Qualitative Methods Products

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-08-04
    Routledge

  • Understanding Political Science Research Methods

    The Challenge of Inference, 1st Edition

    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 – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Interpretation and Method

    Empirical Research Methods and the Interpretive Turn, 2nd Edition

    By Dvora Yanow, Peregrine Schwartz-Shea

    Exceptionally clear and well-written chapters provide engaging discussions of the methods of accessing, generating, and analyzing social science data, using methods ranging from reflexive historical analysis to critical ethnography. Reflecting on their own research experiences, the contributors…

    Paperback – 2013-09-30
    Routledge

  • Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normality, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normality. What…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark B. Salter, Can E. Mutlu

    This new textbook surveys new and emergent methods for doing research in critical security studies, thereby filling a large gap in the literature of this emerging field. New or critical security studies is growing as a field, but still lacks a clear methodology; the diverse range of the main foci…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22
    Routledge

  • Understanding Research

    Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide, 1st Edition

    By M.I. Franklin

    Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based…

    Paperback – 2012-10-18
    Routledge

  • Understanding Peace Research

    Methods and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristine Hoglund, Magnus Oberg

    This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of different methods and sources of information-gathering for peace and conflict students and researchers, as well as the challenges presented by such work. Research on conflict-ridden societies carries special challenges for the collection and…

    Paperback – 2011-02-18
    Routledge

  • Ethnography in Social Science Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Scott-Jones, Sal Watt

    Ethnography in Social Science Practice explores ethnography’s increasing use across the social sciences, beyond its traditional bases in social anthropology and sociology. It explores the disciplinary roots of ethnographic research within social anthropology, and contextualizes it within both field…

    Paperback – 2010-03-25
    Routledge

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