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Boost critical thinking through research and writing
Research and Writing in Comparative Politics introduces students to the language and principles of research as it pertains to the discipline of comparative politics. Walking students through the writing and research process step by step, authors Sharon Spray and Laura Roselle help students become better critical thinkers and by encouraging them to explore not only relationships among variables, but also the strength of those relationships. Designed as a supplement to the different types of comparative politics texts on the market today, this text is a helpful resource for students who are new to research, as well as for more advanced students who want to review the basic concepts of research and writing in the discipline.
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About the Author
Laura Roselle joined Elon University in 1993 after completing a PhD in Political Science at Stanford University. She was named Elon University Distinguished Scholar in 2009 and was chosen as a Senior Faculty Fellow for 2011-2013. Roselle is the Director of Elon’s Turnage Family Faculty Innovation and Creativity Fund for the Study of Political Communication. She is also a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at Duke University (2007-). Roselle is the co-editor of the Routledge book series Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics & Society, and she is co-editor of the journal Media, War & Conflict. Her most recent book is Strategic Narratives, Communication Power & the New World Order.
Table of ContentsPART I: THE RESEARCH AND WRITING PROCESS
1. Topic Selection and Question Development
2. Scholarly Literature and the Literature Review
3. Project Definition and Systematic Investigation
4. Writing and Analysis
PART II: RESEARCH STARTING POINTS
5. Starting Points for Research on Africa
6. Starting Points for Research on Asia
7. Starting Points for Research on Europe
8. Starting Points for Research on Latin America
9. Starting Points for Research on Middle East
10. Organizing Sources and Notes
11. Citing Sources
12. Following Style Guidelines