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  • Tactical Constructivism as Methods

    Expression and Reflection

    Edited by Brent J. Steele, Harry Gould, Oliver Kessler

    This volume draws together accessible and sharp essays from established and rising stars in the field reflecting upon their use of methods, and how those methods relate to their training within, or familiarity with, Constructivism in International Relations. Contributors ‘express’ the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Empirical Political Analysis

    An Introduction to 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 formulation of theory through the design of research…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Congressional Elections

    The Curious Case of the Incumbency Effect

    By Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    The increase in the "incumbency effect" has long dominated as a research focus and as a framework for interpreting congressional elections. This important new book challenges the empirical claim that incumbents are doing better and the research paradigm that accompanied the claim. It also offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Doing Research In and On the Digital

    Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Research Methods in Human Rights

    Edited by Rhona Smith, Lee James McConnell

    Introducing the reader to research methods in human rights, this book draws on the expertise of a panel of contributors to clearly explain the key theories and methods commonly used in human rights research and provide guidance on when each approach is appropriate. Exploring research methods using…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 
    Routledge

  • The Video Games Textbook

    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 – 2018-05-03 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-04-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • 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 – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Writing the Self and Transforming Knowledge in International Relations

    Towards a Politics of Liminality

    By Erzsebet Strausz

    This book emerges from within the everyday knowledge practices of International Relations (IR) scholarship and explores the potential of experimental writing as an alternative source of ‘knowledge’ and political imagination within the modern university and the contemporary structures of neoliberal…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Interpreting Governance, High Politics, and Public Policy

    Essays commemorating Interpreting British Governance

    Edited by Nick Turnbull

    Interpreting Governance, High Politics, and Public Policy offers the latest perspectives on the interpretive approach to governance and public policy research. This book commemorates more than a decade of governance research by Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes, the leading exponents of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • The Statistical Method in Economics and Political Science

    A Treatise on the Quantitative and Institutional Approach to Social and Industrial Problems

    By P. Sargant Florence

    Originally published in 1929. This balanced combination of fieldwork, statistical measurement, and realistic applications shows a synthesis of economics and political science in a conception of an organic relationship between the two sciences that involves functional analysis, institutional…

    Hardback – 2018-03-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Econometrics

  • Public Administration Research Methods

    Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Warren S. Eller, Brian J. Gerber, Scott E. Robinson

    The best decisions made by public managers are based not on instinct, but on an informed understanding of what’s happening on the ground. Policy may be directed by ideology, but it must also be founded on reality. The challenge of making the right decisions as a public manager is often, therefore,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

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