Resources for Quantitative Research
Guide to Quantitative Analysis
Introduction to Stata
Resources for Qualitative Research
Qualitative Data Collection
A good check list for what to remember to ask in interviews. Useful to assess the interviews you've already conducted and adjust the following ones accordingly.
A very useful reflection on what a case is, how to think of one's sample, and when to stop collecting data.
Especially intended for those of you who might have relatively few interviews: a much cited article on why a dozen interviews might be enough. (Particularly useful for your "Data and methods" section.)
On returning to the field to refine one's findings. Read only after you have your first results.
Slides from Ryann Manning's presentation to Soc 99 on September 23, 2015.
Worksheet from Ryann Manning's presentation to Soc 99 on September 23, 2015. This worksheet may be helpful to brainstorm ideas about data collection for your thesis.
Qualitative Data Analysis
For those of you who are still in the field, a guide to advancing your analysis at the same time.
An introduction to inductive analysis based on qualitative data.
A step-by-step guide to coding. Useful reference to supplement Professor Viterna's session or refresh your memory later.
After you have started coding: a guide to writing code-based memos to advance your analysis.