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Episode Description 

In this episode of Talking about Methods, Professor Linda Mulcahy talks to Professor Pascoe Pleasence (Faculty of Laws, University College London) about using surveys in Socio-Legal research.

Produced by Linda Mulcahy and Urania Chiu.

Readings on Surveys Recommended by Professor Pascoe Pleasence

Bryman, A. (2016) Social Research Methods, Oxford: OUP.

Groves, R.M., Fowler Jr, F.J., Couper, M.P., Lepkowski, J.M., Singer, E. and Tourangeau, R. (2011) Survey Methodology (Vol. 561). London: John Wiley & Sons.

de Leeuw, E. D., Hox, J. J., et al. (2008) International Handbook of Survey Methodology (European Association of Methodology Series) London: Routledge.

Pleasence, P. and Balmer, N.J. (2012) Ignorance in Bliss: Modeling Knowledge of Rights in Marriage and Cohabitation. Law & Society Review, 46(2), pp.297-333.

About the Speaker

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Professor Pascoe Pleasence

Professor of Empirical Legal Studies, Faculty of Laws, University College London

Pascoe Pleasence is Professor of Empirical Legal Studies at University College London. He undertakes empirical research to explore issues concerning access to justice and the composition and working of the legal services sector. He has employed a wide variety of empirical research methods, but is increasingly associated with quantitative approaches – and, particularly, surveys.

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