Politics & International Relations: Political Research Methods

  • Research Methods in Defence Studies: A Multidisciplinary Overview book cover

    Research Methods in Defence Studies

    A Multidisciplinary Overview, 1st Edition

    Edited by Delphine Deschaux-Dutard

    This textbook provides an overview of qualitive and quantitative methods used in different social sciences to investigate defence issues. Recently, defence issues have become of increasing interest to researchers in the social sciences, but they raise specific methodological questions. This volume…

    Paperback – 2020-07-21 

  • The Politics and Science of Prevision (Open Access): Governing and Probing the Future book cover

    The Politics and Science of Prevision (Open Access)

    Governing and Probing the Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Wenger, Ursula Jasper, Myriam Dunn Cavelty

    This book inquires into the use of prediction at the intersection of politics and academia, and reflects upon the implications of future-oriented policymaking across different fields. The volume focuses on the key intricacies and fallacies of prevision in a time of complexity, uncertainty and…

    Hardback – 2020-07-14 
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • Researching the Far Right: Theory, Method and Practice book cover

    Researching the Far Right

    Theory, Method and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen D. Ashe, Joel Busher, Graham Macklin, Aaron Winter

    Researching the Far Right brings together researchers from across the humanities and social sciences to provide much needed discussion about the methodological, ethical, political, personal, practical and professional issues and challenges that arise when researching far right parties, their…

    Paperback – 2020-07-01 
    Routledge Studies in Fascism and the Far Right

  • Listening to the American Voter: What Was On Voters' Minds in Presidential Elections, 1960 to 2016 book cover

    Listening to the American Voter

    What Was On Voters' Minds in Presidential Elections, 1960 to 2016, 1st Edition

    By David E. RePass

    This book explains why elections from 1960 to 2016 came out the way they did. Why did voters choose one candidate over the other and what issues were they concerned with? The answer comes from talking to thousands of voters and analyzing their verbatim responses.  Traditional methods used by most…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 

  • Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and STAN book cover

    Statistical Rethinking

    A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and STAN, 2nd Edition

    By Richard McElreath

    Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan builds your knowledge of and confidence in making inferences from data. Reflecting the need for scripting in today's model-based statistics, the book pushes you to perform step-by-step calculations that are usually automated.…

    Hardback – 2020-03-16
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science

  • Public Policy Praxis: A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis book cover

    Public Policy Praxis

    A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis, 4th Edition

    By Randy S. Clemons, Mark K McBeth

    Public administration and policy analysis education have long emphasized tidiness, stages, and rationality, but practitioners frequently must deal with a world where objectivity is buffeted by, repressed by, and sometimes defeated by value conflict. Politics and policy are "messy" and power…

    Paperback – 2020-03-10

  • Small Sample Size Solutions: A Guide for Applied Researchers and Practitioners book cover

    Small Sample Size Solutions

    A Guide for Applied Researchers and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rens van de Schoot, Milica Miočević

    Researchers often have difficulties collecting enough data to test their hypotheses, either because target groups are small or hard to access, or because data collection entails prohibitive costs. Such obstacles may result in data sets that are too small for the complexity of the statistical model…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    European Association of Methodology Series

  • An Introduction to Statistical Concepts book cover

    An Introduction to Statistical Concepts

    4th Edition

    By Richard G. Lomax, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn, 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 – 2020-02-21

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data: Big Data, Big Brother? book cover

    The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Doing Research In and On the Digital: Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry book cover

    Doing Research In and On the Digital

    Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie

    As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Praxeological Political Analysis book cover

    Praxeological Political Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Jonas, Beate Littig

    With the interest in practice theory and praxeology on the rise, praxeology can be considered an emerging new methodological as well as theoretical paradigm which successfully overcomes epistemological dichotomies of conventional approaches.The articles in this volume serve as starting points for…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Fairy Tales and International Relations: A Folklorist Reading of IR Textbooks book cover

    Fairy Tales and International Relations

    A Folklorist Reading of IR Textbooks, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Starnes

    This book offers a critical engagement with contemporary IR textbooks via a novel folklorist approach. Two parts of the folklorist approach are developed, addressing story structures via resemblances to two fairy tales, and engaging with the role of authors via framing gestures. The book not only…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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