- Roselle, L. and S. Spray (2011) Research and Writing in International Relations (Second edition) (London: Pearson).
- Jackson, P. T. (2016) The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations: Philosophy of Science and Its Implications for the Study of World Politics (Second edition) (Abingdon: Routledge). FIRST EDITION AVAILABLE ONLINE VIA MAH LIBRARY
- Halperin, S. & O. Heath (2012) Political Research - Methods and Practical Skills (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
- O’Byrne, D. J. & A. Hensby (2011). Theorizing Global Studies (New York, NY: Palgrave).
- Additional literature, including articles, will be added to each lecture. Students will be informed via the Canvas digital platform.
- Pierson, C. (2012) The Modern State (Third edition) (London: Routledge).
- Barnett, M. and M. Finnemore (2004) Rules for the World: International Organizations in Global Politics. (New York: Cornell UP).
- Triandafyllidou, A., (ed.) (2017) Global Governance from regional perspectives: a critical view (Oxford: Oxford University Press) (e-book)
- Cooper, D. (2014) Everyday Utopias – The Conceptual Life of Promising Spaces (Durham: Duke University Press).
- Miller, R. and G. Day (2012) (eds) The Evolution of European Identities – Biographical Approaches (Basingstoke: Palgrave).
- Seabrooke, L. (2006) The Social Sources of Financial Power (Ithaca: Cornell University Press).
Additional material in the form of journal articles and other literature will be added to the reading list and communicated via detailed module guides accessible after registration.