Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • An Introduction to Statistical Concepts book cover

    An Introduction to Statistical Concepts

    4th Edition

    By Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn, Richard G. Lomax

    The new edition of An Introduction to Statistical Concepts, is designed to help students really understand statistical concepts, the situations in which they can be used, and how to apply them to data. Hahs-Vaughn and Lomax discuss the most popular, along with many of the lesser-known, procedures…

    Hardback – 2019-09-25 
    Routledge

  • Research and Writing in International Relations book cover

    Research and Writing in International Relations

    3rd Edition

    By Laura Roselle, Sharon Spray, Joel T. Shelton

    Research and Writing in International Relations, Third Edition, offers the step-by-step guidance and the essential resources needed to compose political science papers that go beyond description and into systematic and sophisticated inquiry. This book provides concise, easy-to-use advice to help…

    Paperback – 2019-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Secrecy and Methods in Security Research: A Guide to Qualitative Fieldwork book cover

    Secrecy and Methods in Security Research

    A Guide to Qualitative Fieldwork, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marieke De Goede, Esmé Bosma, Polly Pallister-Wilkins

    This book analyses the challenges of secrecy in security research, and develops a set of methods to navigate, encircle and work with secrecy. How can researchers navigate secrecy in their fieldwork, when they encounter confidential material, closed-off quarters or bureaucratic rebuffs? This is a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The EU, Hamas and the 2006 Palestinian Elections: A Performance in Politics book cover

    The EU, Hamas and the 2006 Palestinian Elections

    A Performance in Politics, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Charrett

    This book addresses how institutional and diplomatic rituals shaped the European Union’s sanction of Hamas after the latter’s success in the 2006 Palestinian legislative elections. Through a lens of performance and performativity it explains how socialisation and the duress of performative rituals…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Tactical Constructivism, Method, and International Relations book cover

    Tactical Constructivism, Method, and International Relations

    1st Edition

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

    This is a book on methods, how scholars embody them and how working within, from or against constructivism has shaped that use and embodiment. A vibrant cross-section of contributors write of interdisciplinary encounters, first interactions with the ‘discipline’ of International Relations, discuss…

    Hardback – 2019-07-18 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • The Statistical Method in Economics and Political Science: A Treatise on the Quantitative and Institutional Approach to Social and Industrial Problems book cover

    The Statistical Method in Economics and Political Science

    A Treatise on the Quantitative and Institutional Approach to Social and Industrial Problems, 1st Edition

    By Philip Sargant Florence

    Originally published in 1929. This balanced combination of fieldwork, statistical measurement, and realistic applications shows a synthesis of economics and political science in a conception of an organic relationship between the two sciences that involves functional analysis, institutional…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Econometrics

  • Engaging Ethnographic Peace Research book cover

    Engaging Ethnographic Peace Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gearoid Millar

    While many have argued in the past decade that peace and conflict studies must engage more with local actors and communities, and scholars regularly describe the importance of local context and culture for building sustainable peace, there are substantial challenges methodologically to fulfilling…

    Hardback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Shareholder Primacy and Global Business: Re-clothing the EU Corporate Law book cover

    Shareholder Primacy and Global Business

    Re-clothing the EU Corporate Law, 1st Edition

    By Lela Mélon

    In the context of growing public interest in sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has not brought about the expected improvement in terms of sustainable business. Self-regulation has been unable to provide appropriate answers for unsustainable business frameworks, despite empirical…

    Hardback – 2019-03-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Envisioning America and the American Self: Republican and Democratic Party Platforms, 1840-2016 book cover

    Envisioning America and the American Self

    Republican and Democratic Party Platforms, 1840-2016, 1st Edition

    By Scott Appelrouth

    This book explores the Democratic and Republican Party platforms from 1840 to 2016. As the only official, institutionally sanctioned document espousing the parties’ views on the state of the nation, the platforms present to the party faithful a diagnosis of what ails the country and the promise of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

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

    Researching Far-Right Movements

    Ethics, Methodologies, and Qualitative Inquiries, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Social Movements in the 21st Century: New Paradigms

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

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

    Revival: Neocolonial identity and counter-consciousness (1978)

    essays on cultural decolonization, 1st Edition

    By Renato Constantino

    This title was first published in 1978.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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