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Political research : methods and practical skills

By: Halperin, Sandra
Title By: Heath, Oliver
Material type: BookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford university press, c2017.Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiii, 469 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780198702740Program: EDGZ921Subject(s): Political science -- Research -- methodologyDDC classification: 320.072 HA PO Online resources: Location Map
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Political Research: Methods and Practical Skills is the most comprehensive research methods for politics textbook available. Written especially for politics students, its practical and relevant step-by-step approach to the subject equips students with the essential skills they need to successfully conduct independent study and research.
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REGULAR University of Wollongong in Dubai
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320.072 HA PO (Browse shelf) Available may2018 T0058636

EDGZ921 Autumn2022

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Political research --
Forms of knowledge : laws, explanation, and interpretation in the study of the social world --
Objectivity and values --
Asking questions : how to find and formulate research questions --
Finding answers : theories and how to apply them --
Research design --
What is data? --
Experimental research --
Comparative research --
Historical research --
Surveys --
Interviewing and focus groups --
Ethnography and participant observation --
Textual analysis --
Quantitative analysis : description and inference --
Patterns of association : bivariate analysis --
A guide to multivariate analysis.

Political Research: Methods and Practical Skills is the most comprehensive research methods for politics textbook available. Written especially for politics students, its practical and relevant step-by-step approach to the subject equips students with the essential skills they need to successfully conduct independent study and research.

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