Empirical Research and Writing : A Political Science Student's Practical Guide, Paperback / softback Book

Empirical Research and Writing : A Political Science Student's Practical Guide Paperback / softback

Description

This book offers clear, detailed, and often entertaining instructions for formulating hypothesis, doing pre-research, selecting appropriate research designs, selecting cases, collecting and managing both qualitative and quantitative data, preparing data for analysis, writing up research findings, practicing peer review, and delivering findings in posters and presentations, and preparing work for publication. Each chapter contains interesting and useful examples (both hypothetical and real), exercises to help students apply what they've learned, and pedagogical features to inspire, instructor, and aid further research, including "Peer Pointers" (quotes from former students that illustrate "aha!" moments), "Talking Tips" (fundamental and surprising tip for research), and appendix materials that include formatting guidelines and a list of major data sources for political science. Making the book as turnkey as possible are downloadable student and instructor resources, including lesson plans and activities for instructors, solutions manual to in-text exercises, links to common citation guides, data sources, journals that publish student papers, and conferences where students can share papers and posters.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781483369631

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