Essentials Of Political Research: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Essentials Of Political Research

1st Edition

By Alan Monroe


0 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Paperback: 9780813368665
pub: 2000-09-12
SAVE ~$9.79
Hardback: 9780367315535
pub: 2019-08-28
SAVE ~$29.99
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429500749
pub: 2018-10-08
from $24.48

FREE Standard Shipping!


This text is a complete introduction to research methods in political science, covering all the topics typically included in a one semester undergraduate-level course. It concentrates on the basics of what a student needs to know how to do to be an effective consumer of scientific research and begin to conduct his or her own research projects. The

Table of Contents

1 The Scientific Study of Research Questions - 2 Building Blocks of the Research Process - 3 Research Design - 4 Published Data Sources - 5 Survey Research - 6 Statistics: An Introduction - 7 Graphic Display of Data - 8 Nominal and Ordinal Statistics - 9 Interval Statistics - 10 Multivariate Statistics

About the Author

Alan Monroe (Ph.D., Indiana University) has taught introductory research methods at Illinois State University for more than 25 years. He has published research on a variety topics, particularly on public opinion and public policy in the U.S. and has also conducted a number of research projects for governmental agencies and private clients, including surveys for political campaigns.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings: