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Online Resources – Research Methods

Online Resources – Research Methods

Online guide to research design and methods – including material on sources, ethics, research design, qualitative / quantitative and research presentation.

One World, Many Actors

One World, Many Actors

The academic discipline of International Relations has gradually moved away from a dominant focus on the state and the system to deal more with the role and perspective of groups and individuals.

Methods War: How Ideas Matter within Political Science

Methods War: How Ideas Matter within Political Science

Calls for qualitative scholars to share their fieldwork notes is not only illegal, but also threatens the integrity and quality of the qualitative research process.

Using Quantitative Methods: The Case of the Arab world

Using Quantitative Methods: The Case of the Arab world

The debate over qualitative, quantitative and mixed approaches is vibrant in the social sciences. Yet, Arab voices have been absent from the debate.

How to Motivate Students to Discuss Research Design

How to Motivate Students to Discuss Research Design

It pays off to come down from the “sage on stage” position and show that your work is not perfect by having students tear apart your own old projects.

Interview – J. Ann Tickner

Interview – J. Ann Tickner

Professor J. Ann Ticker discusses the vibrancy of contemporary feminist IR, the divide between positivism and postpositivism and the need for IR from the margins.

The Need for an English School Research Programme

The Need for an English School Research Programme

Until practitioners begin to define precisely what an ES research programme would look like, the School’s impact on international theory remains outside the mainstream.

Interview – Charles King

Interview – Charles King

Professor King discusses the decline of International Studies, the growth of quantitative methods in IR, and the issue of presenting research findings to wider audiences.

Interview – Max Abrahms

Interview – Max Abrahms

Max Abrahms defends his proposition that terrorism is a losing tactic, reflects on the varying motives behind terrorism, and suggests an approach for countering ISIS.

What Does (the Study of) World Politics Sound Like?

What Does (the Study of) World Politics Sound Like?

Music and music-making can enhance a body of work that looks to de-reify received analytical categories of the discipline and thereby continue to enrich its key debates.

Collage: An Art-inspired Methodology for Studying Laughter in World Politics

Collage: An Art-inspired Methodology for Studying Laughter in World Politics

To think through collage is to invent and apply conceptual frames and create juxtapositions that disrupt and render historically contingent accepted knowledge practices.

Military Videogames, Geopolitics and Methods

Military Videogames, Geopolitics and Methods

A player-based approach unveils actual experiences of videogames offering a creative and grounded approach to a fuller understanding of pop culture in world politics.

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