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  • Complexity and Public Policy

    A New Approach to 21st Century Politics, Policy And Society, 1st Edition

    By Robert Geyer, Samir Rihani

    This book provides a clear, concise and readable introduction to complexity thinking, its application to the social sciences and public policy, and the relevance of some of its various tools to those fields of politics, health, the international realm, development, planning and terrorism. The…

    Paperback – 2010-03-19
    Routledge

  • Ethnographies Revisited

    Constructing Theory in the Field, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony J. Puddephatt, William Shaffir, Steven W. Kleinknecht

    Ethnographies Revisited provides first-hand accounts of how leading qualitative researchers crafted key theoretical concepts found in their major book-length ethnographies. Great ethnographic research lies not in the rigid execution of prescribed methodological procedures, but on the unrelenting…

    Paperback – 2009-06-30
    Routledge

  • Surviving Field Research

    Working in Violent and Difficult Situations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandra Lekha Sriram, John C. King, Julie A. Mertus, Olga Martin-Ortega, Johanna Herman

    In recent decades there has been increasing attention to mass atrocities such as genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and other gross human rights violations. At the same time, there has been a vast increase in the number of academics and researchers seeking to analyze the causes of, and…

    Paperback – 2009-05-28
    Routledge

  • Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development

    The Bloomington School, 1st Edition

    By Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke

    Challenging Institutional Analysis and Development demonstrates the importance of one of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economics winners Elinor Ostrom's research program. The Bloomington School has become one of the most dynamic, well recognized and productive centers of the New Institutional Theory…

    Paperback – 2009-05-22
    Routledge

  • The Future of Political Science

    100 Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gary King, Kay L. Schlozman, Norman Nie

    This book contains some of the newest, most exciting ideas now percolating among political scientists, from hallway conversations to conference room discussions. To spur future research, enrich classroom teaching, and direct non-specialist attention to cutting-edge ideas, a distinguished group of…

    Paperback – 2009-03-23
    Routledge

  • Global Gender Research

    Transnational Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Bose, Minjeong Kim

    Readers of Global Gender Research will learn to compare and contrast feminist concerns globally, gain familiarity with the breadth of gender research, and understand the national contexts that produced it. This volume provides an in-depth comparative picture of the current state of feminist…

    Paperback – 2009-02-02
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Gender

  • Concepts and Method in Social Science

    The Tradition of Giovanni Sartori, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Collier, John Gerring

    Careful work with concepts is a cornerstone of good social science methodology. Concepts and Method in Social Science demonstrates the crucial role of concepts, providing a timely contribution that draws both on the classic work of Giovanni Sartori and the writing of a younger generation of…

    Paperback – 2008-12-15
    Routledge

  • Statistical Modelling for Social Researchers

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Roger Tarling

    This book explains the principles and theory of statistical modelling in an intelligible way for the non-mathematical social scientist looking to apply statistical modelling techniques in research. The book also serves as an introduction for those wishing to develop more detailed knowledge and…

    Paperback – 2008-09-12
    Routledge
    Social Research Today

  • GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling, 1st Edition

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry.  The book contains a wealth of examples as to why…

    Paperback – 2008-07-10
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • Logics of Critical Explanation in Social and Political Theory

    1st Edition

    By Jason Glynos, David Howarth

    The Social Science Wars have precipitated a renewed interest in the character, purpose and methods of social science. Positivists and naturalists are criticized by interpretivists and critical theorists, while quantitative researchers are challenged by those who favour qualitative and ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2007-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Explaining War and Peace

    Case Studies and Necessary Condition Counterfactuals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Levy, Gary Goertz

    This edited volume focuses on the use of ‘necessary condition counterfactuals’ in explaining two key events in twentieth century history, the origins of the First World War and the end of the Cold War. Containing essays by leading figures in the field, this book analyzes the causal logics of…

    Paperback – 2007-06-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Almanac of British Politics

    8th Edition, 8th Edition

    By Robert Waller, Byron Criddle

    The latest edition of The Almanac of British Politics has been thoroughly revised and updated to include full details of the new constituencies following the comprehensive boundary changes which will come into force throughout the United Kingdom at the next election. It has firmly established…

    Paperback – 2007-04-26
    Routledge

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