Political Research Methods Products

  • 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 – 2016-09-13 
    Routledge

  • What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation

    By Katerina Vrablikova

    The broad expansion of non-electoral political participation is considered one of the major changes in the nature of democratic citizenship in the 21st century. Most scholars – but also governments, transnational and subnational political institutions, and various foundations – have adopted the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Phenomenology as Qualitative Research

    A Critical Analysis of Meaning Attribution

    By John Paley

    Phenomenology originated as a novel way of doing philosophy early in the twentieth century. In the writings of Husserl and Heidegger, regarded as its founders, it was a non-empirical kind of philosophical enquiry. Although this tradition has continued in a variety of forms, ‘phenomenology’ is now…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12 
    Routledge

  • Health Care Policy and Opinion in the United States and Canada

    By Richard Nadeau, Eric Belanger, Francois Petry, Stuart N Soroka, Antonia Maioni

    Heated debate surrounds the topic of health care in both the US and in Canada. In each country, these debates are based in some measure on perceptions about health care in their neighboring country. The perceptions held by Canadians about the US health care system, or those held by Americans about…

    Paperback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Public Policy Praxis

    A Case Approach for Understanding Policy and Analysis, 3rd Edition

    By Randy S. Clemons, Mark K McBeth

    Public administration and policy analysis education has 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. Too often public administration education has…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge

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