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Forthcoming Political Research Methods Books

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  1. 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 April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Networks and Terrorism Research

    Radical and Connected

    Edited by Martin Bouchard

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book exmaines two key themes in terrorism studies, the radicalization process and counter-terrorism policies, through the lens of social networks. Despite multiple calls to arms to approach terrorism through the lens of network methods, social networks are still under-researched in terrorism...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Dialectics in World Politics

    Edited by Shannon Brincat

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book explores the conceptual, methodological and praxeological elements of dialectical analysis in world politics. As dialectics has remained an under-theorised analytical tool in international relations (IR) theory and the social sciences as a whole, this volume will provide a necessary...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Conceptualising Change in Comparative Politics

    Edited by Anthony Peter Spanakos

    Series: Conceptualising Comparative Politics

    A recent collection of interviews with some of the most influential scholars in comparative politics highlights their intellectual broadness, the political commitments and the 'passions'. It misses a rather important point: the fundamental contribution of all was based on conceptual innovation and...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Elucidating Social Science Concepts

    An Interpretivist Guide

    By Frederic Charles Schaffer

    Series: Routledge Series on Interpretive Methods

    This book is a guide to working with social science concepts. Concepts are the prisms through which we see the social world. They are foundational to the social science enterprise, and the quality of investigations hinges in part on how well researchers make use of them. Most social science...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Interviewing in 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 May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 14th 2015 by Routledge