Practice makes perfect. The new third edition of Working with Political Science Research Methods continues to support student learning by offering the perfect opportunity to practice each of the methods presented in the core text. Designed to be paired with the text chapter for chapter, the workbook breaks out each aspect of the research process into manageable parts and features new exercises and updated data sets. A solutions manual with answers to the workbook is available to adopters.
Working with Political Science Research Methods: Problems and Exercises, 3rd Edition
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Table of Contents
2. The Empirical Approach to Political Science
3. Beginning the Research Process: Identifying a Topic, Developing Questions, and Reviewing the Literature
4. The Building Blocks of Social Scientific Research: Hypotheses, Concepts, and Variables
5. The Building Blocks of Social Scientific Research: Measurement
6. Research Design: Making Causal Inferences
8. Making Empirical Observations: Direct and Indirect Observation
9. Document Analysis: Using the Written Record
10. Survey Research and Interviewing
11. Making Sense of Data: First Steps
12. Statistical Inference
13. Investigating Relationships between Two Variables
14. Multivariate Analysis
15. The Research Report: An Annotated Example
Jason D. Mycoff, University of DelawareJason D. Mycoff is assistant professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware. He is the author (with Joseph A. Pika) of Confrontation and Compromise: Presidential and Congressional Leadership, 2001-2006.
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