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  • Understanding Political Science Statistics and Understanding PS Stats using STATA (bundle)

    By Peter Galderisi

    By emphasizing the underlying logic of statistical analysis for greater understanding and drawing on applications and examples from political science, Understanding Political Science Statistics illustrates how students can apply statistical concepts and techniques in their own research, in future…

    Pack – 2015-05-14
    Routledge

  • Collective Political Rationality

    Partisan Thinking and Why It's Not All Bad

    By Gregory E. McAvoy

    Amidst the polarization of contemporary politics, partisan loyalties among citizens are regarded as one contributor to political stalemate. Partisan loyalties lead Democrats and Republicans to look at the same economic information but to come to strikingly different conclusions about the state of…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge

  • Understanding Politics Science Statistics and Understanding PS Statistics Using SPSS BUNDLE

    By Peter Galderisi

    By emphasizing the underlying logic of statistical analysis for greater understanding and drawing on applications and examples from political science, Understanding Political Science Statistics illustrates how students can apply statistical concepts and techniques in their own research, in future…

    Pack – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Understanding Political Science Statistics using Stata

    A Manual with Exercises

    By Ellen Seljan, Peter Galderisi

    This manual walks students through the procedures for analysis in Stata and provides exercises that go hand-in-hand with online data sets. The manual complements the textbook Understanding Political Science Statistics: Observations and Expectations in Political Analysis, by Peter Galderisi, making…

    Paperback – 2015-04-05
    Routledge

  • Understanding Political Science Statistics using SPSS

    A Manual with Exercises

    By Peter Galderisi

    This manual walks students through the procedures for analysis in SPSS and provides exercises that go hand-in-hand with online data sets. The manual complements the textbook Understanding Political Science Statistics: Observations and Expectations in Political Analysis, by Peter Galderisi, making…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Understanding Political Science Statistics

    Observations and Expectations in Political Analysis

    By Peter Galderisi

    In politics, you begin by asking theoretically interesting questions. Sometimes statistics can help answer those questions. When it comes to applied statistics, students shouldn’t just learn a vast array of formula—they need to learn the basic concepts of statistics as solutions to particular…

    Paperback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge

  • The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge

  • Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist…

    Hardback – 2014-11-23
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-08-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Analyzing Spatial Models of Choice and Judgment with R

    By David A. Armstrong, II, Ryan Bakker, Royce Carroll, Christopher Hare, Keith T. Poole, Howard Rosenthal

    Modern Methods for Evaluating Your Social Science Data With recent advances in computing power and the widespread availability of political choice data, such as legislative roll call and public opinion survey data, the empirical estimation of spatial models has never been easier or more popular.…

    Hardback – 2014-02-06
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Understanding Political Science Research Methods

    The Challenge of Inference

    By Maryann Barakso, Daniel M. Sabet, Brian Schaffner

    This text starts by explaining the fundamental goal of good political science research—the ability to answer interesting and important questions by generating valid inferences about political phenomena. Before the text even discusses the process of developing a research question, the authors…

    Paperback – 2013-12-15
    Routledge

  • Societal Complexity

    System Effects and the Problem of Prediction

    Edited by Jeffrey Friedman

    The complexity of the modern world makes it difficult to predict the effects of political actions. In his 1992 book, System Effects, Robert Jervis underscored this difficulty by pointing to various sources of complexity when people interact. For example, they may misperceive each other’s…

    Hardback – 2013-10-09
    Routledge

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