Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences book cover

    Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    2nd Edition

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards. Key features of the book include: •interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Public Administration and Public Management: An Introduction book cover

    Research Methods in Public Administration and Public Management

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Sandra van Thiel

    Research in public administration and public management has distinctive features that influence the choices and application of research methods. Periods of change and upheaval in the public sector provide ample opportunities and cases for research, but the standard methodologies for researching in…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Masters in Public Management

  • Understanding Political Science Research Methods: The Challenge of Inference book cover

    Understanding Political Science Research Methods

    The Challenge of Inference, 1st Edition

    By Maryann Barakso, Daniel M. Sabet, Brian Schaffner

    This text starts by explaining the fundamental goal of good political science research—the ability to answer interesting and important questions by generating valid inferences about political phenomena. Before the text even discusses the process of developing a research question, the authors…

    Paperback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Interpretation and Method: Empirical Research Methods and the Interpretive Turn book cover

    Interpretation and Method

    Empirical Research Methods and the Interpretive Turn, 2nd Edition

    By Dvora Yanow, Peregrine Schwartz-Shea

    Exceptionally clear and well-written chapters provide engaging discussions of the methods of accessing, generating, and analyzing social science data, using methods ranging from reflexive historical analysis to critical ethnography. Reflecting on their own research experiences, the contributors…

    Paperback – 2013-09-30
    Routledge

  • Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises: Everyday Politics of Crisis Response book cover

    Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normality, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normality. What…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Research Methods in Critical Security Studies: An Introduction book cover

    Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark B. Salter, Can E. Mutlu

    This new textbook surveys new and emergent methods for doing research in critical security studies, thereby filling a large gap in the literature of this emerging field. New or critical security studies is growing as a field, but still lacks a clear methodology; the diverse range of the main foci…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research: Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide book cover

    Understanding Research

    Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide, 1st Edition

    By M.I. Franklin

    Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based…

    Paperback – 2012-10-18
    Routledge

  • Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method: After the Aesthetic Turn book cover

    Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method

    After the Aesthetic Turn, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    This groundbreaking and innovative text addresses the deep ontological and epistemological commitments that underpin conventional positivist methods and then demonstrates how "method" can be understood in much broader and more interesting ways. Drawing on a broad range of philosophical and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Research Methods: The Key Concepts book cover

    Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    1st Edition

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research.…

    Paperback – 2012-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Introduction to Statistics with SPSS for Social Science book cover

    Introduction to Statistics with SPSS for Social Science

    1st Edition

    By Faiza Qureshi, Gareth Norris, Dennis Howitt, Duncan Cramer

    This is a complete guide to statistics and SPSS for social science students. Statistics with SPSS for Social Science provides a step-by-step explanation of all the important statistical concepts, tests and procedures. It is also a guide to getting started with SPSS, and includes…

    Paperback – 2012-05-31
    Routledge

  • Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences book cover

    Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences

    1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science…

    Hardback – 2012-05-09
    Routledge

  • Culture and Politics book cover

    Culture and Politics

    1st Edition

    By Jan-Erik Lane, Uwe Wagschal

    This concise, accessible text presents an overview of the relevance of culture for politics. Culture figures prominently in the theories of the great classics such as Marx, Durkheim and Weber. Recently, the cultural approach to politics has developed quickly, and the concept of political culture…

    Paperback – 2011-10-21
    Routledge

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