Political Research: An Introduction has been designed to provide an excellent starting point for those new to the area of Research Methods. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject and sets out the key issues involved in doing research in Politics. It guides students through a complex and often daunting subject by exploring the many concepts associated with the field, as well as offering practical advice on research practices and information resources.
Features and benefits of this textbook include:
* boxed case studies in each chapter to illustrate and clarify key concepts, and highlight the practical use of different research methods
* a useful glossary, giving easy access to definitions of key terms
* a dedicated web-site containing sample material, extra case studies, important links, and essential resources for both teachers and students.