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Author Johnson, Janet Buttolph, 1950-
Title Political science research methods / Janet Buttolph Johnson, H. T. Reynolds.
Published Los Angeles : CQ Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  JA73 .J64 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 7th ed.
Description xxxi, 646 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The empirical approach to political science -- Beginning the research process : identifying a research topic, developing research questions, and reviewing the literature -- The building blocks of social scientific research : hypotheses, concepts, and variables -- The building blocks of social scientific research : measurement -- Research design : making causal inferences -- Sampling -- Making empirical observations : direct and indirect observation -- Document analysis : using the written record -- Survey research and interviewing -- Making sense of data : first steps -- Statistical inference -- Investigating relationships between two variables -- Multivariate analysis -- The research report : an annotated example.
Subject Political science -- Research -- Methodology.
Related Names Reynolds, H. T. (Henry T.)
ISBN 1608716899 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781608716890 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 751835270