Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • Putting Terrorism in Context: Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database book cover

    Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database, 1st Edition

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Ethics and Experiments: Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals book cover

    Ethics and Experiments

    Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Desposato

    For most of political science's history, discussions about professional ethics had nothing to do with human subjects. Professional ethics involved integrity in the classroom, fair tenure and promotion rule, and the careful avoidance of plagiarism. As most research was observational, there was…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

  • Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities: Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore book cover

    Collaborative Strategies for Sustainable Cities

    Economy, Environment and Community in Baltimore, 1st Edition

    By Eric S. Zeemering

    Baltimore, like many other cities around the globe, is redesigning local government policy and programs in order to become a more sustainable city. Sustainability, as a concept guiding public action, encourages city officials to integrate policy and programs addressing the economic, environmental,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18
    Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

  • Political Communication in the Online World: Theoretical Approaches and Research Designs book cover

    Political Communication in the Online World

    Theoretical Approaches and Research Designs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerhard Vowe, Philipp Henn

    As a consequence of the rapid diffusion of online media, the conditions for political communication, and research concerning it have radically changed. Is empirical communication research capable of consistently describing and explaining the changes in political communication in the online world…

    Hardback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge Research in Political Communication

  • Statistical Misconceptions: Classic Edition book cover

    Statistical Misconceptions

    Classic Edition, 1st Edition

    By Schuyler W. Huck

    This engaging book helps readers identify and then discard 52 misconceptions about data and statistical summaries. The focus is on major concepts contained in typical undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, research methods, or quantitative analysis. Interactive Internet exercises that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Algorithmic Life: Calculative Devices in the Age of Big Data book cover

    Algorithmic Life

    Calculative Devices in the Age of Big Data, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Volha Piotukh

    This book critically explores forms and techniques of calculation that emerge with digital computation, and their implications. The contributors demonstrate that digital calculative devices matter beyond their specific functions as they progressively shape, transform and govern all areas of our…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30

  • Violence Against Women and the Law book cover

    Violence Against Women and the Law

    1st Edition

    By David L Richards, Jillienne Haglund

    This book examines the strength of laws addressing four types of violence against women--rape, marital rape, domestic violence, and sexual harassment--in 196 countries from 2007 to 2010. It analyzes why these laws exist in some places and not others, and why they are stronger or weaker in places…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30
    International Studies Intensives

  • Understanding Political Science Statistics and Understanding Political Science Statistics using STATA (bundle) book cover

    Understanding Political Science Statistics and Understanding Political Science Statistics using STATA (bundle)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Galderisi

    By emphasizing the underlying logic of statistical analysis for greater understanding and drawing on applications and examples from political science, Understanding Political Science Statistics illustrates how students can apply statistical concepts and techniques in their own research, in future…

    Pack – 2015-08-18

  • Elucidating Social Science Concepts: An Interpretivist Guide book cover

    Elucidating Social Science Concepts

    An Interpretivist Guide, 1st Edition

    By Frederic Charles Schaffer

    Concepts have always been foundational to the social science enterprise. This book is a guide to working with them. Against the positivist project of concept "reconstruction"—the formulation of a technical, purportedly neutral vocabulary for measuring, comparing, and generalizing—Schaffer adopts an…

    Paperback – 2015-08-06
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • Conceptualising Comparative Politics book cover

    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Petros Spanakos, Francisco Panizza

    Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’. Proper operationalising requires deep reflection on the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-10
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Critical Methods in Terrorism Studies book cover

    Critical Methods in Terrorism Studies

    1st Edition

    By Priya Dixit, Jacob L. Stump

    This book shows how to use a range of critical approaches to conduct research on terrorism. Featuring the work of researchers who have already utilized these methods to study terrorism, it includes a diverse range of critical methodological approaches – including discourse analysis, feminist,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06

  • Strategy and Politics: An Introduction to Game Theory book cover

    Strategy and Politics

    An Introduction to Game Theory, 1st Edition

    By Emerson Niou, Peter C. Ordeshook

    Strategy and Politics: An Introduction to Game Theory is designed to introduce students with no background in formal theory to the application of game theory to modeling political processes. This accessible text covers the essential aspects of game theory while keeping the reader constantly in…

    Paperback – 2015-05-27

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