Part One: Formulating Good Research Questions and Designing Good Research Projects
Part Two: Methods of Theoretical Argumentation
Part Three: Conceptualization & Measurement
Part Four: Large-Scale Data Collection & Representation Methods
Part Five: Quantitative-Empirical Methods
Part Six: Qualitative & Mixed Methods
Part Seven: EITM & EMTI
The SAGE Handbook of Research Methods in Political Science and International Relations offers a comprehensive overview of the field and its research processes through the empirical and research scholarship of leading international authors. The book is structured along the lines of applied research in the discipline: from formulating good research questions and designing a good research project, to various modes of theoretical argumentation, through conceptualization, to empirical measurement and analysis.
Each chapter offers new approaches and builds upon existing methods. Through its seven parts, undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and practicing academics, will be guided through the design, methods and analysis of issues in Political Science and International Relations.