattribute evaluation. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Glenn, N.D. (1977). Cohort analysis. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Hartwig, F., & Dearing, B.E. (1979). Exploratory data analysis. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Henkel, R.E. (1976). Tests of significance. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Hout, M. (1983). Mobility tables. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Levine, M.S. (1977). Canonical analysis and factor comparison. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Lewis-Beck, M.S. (1980). Applied regression. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Lodge, M. (1981). Magnitude scaling: Quantitative measurement of opinions. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Long, J.S. (1983). Confirmatory factor analysis. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Long, J.S. (1983). Covariance structure models: An introduction to LISREL. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Meerling (1981). Methoden en technieken van Psychologisch onderzoek. Deel 1: Model, observatie en beslissing. Meppel: Boom.
  • Meerling (1981). Methoden en technieken van Psychologisch onderzoek. Deel 2: Data-analyse en psychometrie. Meppel: Boom.
  • Nagel, S.S., & Neef, M. (1976). Operations research methods. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Spector, P.E. (1981). Research designs. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Sullivan, J.L., & Feldman, S. (1979). Multiple indicators. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Thompson, B. (1984). Canonical correlation analysis. Beverly Hills: Sage publications.
  • Wildt, A.R., & Ahtola, O.T. (1978). Analysis of covariance. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications.