Research Methods in the Social Sciences is a comprehensive yet compact A-Z for undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking qualitative and quantitative research across the social sciences, featuring 71 entries that cover a wide range of concepts, methods, and theories.
- Covers quantitative and qualitative methods, with an emphasis on applying concepts to real-world examples.
- Over 70 entries covering well-established research methods concepts and emerging ideas.
- Concepts are defined and then discussed in terms of practical use, strengths and weaknesses, and current status in academic practice.
- Uses cross-references to help readers link related concepts together and build a comprehensive understanding of research methods.
- Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support
About the Author(s)
Edited by Jean-Frédéric Morin, Full Professor, Political Science Department, Université Laval, Christian Olsson, Associate Professor in International Relations, Université libre de Bruxelles, and Ece Özlem Atikcan, Associate Professor in Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick
Jean-Frédéric Morin is Full Professor at Université Laval (Canada) and chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy. His current research projects look at the design of environmental treaties, interactions between international institutions,
and the governance of space debris. His most recent co-authored books include Global Environmental Politics (OUP, 2020) and Greening through Trade (MIT Press, 2020).
Christian Olsson is Associate Professor at Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Belgium) and Director of its REPI Research Unit (Recherche et Etudes en Politique Internationale). His research concerns the transformations of warfare in the context of Western overseas military operations, the political dynamics of non-state armed groups and the privatization of security and military operations. Recent articles have been published in Millenium, Critical Military Studies and Journal of Intervention and
Ece Özlem Atikcan is an Associate Professor at the University of Warwick, and a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the European Institute of the University College London in the UK. Her research combines a theoretical focus on political campaigns, issue framing, politicisation of trade agreements, transnational social movements, and diffusion with a regional focus on the European Union. Her recent work has appeared in European Journal of Political Research, Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties, Journal of Public Policy, and as books with Cambridge University Press and McGill-Queen's University Press.
Digital formats and resources
Poverty and Development is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats.
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