Research Methods in Political Science: An Introduction Using MicroCase / Edition 5

Research Methods in Political Science: An Introduction Using MicroCase / Edition 5

by Michael Corbett, Michael K. Le Roy, Michael K. Le Roy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534573614

ISBN-13: 9780534573614

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This text/software package walks students through the entire research process, giving them hands-on experience in research methods. Each chapter begins with an explanation of methodologies used in political science, followed by a worksheet section where students apply what they have learned.  See more details below

Overview

This text/software package walks students through the entire research process, giving them hands-on experience in research methods. Each chapter begins with an explanation of methodologies used in political science, followed by a worksheet section where students apply what they have learned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534573614
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Getting Started. 1. A Brief Overview of Research Methods in Political Science. 2. Measurement I: The Basic Ideas. 3. Measurement II: Types of Data. 4. Variables, Variation, and Explanation. 5. Hypotheses. 6. Sampling. 7. Data Preparation and Entry. 8. Descriptive Statistics. 9. How to Read a Cross-tabulation. 10. Tests of Statistical Significance and Measures of Association. 11. Bivariate Analysis Using ANOVA. 12. Cross-tabulation and Statistics: Controlling for a Third Variable. 13. Correlation and Regression. 14. The Overall Process. Appendices. A. Independent Projects. B. Senators Data. C. Variable Names and Sources. Glossary.

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