Research Methods for Political Science: Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Research Methods for Political Science

Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, 2nd Edition

By David E McNabb

Routledge

448 pages

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Thoroughly updated, more concise than the previous edition, and available for the first time in paperback, "Research Methods for Political Science" is designed to help students learn what to research, why to research, and how to research. The text integrates both quantitative and qualitative approaches to research in one volume, and includes the most comprehensive coverage of qualitative methods currently available. It covers such important topics as research design, specifying research problems, designing questionnaries and writing questions, designing and carrying out qualitative research, and analyzing both quantitative and qualitative research data. Heavily illustrated, classroom tested, and exceptionally readable and engaging, the text also provides specific instructions on the use of available statistical software programs such as Excel and SPSS.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS069030
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory
POL000000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / General