Political Research Methods Products

  • Action Research in Policy Analysis

    Critical and Relational Approaches to Sustainability Transitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koen P.R. Bartels, Julia M. Wittmayer

    Today’s pressing political, social, economic, and environmental crises urgently ask for effective policy responses and fundamental transitions towards sustainability supported by a sound knowledge base and developed in collaboration between all stakeholders. This book explores how action research…

    Hardback – 2018-06-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • 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

  • Empirical Political Analysis

    Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods, 9th Edition

    By Richard C. Rich, Craig Leonard Brians, Jarol B. Manheim, Lars Willnat

    Empirical Political Analysis introduces readers to the foundations of social science research. Organized around the stages of the research process, this textbook prepares readers to conduct both quantitative and qualitative research, from the formation of theory through the design of research…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Congressional Elections

    The Curious Case of the Incumbency Effect, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey M. Stonecash

    The increase in the "incumbency effect" has long dominated as a research focus and as a framework for interpreting congressional elections. This important new book challenges the empirical claim that incumbents are doing better and the research paradigm that accompanied the claim. It also offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

  • Doing Research In and On the Digital

    Research Methods across Fields of Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cristina Costa, Jenna Condie

    As a social space, the web provides researchers both with a tool and an environment to explore the intricacies of everyday life. As a site of mediated interactions and interrelationships, the ‘digital’ has evolved from being a space of information to a space of creation, thus providing new…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Research Methods

  • Research Methods in Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lee McConnell, Rhona Smith

    Research Methods in Human Rights introduces the reader to key methodological approaches to Human Rights research in a clear and accessible way. Drawing on the expertise of a panel of contributors, the text clearly explains the key theories and methods commonly used in Human Rights research and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • The Politics and Policies of Big Data

    Big Data, Big Brother?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Sætnan, Ingrid Schneider, Nicola Green

    Big Data, gathered together and re-analysed, can be used to form endless variations of our persons - so-called ‘data doubles’. Whilst never a precise portrayal of who we are, they unarguably contain glimpses of details about us that, when deployed into various routines (such as management, policing…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

  • Writing the Self and Transforming Knowledge in International Relations

    Towards a Politics of Liminality, 1st Edition

    By Erzsebet Strausz

    This book emerges from within the everyday knowledge practices of International Relations (IR) scholarship and explores the potential of experimental writing as an alternative source of ‘knowledge’ and political imagination within the modern university and the contemporary structures of neoliberal…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • International Political Economy

    Contrasting World Views, 2nd Edition

    By Raymond C. Miller

    The second edition of International Political Economy continues to be the perfect short introduction to the fundamental theories and issues of international political economy (IPE). Written in a concise, accessible style by an experienced teacher and scholar, it combines theoretical perspectives,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-22
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Governance, High Politics, and Public Policy

    Essays commemorating Interpreting British Governance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Turnbull

    Interpreting Governance, High Politics, and Public Policy offers the latest perspectives on the interpretive approach to governance and public policy research. This book commemorates more than a decade of governance research by Mark Bevir and R.A.W. Rhodes, the leading exponents of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

  • Public Administration Research Methods

    Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Warren S. Eller, Brian J. Gerber, Scott E. Robinson

    The best decisions made by public managers are based not on instinct, but on an informed understanding of what’s happening on the ground. Policy may be directed by ideology, but it must also be founded on reality. The challenge of making the right decisions as a public manager is often, therefore,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-26
    Routledge

  • Thinking Ecologically About the Global Political Economy

    1st Edition

    By Ryan Katz-Rosene, Matthew Paterson

    This book advances an ecologically grounded approach to International Political Economy (IPE). Katz-Rosene and Paterson address a lacuna in the literature by exploring the question of how thinking ecologically transforms our understanding of what IPE is and should be. The volume shows the ways in…

    Hardback – 2018-02-14
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

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