Research Design in Political Science

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-03-04
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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This is a comprehensive guide to contemporary research design in Political Science introducing a wide range of cutting-edge research models and examining their respective implications.

Author Biography

Dimiter Toshkov is Associate Professor of Public Administration at Leiden University, the Netherlands.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Types of Research and Research Questions
3. Theory in the Research Process
4. Concepts and Operationalization
5. Measurement and Description
6. Explanation and Causality
7. Experimental Designs
8. Large-N Designs
9. Comparative Designs
10. Single Case Study Designs
11. Mixed and Nested Designs
12. Communicating Research

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