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  1. Inventive Methods

    The Happening of the Social

    Edited by Celia Lury, Nina Wakeford

    Series: CRESC

    Social and cultural research has changed dramatically in the last few years in response to changing conceptions of the empirical, an intensification of interest in interdisciplinary work, and the growing need to communicate with diverse users and audiences. Methods texts, however, have not kept...

    Published July 31st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Disaster, Conflict and Society in Crises

    Everyday Politics of Crisis Response

    Edited by Dorothea Hilhorst

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normality, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normality. What...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 'Whither regional studies?'

    Edited by Andy Pike

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Regional studies are at a vibrant conjuncture. ‘Regions’ continue to provide a conceptual and analytical focus for often overlapping concerns with economic, social, political, cultural and ecological change. In the context of increased interest in inter- and multi-disciplinary approaches, ‘regions’...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Research and International Trade Policy Negotiations

    Knowledge and Power in Latin America

    Edited by Mercedes Botto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    The international trade negotiations that were launched throughout Latin America in the 1990s created significant challenges for developing countries because of their complexity. In order to make informed decisions and successfully legitimize negotiating positions, governments and stakeholders...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Multi-Sited Ethnography

    Problems and Possibilities in the Translocation of Research Methods

    Edited by Simon Coleman, Pauline von Hellermann

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    This collection of essays emerged out of intense conversations on multi-sited ethnography, prompted by a workshop held at the University of Sussex that brought together researchers from different institutional backgrounds and affiliations in Europe, the United States and Africa – including George...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Post-communist Regime Change

    A Comparative Study

    By Jørgen Møller

    Series: Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

    This book seeks to explain the divergent political pathways of twenty six post-communist states, following the breakdown and eventual collapse of communism in 1989-1991. Considering the trajectories of individual states between 1990 – 2007, this book challenges two central bodies of theory...

    Published April 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Sourcebook for Political Communication Research

    Methods, Measures, and Analytical Techniques

    Edited by Erik P. Bucy, R. Lance Holbert

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    The Sourcebook for Political Communication Research will offer scholars, students, researchers, and other interested readers a comprehensive source for state-of-the-art/field research methods, measures, and analytical techniques in the field of political communication. The need for this Sourcebook...

    Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Conducting Terrorism Field Research

    A Guide

    Edited by Adam Dolnik

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a detailed and practically oriented guide to the challenges of conducting terrorist fieldwork. The past decade has seen an explosion of research into terrorism. However, field research on terrorism has traditionally been surrounded by many myths, and has been called anything from "...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Public Administration Research Methods

    Tools for Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice

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

    The best decisions made by public sector 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 sector manager are...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Exile

    By Elizabeth Dauphinee

    Series: Interventions

    "The most thought-provoking and refreshing work on Bosnia and the former Yugoslavia in a long time.It is certainly an immense contribution to the broadening schools within international relations." Times Higher Education (THE). Written in both autoethnographical and...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Routledge