Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • Phenomenology as Qualitative Research: A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution book cover

    Phenomenology as Qualitative Research

    A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution

    By John Paley

    Phenomenology originated as a novel way of doing philosophy early in the twentieth century. In the writings of Husserl and Heidegger, regarded as its founders, it was a non-empirical kind of philosophical enquiry. Although this tradition has continued in a variety of forms, ‘phenomenology’ is now…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Among Wolves: Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power book cover

    Among Wolves

    Ethnography and the Immersive Study of Power

    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 – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Robert A. Dahl: an unended quest book cover

    Robert A. Dahl

    an unended quest

    Edited by David Baldwin, Mark Haugaard

    This book is devoted to the work of Robert A. Dahl, who passed away in 2014. Dahl was one of the most important American political scientists and normative democratic theorists of the post-war era, and he was also an influential teacher who mentored some of the most significant academics of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

  • Re-Envisioning Conflict Resolution: Vision, Action and Evaluation in Creative Conflict Engagement book cover

    Re-Envisioning Conflict Resolution

    Vision, Action and Evaluation in Creative Conflict Engagement

    By Jay Rothman

    This book explores the process of assessing success in the field of conflict resolution, with a focus on the Action Evaluation method pioneered by the author. Since the early days of the field of conflict resolution, researchers and practitioners have been trying to determine how to define and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Social Statistics: Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results book cover

    Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 3rd Edition

    By Thomas J. Linneman

    With a clear and humorous writing style and strong examples from the real world, this text covers current statistical techniques at an introductory level and emphasizes the clear presentation of results to a variety of audiences, making the course more useful to students and their careers.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Negotiations in the Indigenous World: Aboriginal Peoples and the Extractive Industry in Australia and Canada book cover

    Negotiations in the Indigenous World

    Aboriginal Peoples and the Extractive Industry in Australia and Canada

    By Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

    Negotiated agreements play a critical role in setting the conditions under which resource development occurs on Indigenous land. Our understanding of what determines the outcomes of negotiations between Indigenous peoples and commercial interests is very limited. With over two decades experience…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • Social Synthesis: Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems book cover

    Social Synthesis

    Finding Dynamic Patterns in Complex Social Systems

    By Philip Haynes

    How is it possible to understand society and the problems it faces? What sense can be made of the behaviour of markets and government interventions? How can citizens understand the course that their lives take and the opportunities available to them? There has been much debate surrounding what…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Complexity in Social Science

  • Interviewing in Social Science Research: A Relational Approach book cover

    Interviewing in Social Science Research

    A Relational Approach

    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

  • Neocolonial identity and counter-consciousness: essays on cultural decolonization book cover

    Neocolonial identity and counter-consciousness

    essays on cultural decolonization

    By Renato Constantino

    This title was first published in 1978.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Researcher–Policymaker Partnerships: Strategies for Launching and Sustaining Successful Collaborations book cover

    Researcher–Policymaker Partnerships

    Strategies for Launching and Sustaining Successful Collaborations

    Edited by Jenni W. Owen, Anita M. Larson

    Gone are the days when researchers, policymakers, and practitioners each worked in isolation. In recent years, a few interrelated issues have emphasized the need for greater collaboration among these groups: the increased emphasis on results and accountability (particularly where public funds are…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    ASPA Series in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001: What Has Been Learned? book cover

    Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001

    What Has Been Learned?

    Edited by David Miller, Jessie Blackbourn, Helen Dexter, Rani Dhanda

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Political Culture of Nordic Self-Understanding: Power Investigation book cover

    The Political Culture of Nordic Self-Understanding

    Power Investigation

    Edited by Ainur Elmgren, Norbert Götz

    ‘Power investigation’, or the practice of power to legitimize itself through commissioned programmes of scientific enquiry, is a hallmark of Nordic democracy. Five power investigations have been conducted in the Nordic countries since 1972. The close connection to state power has not dissuaded…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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