Organized to complement an introductory course in political science research methods, this work aims to help students understand research as it is actually practiced. Each chapter opens with an explanation of basic concepts and methods of political research.In scientific research, theanalyst mustdesign operational definitions thatnot onlyhave recognizable meanings to readers, but thatalso produceusabledata. ... They must meaningfully measurethe conceptin question, andthey must do so consistently across different subjectsand atdifferent times. ... If ada is the correct answer to a question, all students selecting this answer will receive exactly the same credit.
|Title||:||The Political Research Experience: Readings and Analysis|
|Author||:||Marcus E. Ethridge|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-02-12|