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Forthcoming Political Research Methods Books

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  1. Experimentation in Political Science and Public Policy

    By Peter John

    Series: Routledge Studies in Experimental Political Science

    An experiment occurs when people manipulate the world in order to understand causal relationships. The secret in science is to have precise control of the different elements to the experiment, and then to measure carefully what happens during and after the intervention. It is this precision of...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  2. Ethnography and Interpretation

    By Timothy Pachirat

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    This book provides a benchmark treatise on the relationship between ethnography and interpretive approaches to research in the social sciences by accomplishing four specific objectives. First, it situates ethnography as a research method within a broader field of methodologies, contrasting...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge

  3. Impact Evaluation for International Development

    The Essential Guide

    By Maren Duvendack, Richard Palmer-Jones, Laura Camfield

    Impact evaluation is an important tool in research and policy making, as policymakers and donor agencies are under increasing pressure to justify public spending on social and economic interventions. This book will guide the reader through both the basic and more advanced methods of impact...

    To Be Published March 30th 2016 by Routledge

  4. The Research Companion

    A Practical Guide for the Social and Health Sciences, 2nd Edition

    By Petra M. Boynton

    Books on social and behavioral research too often focus on theory and methods overlook the practical skills needed to undertake a research project. The Research Companion recognizes this need and offers clear, honest advice to help avoid typical problems and improve standards and outcomes. The...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Relational Interviewing for Social Science Research

    An Interpretive Approach

    By Lee Ann Fujii

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    What is interviewing and when is this method useful? What does it mean to select rather than sample interviewees? Once the researcher has found people to interview, how does she build a working relationship with her interviewees? What should the dynamics of talking and listening in interviews be?...

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge

  6. Political Communication in Real Time

    Edited by Dan Schill, Rita Kirk, Amy E. Jasperson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    Much has been made of the speed and constancy of modern politics. Whether watching cable news, retweeting political posts, or receiving news alerts on our phones, political communication now happens continuously and in real time. Traditional research methods do not capture this changed, dynamic...

    To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge