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Forthcoming Political Research Methods Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Critical Methods in Terrorism Studies

    By Priya Dixit, Jacob L. Stump

    This book shows how to use a range of critical approaches to conduct research on terrorism. Featuring the work of researchers who have already utilized these methods to study terrorism, it includes a diverse range of critical methodological approaches – including discourse analysis, feminist,...

    To Be Published July 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    Edited by Anthony Petros Spanakos, Francisco Panizza

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    Comparative politics often involves testing of hypotheses using new methodological approaches without giving sufficient attention to the concepts which are fundamental to hypotheses, particularly the ability of these concepts to ‘travel’. Proper operationalising requires deep reflection on the...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Elucidating Social Science Concepts

    An Interpretivist Guide

    By Frederic Charles Schaffer

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    Concepts have always been foundational to the social science enterprise. This book is a guide to working with them. Against the positivist project of concept "reconstruction"—the formulation of a technical, purportedly neutral vocabulary for measuring, comparing, and generalizing—Schaffer adopts an...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. EU Treaties and the Judicial Politics of National Courts

    A Law and Politics Approach

    By Pablo José Castillo Ortiz

    Series: Law, Courts and Politics

    Cases such as the Maastricht ruling by the German Federal Constitutional Court or the 'Crotty; decision by the Irish Supreme Court have gone down in the history of European integration as outstanding examples of intervention by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book, Dr....

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Political Culture of Nordic Self-Understanding

    Power Investigation

    Edited by Ainur Elmgren, Norbert Götz

    ‘Power investigation’, or the practice of power to legitimize itself through commissioned programmes of scientific enquiry, is a hallmark of Nordic democracy. Five power investigations have been conducted in the Nordic countries since 1972. The close connection to state power has not dissuaded...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Negotiations in the Indigenous World

    Aboriginal Peoples and the Extractive Industry in Australia and Canada

    By Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Negotiated agreements play a critical role in setting the conditions under which resource development occurs on Indigenous land. Our understanding of what determines the outcomes of negotiations between Indigenous peoples and commercial interests is very limited. With over two decades experience...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Ethics and Experiments

    Problems and Solutions for Social Scientists and Policy Professionals

    Edited by Scott Desposato

    Series: Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

    For most of the discipline's history, discussions about professional ethics had nothing to do with human subjects. Professional ethics involved integrity in the classroom, fair tenure and promotion rule, and the careful avoidance of plagiarism. As most of this work was observational, there was...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Transformations of Security Studies

    Dialogues, Diversity and Discipline

    Edited by Gabi Schlag, Julian Junk, Christopher Daase

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This volume brings together a group of distinguished scholars to engage in a dialogue on key developments in the study of security. This book provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical, empirical and methodological developments within security studies, whose political and societal importance...

    To Be Published November 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Interpreting Governance, High Politics and Public Policy

    Essays commemorating Interpreting British Governance

    Edited by Nick Turnbull

    Series: Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy

    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 interpretive...

    To Be Published November 18th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Statistical Misconceptions

    Classic Edition

    By Schuyler W. Huck

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    This engaging book helps readers identify and then discard 52 misconceptions about data and statistical summaries. The focus is on major concepts contained in typical undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, research methods, or quantitative analysis. Interactive Internet exercises that...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge