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The Craft of Political Research


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1 Doing Research 2 Political Theories and Research Topics 3 Importance of Dimensional Thinking 4 Problems of Measurement: Accuracy 5 Problems of Measurement: Precision 6 Causal Thinking and Design of Research 7 Selection of Observations for Study 8 Introduction to Statistics: Measuring Relationships for Interval Data 9 Introduction to Statistics: Further Topics on Measurement of Relationships 10 Introduction to Statistics 11 Where Do Theories Come From?

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W. Phillips Shively wrote this book in 1970, when he was an assistant professor at Yale University. In teaching a number of sections of Introduction to Research to undergraduates there, he had found that the students benefited from an introduction that emphasized the internal logic of research methods and the collective, cooperative nature of the research process. He could not find a book that presented things in this way at a sufficiently elementary level to be readily accessible by undergraduates. And so he wrote The Craft of Political Research.

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