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Published: 08 May 2020

528 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198820628

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Political Research

Methods and Practical Skills

Third Edition

Sandra Halperin and Oliver Heath

  • Discusses step-by-step how to conduct research to support students through the entire research process
  • Broad coverage of both quantitative and qualitative methods makes it relevant to any research project
  • Discussion of key debates of theory, methodology, and the philosophy of social science to broaden students' knowledge of research methods
  • Includes a range of learning features such as chapter summaries and test questions to re-inforce students' understanding of research methods

New to this Edition:

  • Updated and additional real-world examples, to inspire students and help to put their research project into context
  • Includes the latest developments in the field, such as the importance of ethics, and changes in digital research