Applying the Multiple Streams Framework (MSF) to a global range of case studies, this pioneering Modern Guide addresses how policymakers decide what issues to attend to and which choices to make or implement. In doing so it outlines that, far from being the exception, ambiguity and timing are integral parts of every comparative explanation of the policy process.
Public diplomacy has become one of the central instruments of foreign policy and
national security; this crucial Research Agenda provides a new outline for its
investigation. Aiding the comprehension of the broad boundaries of the field, it
proposes a clear starting point for contemporary research into important areas of
Explaining both the theoretical and practical aspects of doing qualitative research, the book uses examples from real-world research projects to emphasise how to conduct qualitative research in the social sciences. Pranee Liamputtong draws together contributions covering qualitative research in cultural and medical anthropology, sociology, gender studies, political science, criminology, demography, economic sciences, social work, and education.
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Teaching Federalism presents innovative ideas for teaching a wide variety of key concepts of federalism and federal-country cases. Each chapter introduces a topic, explains its place in federalism research, and provides learning objectives, pedagogical tools, and questions for class discussions, student essays, and examinations. Evaluation and reading suggestions are included as well.
Political theory deals with profound questions about human nature, political
principles, and the limits of knowledge. In Teaching Political Theory, Nicholas
Tampio shows how political theorists may take a pluralistic approach to help
students investigate the deepest levels of political life.
Providing expert advice from established scholars in the field of political science, this engaging companion book to Teaching Undergraduate Political Methodology imparts informative guidance on teaching research methods across the graduate curriculum. Written in a concise yet comprehensive style, it illustrates practical and conceptual advice, alongside more detailed chapters focussing on the different aspects of teaching political methodology.
Providing expert advice from established scholars in the field of political science, this engaging book imparts informative guidance on teaching research methods across the undergraduate curriculum. Written in a concise yet comprehensive style, it illustrates practical and conceptual advice, alongside more detailed chapters focussing on the different aspects of teaching political methodology.
Capturing years of innovation within contemporary action research, Hilary Bradbury
highlights where action research for transformations (ART) is directed: towards
responding to climate change and achieving global sustainability goals. Paying
particular attention to social justice, the book brings together the human and
social sciences, exploring the impact action research can make.
This innovative book proposes a conceptual framework to integrate the ecological and tourism aspects of Protected Area regulation, assisting decision-makers to develop contextually effective laws and management plans that avoid over-regulating or under-regulating tourism, given the areas' ecological profiles.