Politics & International Relations Textbooks New and Key Titles

This online collection contains key textbooks from new and established authors in the areas of Political Science, International Relations, Military & Strategic Studies, and Public Administration & Management. Including a wide range of textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate courses, you will find whatever you need to teach courses on a variety of subjects, and challenge your students along the way.

Political Research Methods

  • Among Wolves

    Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Pachirat

    Summoned by an anonymous Prosecutor, ten contemporary ethnographers gather in an aging barn to hold a trial of Alice Goffman’s controversial ethnography, On the Run. But before the trial can get underway, a one-eyed wolfdog arrives with a mysterious liquid potion capable of rendering the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management

    4th Edition

    By David E. McNabb

    Now in a thoroughly revised and refreshed fourth edition, Research Methods in Public Administration and Nonprofit Management is beloved by students and professors alike for its exceptional clarity and accessibility and plentiful illustrations. This new edition integrates quantitative, qualitative,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Interviewing in Social Science Research

    A Relational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Lee Ann Fujii

    What is interviewing and when is this method useful? What does it mean to select rather than sample interviewees? Once the researcher has found people to interview, how does she build a working relationship with her interviewees? What should the dynamics of talking and listening in interviews be?…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Applied Policy Research

    Concepts and Cases, 2nd Edition

    By J. Fred Springer, Peter J. Haas, Allan Porowski

    Where many textbooks on policy research focus on methodological and statistical theories, leaving students to wonder how they will apply those theories to future policy positions, this innovative textbook takes theories of policy research and puts them into practice, demystifying the subject by…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • Field Experiments in Political Science and Public Policy

    Practical Lessons in Design and Delivery, 1st Edition

    By Peter John

    Field experiments -- randomized controlled trials -- have become ever more popular in political science, as well as in other disciplines, such as economics, social policy and development. Policy-makers have also increasingly used randomization to evaluate public policies, designing trials of tax…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Todd Landman, Edzia Carvalho

    Building on the strengths of the third edition, this highly regarded textbook continues to provide the best introduction to the strategies of comparative research in political science. Divided into three parts, the book begins by examining different methods, applying these methods to dominant…

    Paperback – 2017-01-05
    Routledge

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Theoretical and Applied Research Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods often do not capture this dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Interpretation in Political Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clement Fatovic, Sean Noah Walsh

    Theorists interested in learning more about any given interpretive approach are often required to navigate a dizzying array of sources, with no clear sense of where to begin. The prose of many primary sources is often steeped in dense and technical argot that novices find intimidating or even…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Researching War

    Feminist Methods, Ethics and Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annick T. R. Wibben

    Researching War provides a unique overview of varied feminist contributions to the study of war through case studies from around the world. Written by well-respected scholars, each chapter explicitly showcases the role of feminist methodological, ethical and political commitments in the research…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    Interventions