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 – 2020-06-25 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • An Introduction to Statistical Concepts book cover

    An Introduction to Statistical Concepts

    4th Edition

    By 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
    Routledge

  • The Cinematic Political: Film Composition as Political Theory book cover

    The Cinematic Political

    Film Composition as Political Theory, 1st Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    In this book, Michael J. Shapiro stages a series of pedagogical encounters between political theory, represented as a compositional challenge, and cinematic texts, emphasizing how to achieve an effective research paper/essay by heeding the compositional strategies of films. The text’s…

    Paperback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge

  • Applied Regression Analysis: Doing, Interpreting and Reporting book cover

    Applied Regression Analysis

    Doing, Interpreting and Reporting, 1st Edition

    By Christer Thrane

    This book is an introduction to regression analysis, focusing on the practicalities of doing regression analysis on real-life data. Contrary to other textbooks on regression, this book is based on the idea that you do not necessarily need to know much about statistics and mathematics to get a firm…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Research and Writing in International Relations book cover

    Research and Writing in International Relations

    3rd Edition

    By Laura Roselle, Sharon Spray, Joel T. Shelton

    Research and Writing in International Relations, Third Edition, offers the step-by-step guidance and the essential resources needed to compose political science papers that go beyond description and into systematic and sophisticated inquiry. This book provides concise, easy-to-use advice to help…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30
    Routledge

  • 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

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