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The Political Research Experience Readings And Analysis

Author : Marcus E. Ethridge
ISBN : 9781317455424
Genre : History
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Organized to complement an introductory course in political science research methods, this work aims to help students understand research as it is actually practiced. Each chapter opens with an explanation of basic concepts and methods of political research.

Empirical Political Analysis

Author : Craig Leonard Brians
ISBN : 9781315510200
Genre : Education
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Empirical Political Analysis introduces students to the full range of qualitative and quantitative methods used in political science research. Organized around all of the stages of the research process, this comprehensive text surveys designing experiments, conducting research, evaluating results, and presenting findings. With exercises in the text and in a companion lab manual, Empirical Political Analysis gives students applied insights on the scopes and methods of political science research. Features: Offers comprehensive coverage of quantitative and qualitative research methods in political science, a hallmark since it first published over 25 years ago. Covers the research process from start to finish—hypothesis formation, literature review, research design, data gathering, data analysis, and research report writing. Includes in-depth examples of political science research to give discipline-specific instruction on political analysis. Features a “Practical Research Ethics” box in every chapter to make students aware of common ethical dilemmas and potential solutions to them. Written by political scientists who actively publish in subfields ranging from comparative politics to environmental policy to political communications to voting behavior. Includes learning goals, key terms, and research examples to help students engage and explore the most important concepts.

Narrative Research

Author : Amia Lieblich
ISBN : 0761910433
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Using a new model for the classification of types of readings, this book shows how to read, analyze and interpret life story materials. The authors introduce four models: holistic-content reading; holistic-form reading; categorical-content reading; and categorical-form reading. They present two complete narratives so that readers can compare the authors' interpretations against the actual text as well as analyze the stories on their own. The subsequent chapters provide readings, interpretations and analyses of the narrative data from the models.

Research Methods In Political Science An Introduction

Author : Michael Le Roy
ISBN : 9780495502838
Genre : Political Science
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Use award-winning software to analyze and critically evaluate real data with the seventh edition of RESEARCH METHODS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION USING MICROCASE EXPLORIT. This workbook includes a Windows version of MicroCase ExplorIt, a user-friendly program that makes it easy for students to manipulate and learn from actual data without getting bogged down in complicated statistical software. Over two dozen research-quality data files are included in this package, along with 14 exercise worksheets (one per chapter) that let students see the real impact of the concepts they study. The students are then walked through the entire research process, giving them hands-on experience in research methods. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Readings In American Politics

Author : Ken Kollman
ISBN : 0393283682
Genre : Political Science
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A contemporary reader with an analytical approach to American politics.

In The Field

Author : Carolyn D. Smith
ISBN : 0275954161
Genre : Social Science
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This volume brings together personal accounts by a group of ethnographic researchers to examine the natural history of participant observation. A supplemental text for methods courses, it is designed to give students a sense of what it is like to conduct ethnographic research.

The Changing Politics Of Immigration And Race

Author : Kimberly L. Ebert
ISBN : UCAL:X85129
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Reading Circles Novels And Adult Reading Development

Author : Sam Duncan
ISBN : 9781441172334
Genre : Education
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Adult literacy teachers are constantly searching for effective, engaging and distinctly 'adult' ways to develop adult emergent reading and, for at least the past two hundred years, adults have formed themselves into reading circles to read and discuss novels on a weekly or monthly basis. Why then are reading circles rarely used, or studied, in formal adult literacy provision? This book explores adult reading development, novel reading and reading circles in the context of a wider examination of reading pedagogies and practices in the English-speaking world. It discusses reading as both an individual and a communal act and investigates the relationship between literature and literacy development, practice and pedagogy (including a reassessment of the controversial approaches of reading aloud and phonics for adults). Sam Duncan reviews a case study of an adult reading circle in a large London further education college and identifies the wider implications for the teaching and learning of adult emergent reading, for the use and understanding of reading circles and for how we understand the novel reading experience more broadly.

Participatory Research And Gender Analysis

Author : Nina Lilja
ISBN : 9781317986850
Genre : Social Science
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Agricultural development research aims to generate new knowledge or to retrieve and apply existing forms of knowledge in ways that can be used to improve the welfare of people who are living in poverty or are otherwise excluded, for instance by gender-based discrimination. Its effective application therefore requires ongoing dialogue with and the strong engagement of men and women from poor marginal farming communities. This book discusses opportunities afforded by effective knowledge pathways linking researchers and farmers, underpinned by participatory research and gender analysis. It sets out practices and debates in gender-sensitive participatory research and technology development, concentrating on the empirical issues of implementation, impact assessment, and institutionalisation of approaches for the wider development and research community. It includes six full-length chapters and eight brief practical notes and is enhanced by an annotated resources list of relevant publications, organisations, and websites adding to the portfolio of approaches and tools discussed by the contributors. Most of the 33 contributing authors work in the specialised agencies that form part of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). This book was published as a special issue of Development in Practice.

Political Research

Author : Lisa Harrison
ISBN : 0415226562
Genre : Political Science
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Political Research: An Introduction has been designed to provide an excellent starting point for those new to the area of Research Methods. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject and sets out the key issues involved in doing research in Politics. It guides students through a complex and often daunting subject by exploring the many concepts associated with the field, as well as offering practical advice on research practices and information resources. Features and benefits of this textbook include: * boxed case studies in each chapter to illustrate and clarify key concepts, and highlight the practical use of different research methods * a useful glossary, giving easy access to definitions of key terms * a dedicated web-site containing sample material, extra case studies, important links, and essential resources for both teachers and students.

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