Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • Interpreting Racial Politics in the United States book cover

    Interpreting Racial Politics in the United States

    By Ronald Schmidt, Sr.

    Few subjects of social scientific inquiry need interpretive analysis more than the topic of racial politics, yet most U.S. political science employs a narrowly behavioralist orientation. This book argues that it is time for political scientists studying race to engage the issues that generate its…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Tactical Constructivism as Methods: Expression and Reflection book cover

    Tactical Constructivism as Methods

    Expression and Reflection

    Edited by Brent J. Steele, Harry Gould, Oliver Kessler

    This volume draws together accessible and sharp essays from established and rising stars in the field reflecting upon their use of methods, and how those methods relate to their training within, or familiarity with, Constructivism in International Relations. Contributors ‘express’ the role of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    New International Relations

  • Hamas, the EU and the Palestinian Elections: A Performance in Politics book cover

    Hamas, the EU and the Palestinian Elections

    A Performance in Politics

    By Catherine Charrett

    In January 2006 the EU responded to Hamas’s success in the Palestinian legislative elections by demanding that Hamas abide by three conditions in order for the movement to be recognised.  This response rejected opportunities for a diplomatic engagement between the EU and Hamas and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 

  • Researching Far Right Movements: Ethics, Methodologies and Qualitative Inquiries book cover

    Researching Far Right Movements

    Ethics, Methodologies and Qualitative Inquiries

    Edited by Emanuele Toscano

    As extreme and far right movements become increasingly widespread in many countries, the sociology of social movements is called to confront them. This book addresses the specific challenges entailed by the empirical study of such movements, presenting case studies from Japan, Thailand, England,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Social Movements in the 21st Century: New Paradigms

  • The Radical Left and Social Transformation: Strategies of Augmentation and Reorganization book cover

    The Radical Left and Social Transformation

    Strategies of Augmentation and Reorganization

    Edited by Robert Latham, Karen Bridget Murray, Julian von Bargen, A.T. Kingsmith

    This comprehensive collection draws upon and re-engages with a long history of Marxian-anchored thought to analyse the potential for social transformation through a reinvigorated radical Left, all within the context of the ascendance of an increasingly ethno-nationalist, patriarchal and…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 

  • Removal of the Property Qualification for Voting in the United States: Strategy and Suffrage book cover

    Removal of the Property Qualification for Voting in the United States

    Strategy and Suffrage

    By Justin Moeller, Ronald F. King

    In Colonial America, democracy was centered in provincial assemblies and based on the collection of neighbors whose freehold ownership made them permanent stakeholders in the community. The removal of the property qualification for voting in the United States occurred over three-quarters of a…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • The Politics of Political Science: Re-Writing Latin American Experiences book cover

    The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 

  • Revival: Neocolonial identity and counter-consciousness (1978): essays on cultural decolonization book cover

    Revival: Neocolonial identity and counter-consciousness (1978)

    essays on cultural decolonization

    By Renato Constantino

    This title was first published in 1978.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Writing in Political Science: A Practical Guide book cover

    Writing in Political Science

    A Practical Guide, 5th Edition

    By Diane E. Schmidt

    A complete, professional resource for writing an effective paper in all subfields of political science, Diane Schmidt’s 25th anniversary edition provides students with a practical, easy-to-follow guide for writing about political ideas, events, policies, passions, agendas, and processes. It offers…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29 

  • Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents: Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers book cover

    Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents

    Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers

    By Aimee Grant

    In today’s society we increasingly create and consume written content and images. This includes a range of sources, from social media posts to records held within organisations, and everything in between, including news articles, blogs, shopping lists and official government documents. Critically…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 

  • Political Silence: Meanings, Functions and Ambiguity book cover

    Political Silence

    Meanings, Functions and Ambiguity

    Edited by Sophia Dingli, Thomas N. Cooke

    The notion of ‘silence’ in politics and international relations has come to imply the absence of voice in political life and as such, tends to be scholastically prescribed as the antithesis of political power and political agency. However, from Emma Gonzales’s 3 minutes of silence as part of her…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 

  • The Video Games Textbook: History • Business • Technology book cover

    The Video Games Textbook

    History • Business • Technology

    By Brian J. Wardyga

    The Video Games Textbook takes the history of video games to another level, with visually-stimulating, comprehensive, and chronological chapters that are relevant and easy to read for a variety of students. Every chapter is a journey into a different era or area of gaming, where readers emerge with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    A K Peters/CRC Press

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