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  • Pope Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Marc D. Guerra

    In Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity, distinguished scholars from North America and Europe examine Pope Benedict XVI’s searching reflections on the challenges and prospects facing modern Western society. For more than five decades, Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has made the subject of…

    Hardback – 2013-10-19
    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

  • Critical Border Studies

    Broadening and Deepening the 'Lines in the Sand' Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noel Parker, Nick Vaughan-Williams

    This edited collection formalises Critical Border Studies (CBS) as a distinctive approach within the interdisciplinary border studies literature. Although CBS represents a heterogeneous assemblage of thought, the hallmark of the approach is a basic dissatisfaction with the ‘Line in the Sand’…

    Hardback – 2013-08-20
    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

  • Interpretive Research Design

    Concepts and Processes, 1st Edition

    By Peregrine Schwartz-Shea, Dvora Yanow

    Research design is fundamental to all scientific endeavors, at all levels and in all institutional settings. In many social science disciplines, however, scholars working in an interpretive-qualitative tradition get little guidance on this aspect of research from the positivist-centered training…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

  • The Comparative Approach to National Movements

    Miroslav Hroch and Nationalism Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander Maxwell

    Miroslav Hroch’s Social Preconditions of National Revival has profoundly influenced the study of nationalism since it first appeared in English translation, particularly because of its famous three-phase model for describing and analyzing national movements in Eastern Europe. Contributors to this…

    Hardback – 2011-10-04
    Routledge
    Association for the Study of Nationalities

  • Meaning in Action: Interpretation and Dialogue in Policy Analysis

    Interpretation and Dialogue in Policy Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Hendrik Wagenaar

    This accessible book gives academics, graduate students, and researchers a comprehensive overview of the vast, varied, and often confusing landscape of interpretive policy analysis. It is both theoretically informed and clear and jargon-free as it discusses the specific strengths and weaknesses of…

    Paperback – 2011-05-15
    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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