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Crisis of Democracy and the Role of Political Science

January 4, 2017

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Hans Keman examines the role of Political Science in today’s changing society. […]

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Working with Paradata, Marginalia and Fieldnotes

December 16, 2016

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res-meths-library-4colRosalind Edwards, John Goodwin. Henrietta O’Connor and Ann Phoenix ask whether the by-products of research activity be treated as data and of research interest in themselves.

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The Emergence of University-Private Firm Research and Development Agreements

September 30, 2016

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rausser-jkt-imageDue to declining governmental funding for basic science, public-private research partnerships have played an increasingly important role in supporting innovative university research and development. This article presents an assessment of the changing research and development landscape and the role of such partnerships to empower universities in promoting economic growth. Gordon Rausser explains.

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Research in Urban Economies: Why Policy should be Tailor Made for Individual Cities – by Peter Kresl

March 26, 2013

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CityNow is the time for the cities!”   Such was the declaration of the Eurocities Manifesto of 2002, thus marking the transition from a global economy dominated by nations to one in which cities and urban regions have come to be of primary policy interest.  In the new Handbook Of Research Methods And Applications In Urban Economies, two dozen researchers examine aspects of research approaches to the study of this emerging policy interest, how this differs among cities on different continents, the relationship of individual cities to the global and to their more immediate economic environments, and the nature of their internal structures.

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Research Methods in Tourism: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches. By Larry Dwyer.

September 7, 2012

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Professor Larry Dwyer examines established and emerging qualitative and quantitative research methods in tourism, offering a summary of his book Handbook Of Research Methods In Tourism: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, (Edited by Larry Dwyer, Alison Gill and Neelu Seetaram).

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