Johnson, Janet Buttolph, 1950-

Political science research methods / Janet Buttolph Johnson, H. T. Reynolds. - 7th ed. - Thousand Oaks : CQ Press / SAGE Publications, c.2012. - xxxi, 646 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

empirical approach to political science -- Beginning the research process : identifying a research topic, developing research questions, and reviewing the literature -- building blocks of social scientific research : hypotheses, concepts, and variables -- 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 -- research report : an annotated example. The The The The

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Political science--Research--Methodology.





320.072 / JOH

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