Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • 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 – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

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

    The Video Games Textbook

    History • Business • Technology, 1st Edition

    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

  • Political Science Research in Practice book cover

    Political Science Research in Practice

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Akan Malici, Elizabeth S. Smith

    Nothing rings truer to those teaching political science research methods: students hate taking this course. Tackle the challenge and turn the standard research methods teaching model on its head with Political Science Research in Practice. Akan Malici and Elizabeth S. Smith engage students first…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Empirical Political Analysis: Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods book cover

    Empirical Political Analysis

    Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, 9th Edition

    By Richard C. Rich, Craig Leonard Brians, Jarol B. Manheim, Lars Willnat

    Empirical Political Analysis introduces readers to the foundations of social science research. Organized around the stages of the research process, this textbook prepares readers to conduct both quantitative and qualitative research, from the formation of theory through the design of research…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • International Political Economy: Contrasting World Views book cover

    International Political Economy

    Contrasting World Views, 2nd Edition

    By Raymond C. Miller

    The second edition of International Political Economy continues to be the perfect short introduction to the fundamental theories and issues of international political economy (IPE). Written in a concise, accessible style by an experienced teacher and scholar, it combines theoretical perspectives,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Public Administration Research Methods: Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice book cover

    Public Administration Research Methods

    Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Warren S. Eller, Brian J. Gerber, Scott E. Robinson

    The best decisions made by public managers are based not on instinct, but on an informed understanding of what’s happening on the ground. Policy may be directed by ideology, but it must also be founded on reality. The challenge of making the right decisions as a public manager is often, therefore,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • Doing Survey Research: A Guide to Quantitative Methods book cover

    Doing Survey Research

    A Guide to Quantitative Methods, 4th Edition

    By Peter M. Nardi

    Each day we are faced with continuing claims made by media pundits, politicians, teachers, and friends, often quoting research. Consider also the numerous comments and posts on Internet blogs, Twitter, and Facebook that illustrate the confusion between opinion and factual data. How do we learn to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09
    Routledge

  • 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 engaging 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 – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Congressional Travels: Places, Connections, and Authenticity; Tenth Anniversary Edition, With a New Foreword by Morris P. Fiorina book cover

    Congressional Travels

    Places, Connections, and Authenticity; Tenth Anniversary Edition, With a New Foreword by Morris P. Fiorina, 2nd Edition

    By Richard F. Fenno, Jr.

    Written in preeminent legislative studies scholar Richard Fenno’s "homespun" story-telling style, Congressional Travels argues that authenticity -- knowing what a representative is like in his/her district and looking beyond mere roll-call voting -- contributes significantly to understanding the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12
    Routledge

  • Applied Policy Research: Concepts and Cases book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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

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