Political Research Methods Products

  • Secrecy and Methods in Security Research

    A Guide to Qualitative Fieldwork, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marieke De Goede, Esmé Bosma, Polly Pallister-Wilkins

    This book analyses the challenges of secrecy in security research, and develops a set of methods to navigate, encircle and work with secrecy. How can researchers navigate secrecy in their fieldwork, when they encounter confidential material, closed-off quarters or bureaucratic rebuffs? This is a…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The Statistical Method in Economics and Political Science

    A Treatise on the Quantitative and Institutional Approach to Social and Industrial Problems, 1st Edition

    By Philip Sargant Florence

    Originally published in 1929. This balanced combination of fieldwork, statistical measurement, and realistic applications shows a synthesis of economics and political science in a conception of an organic relationship between the two sciences that involves functional analysis, institutional…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Econometrics

  • Re-Envisioning Conflict Resolution

    Vision, Action and Evaluation in Creative Conflict Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Jay Rothman

    This book explores the process of assessing success in the field of conflict resolution, with a focus on the Action Evaluation method pioneered by the author. Since the early days of the field of conflict resolution, researchers and practitioners have been trying to determine how to define and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Revival: Neocolonial identity and counter-consciousness (1978)

    essays on cultural decolonization, 1st Edition

    By Renato Constantino

    This title was first published in 1978.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Politics of Political Science

    Re-Writing Latin American Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Paulo Ravecca

    In this thought-provoking book, Paulo Ravecca presents a series of interlocking studies on the politics of political science in the Americas. Focusing mainly on the cases of Chile and Uruguay, Ravecca employs different strands of critical theory to challenge the mainstream narrative about the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24
    Routledge

  • Researching Non-state Actors in International Security

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Kruck, Andrea Schneiker

    This volume provides researchers and students with a discussion of a broad range of methods and their practical application to the study of non-state actors in international security. All researchers face the same challenge, not only must they identify a suitable method for analysing their research…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Security Studies

  • Time and Globalization

    An interdisciplinary dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou

    Both academic and popular representations of globalization, critical or celebratory, have tended to conceptualize it primarily in spatial terms, rather than simultaneously temporal ones. However, time, in both its ideational and material dimensions, has played an important role in mediating and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Electoral Management: Institutions and Practices in an Established Democracy

    The Case of Ireland, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Buckley, Theresa Reidy

    Over the last three decades, electoral reform has moved centre stage in both new and established democracies. In Europe, the post 1989 democratisation wave brought important debates about electoral system choice and free and fair elections. But electoral reform also emerged on the agenda in a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Doing Excellent Social Research with Documents

    Practical Examples and Guidance for Qualitative Researchers, 1st Edition

    By Aimee Grant

    In today’s society we increasingly create and consume written content and images. This includes a range of sources, from social media posts to records held within organisations, and everything in between, including news articles, blogs, shopping lists and official government documents. Critically…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • The Organization of the Expert Society

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation, 1st Edition

    By Kateřina Vráblíková

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-07-27
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Electoral Survey Methodology

    Insight from Japan on using computer assisted personal interviews, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masaru Kohno, Yoshitaka Nishizawa

    While it has been some time since computer technologies were first introduced to social surveys, their methodological advantages, as well as potential limitations, are not yet fully appreciated by the relevant communities of scholars, mass media and governmental organizations. What can…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

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