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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Writing Research Critically

    Developing the power to make a difference

    By John Schostak, Jill Schostak

    This is not a standard guide to writing a dissertation, thesis, project report, journal article or book. Rather, this book will help researchers who are dissatisfied with the typical recipe approaches to standardised forms of writing-up and want to explore how academic writing can be used to...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Traditionalism, Conservatism and British Political Culture (Routledge Revivals)

    By Bob Jessop

    First published in 1974, this study of British political culture provides a radical critique of contemporary theories of working class deference and voting patterns. Drawing not only on previously unpublished opinion poll data but also the evidence of his own surveys, the author provides convincing...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Research Methods in Critical Security Studies

    An Introduction

    Edited by Mark B. Salter, Can E. Mutlu

    This new textbook surveys new and emergent methods for doing research in critical security studies, thereby filling a large gap in the literature of this emerging field. New or critical security studies is growing as a field, but still lacks a clear methodology; the diverse range of the main foci...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Research

    Coping with the Quantitative - Qualitative Divide

    By M.I. Franklin

    Planning, undertaking and completing a research project – from dissertations to presentations - can be a daunting undertaking for any student, involving a number of easily taken mis-steps for those without adequate guidance. The objective of any research project is to gather data, analyse it based...

    Published October 17th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Data Game

    Controversies in Social Science Statistics

    By Mark Maier, Jennifer Imazeki

    This inexpensive supplement introduces students to the collection, uses, and interpretation of statistical data in the social sciences. It is a welcome add-on to all social science introductory statistics and research methods courses. Separate chapters are devoted to data in the fields of...

    Published September 14th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Studies in Trans-Disciplinary Method

    After the Aesthetic Turn

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Series: Interventions

    This groundbreaking and innovative text addresses the deep ontological and epistemological commitments that underpin conventional positivist methods and then demonstrates how "method" can be understood in much broader and more interesting ways. Drawing on a broad range of philosophical and...

    Published September 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Research Methods: The Key Concepts

    By Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    This invaluable resource provides a comprehensive overview of the many methods and methodologies of social research. Each entry provides a critical definition and examines the value and difficulties of a particular method or methodology of concept across different fields of social research....

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  10. E-Research

    Transformation in Scholarly Practice

    Edited by Nicholas W. Jankowski

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    No less than a revolutionary transformation of the research enterprise is underway. This transformation extends beyond the natural sciences, where 'e-research' has become the modus operandi, and is penetrating the social sciences and humanities, sometimes with differences in accent and label. Many...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge