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Forthcoming Political Research Methods Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Rethinking Environmental Justice in Sustainable Cities

    Insights from Agent-Based Modeling

    By Heather E. Campbell, Yushim Kim, Adam M. Eckerd

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Administration and Environmental Sustainability

    As the study of environmental policy and justice becomes increasingly significant in today’s global climate, standard statistical approaches to gathering data have become less helpful at generating new insights and possibilities. None of the conventional frameworks easily allow for the empirical...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Strategy and Politics

    An Introduction to Game Theory

    By Emerson Niou, Peter C. Ordeshook

    Strategy and Politics: An Introduction to Game Theory is designed to introduce students with no background in formal theory to the application of game theory to modeling political processes. This accessible text covers the essential aspects of game theory while keeping the reader constantly in...

    To Be Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This volume explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological aspects of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations, this volume provides a critical resource for those seeking to deploy dialectics in their...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Networks, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism

    Radical and Connected

    Edited by Martin Bouchard

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book examines two key themes in terrorism studies, the radicalization process and counter-terrorism policies, through the lens of social networks. The book aims to show that networks should be at the forefront not only when analysing terrorists, but also when assessing the responses to their...

    To Be Published June 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 operationalizing requires deep reflection on the...

    To Be Published July 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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 the intervention of by judicial actors in important political processes. In this book,...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Algorithmic Life

    Calculative Devices in the Age of Big Data

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Volha Piotukh

    Amid the proliferating cross-disciplinary discussion of ‘big data’ and algorithms, there is currently a lack of academic work on the changing landscape of calculative technologies and devices, this volume critically explores forms and techniques of calculation that emerge with digital...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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