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  • Fairy Tales and International Relations

    A Folklorist Reading of IR Textbooks

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Worlding Beyond the West

  • The Organization of the Expert Society

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Meta-Regression Analysis in Economics and Business

    By T.D. Stanley, Hristos Doucouliagos

    The purpose of this book is to introduce novice researchers to the tools of meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis and to summarize the state of the art for existing practitioners. Meta-regression analysis addresses the rising "Tower of Babel" that current economics and business research has…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Global Cities and Climate Change

    The Translocal Relations of Environmental Governance

    By Taedong Lee

    Cities have led the way to combat climate change by planning and implementing climate mitigation and adaptation policies. These local efforts go beyond national boundaries. Cities are forming transnational networks to enhance their understandings and practices for climate policies. In contrast to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Cities and Global Governance

  • Making Environmental Markets Work

    The Varieties of Capitalism in Emerging Economies

    By Tabitha M. Benney

    Perhaps the most defining characteristic of the global economy today is the rise of emerging market economies (EMEs). Many states have experienced rapid economic growth over the past two decades that has led to an increasing share of global wealth. Such dramatic changes are highly relevant because…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    Environmental Politics

  • Interpretation in Political Theory

    Edited by Clement Fatovic, Sean Noah Walsh

    Theorists interested in learning more about any given interpretive approach are often required to navigate a dizzying array of sources, with no clear sense of where to begin. The prose of many primary sources is often steeped in dense and technical argot that novices find intimidating or even…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Praxeological Political Analysis

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • UN Peace Operations and International Policing

    Negotiating Complexity, Assessing Impact and Learning to Learn

    By Charles T. Hunt

     This book addresses the important question of how the United Nations (UN) should monitor and evaluate the impact of police in its peace operations. UN peace operations are a vital component of international conflict management. Since the end of the Cold War one of the foremost developments…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Evaluating Progress in International Relations

    How do you know?

    Edited by Annette Freyberg-Inan, Ewan Harrison, Patrick James

    This edited volume offers a systematic evaluation of how knowledge is produced by scholarly research into International Relations. The contributors explore three key questions: To what extent is scientific progress and accumulation of knowledge possible, what are the different accounts of how this…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Applied Policy Research

    Concepts and Cases, 2nd Edition

    By J. Fred Springer, Peter J. Haas, Allan Porowski

    Many textbooks on policy research focus on methodological and statistical theories, while leaving students little indication of how they will actually apply them to their future policy positions. Moreover, the theories they do teach are often not practical for the research that students will do…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Political Communication in Real Time

    Theoretical and Applied Research Approaches

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods often do not capture this dynamic…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Research Companion

    A practical guide for those in the social sciences, health and development, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Have you ever wanted to know an effective and ethical way to: Design a study? Recruit participants? Report findings? And improve the quality and output of your research? The Research Companion focuses on the practical skills needed to complete research in the social or health sciences and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-27 
    Routledge

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