Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • Time and Globalization: An interdisciplinary dialogue book cover

    Time and Globalization

    An interdisciplinary dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou

    Both academic and popular representations of globalization, critical or celebratory, have tended to conceptualize it primarily in spatial terms, rather than simultaneously temporal ones. However, time, in both its ideational and material dimensions, has played an important role in mediating and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • 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

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

    The Radical Left and Social Transformation

    Strategies of Augmentation and Reorganization, 1st Edition

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

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

    Hardback – 2018-12-04

  • Political Silence: Meanings, Functions and Ambiguity book cover

    Political Silence

    Meanings, Functions and Ambiguity, 1st Edition

    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 Gonzáles’s three minutes of silence as part…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06

  • 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

  • Electoral Management: Institutions and Practices in an Established Democracy: The Case of Ireland book cover

    Electoral Management: Institutions and Practices in an Established Democracy

    The Case of Ireland, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Buckley, Theresa Reidy

    Over the last three decades, electoral reform has moved centre stage in both new and established democracies. In Europe, the post 1989 democratisation wave brought important debates about electoral system choice and free and fair elections. But electoral reform also emerged on the agenda in a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-30

  • Societal Complexity: System Effects and the Problem of Prediction book cover

    Societal Complexity

    System Effects and the Problem of Prediction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    The complexity of the modern world makes it difficult to predict the effects of political actions. In his 1992 book, System Effects, Robert Jervis underscored this difficulty by pointing to various sources of complexity when people interact. For example, they may misperceive each other’s…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-08-14
    Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

  • 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

  • The Organization of the Expert Society book cover

    The Organization of the Expert Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas werr, Staffan Furusten

    It is often claimed that we live in an expert society, a society where more and more individuals take expert roles in increasingly narrow fields. In contrast to more traditional experts most of these new experts lack generally accepted mechanisms for the certification and legitimation of their…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • What Kind of Democracy?: Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation book cover

    What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation, 1st Edition

    By Kateřina Vráblíková

    The broad expansion of non-electoral political participation is considered one of the major changes in the nature of democratic citizenship in the 21st century. Most scholars – but also governments, transnational and subnational political institutions, and various foundations – have adopted the…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

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