Research and Writing in International Relations offers the step-by-step guidance and the essential resources needed to compose political science papers that go beyond description and into systematic and sophisticated inquiry.
This text focuses on areas where students often need help–finding a topic, developing a question, reviewing the literature, designing research, and last, writing the paper. Including current and detailed coverage on how to start research in the discipline’s major subfields, Research and Writing in International Relations gives students a classroom-tested approach that leads to better research and writing in introductory and advanced courses.
Table of Contents
PART I. THE RESEARCH AND WRITING PROCESS
Chapter One. Topic Selection and Question Development
Chapter Two. Scholarly Literature and the Literature Review
Chapter Three. Project Definition and Systematic Investigation
Chapter Four. Analysis and Writing
PART II. PROJECT RESOURCES
Chapter Five. International Conflict and National Security
Chapter Six. U.S. Foreign Policy
Chapter Seven. International Political Economy
Chapter Eight. International Organization and Law
Chapter Nine. Globalization/Global Issues
PART III. WRITING RESOURCES
Chapter Ten. Organizing Sources and Notes
Chapter Eleven. Citing Sources
Chapter Twelve. Following Style Guidelines
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