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  1. Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Political Science Statistics

    Observations and Expectations in Political Analysis

    By Peter Galderisi

    Any student can learn the basic concepts of statistics if they are introduced as solutions to particular problems, and not formulas with a life of their own. In this text, students are introduced to a problem, asked to consider, conceptually, how one would address that problem, and then led through...

    To Be Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights

    The power of numbers to shape agendas

    Edited by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Alicia Ely Yamin

    Heralded as opening a new chapter in international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have led to the use of global goals and quantitative targets as a central instrument for defining global priorities. This book explores the implications of this new approach. How does target...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Electoral Survey Methodologies

    Insight into Japan's Computer Assisted Methods

    Edited by Masaru Kohno, Yoshitaka Nishizawa

    Series: Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

    This book provides insights from "Computer Assisted Self-Administered Interview" (CASI) surveys conducted in Japan, and demonstrates how such technology-aided methods can expand the horizon of public opinion research. While it has been some time since computer technologies were first...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Algorithmic Life

    Calculation in the Age of Big Data

    Edited by Louise Amoore, Volha Piotukh

    Amid the proliferating cross-disciplinary discussion of ‘big data’ and algorithms, there is currently a lack of academic work on the changing landscape of calculative technologies and devices, this volume critically explores forms and techniques of calculation that emerge with digital...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 31st 2015 by Routledge

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