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  1. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 27th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 10th 2012 by Routledge