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Research support for political scientists

Stephen F Szabo

Research support for political scientists

a guide to sources of funds for research fellowships, grants, and contracts

by Stephen F Szabo

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Published by Departmental Services Program, American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science -- Research -- Research grants -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 123-126

    Statementcompiled by Stephen F. Szabo
    ContributionsAmerican Political Science Association. Departmental Services Program
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14452150M
    ISBN 100915654431

    Altruism and Mass Political Preferences Political scientists (as well as economists, sociologists, and other social scientists) have tended to focus on individual or in-group self-interest as a motive in shaping both political and non-political behaviors. many racially liberal white Americans express greater support for black political.   Race matters in both national and international politics. Starting from this perspective, African American Perspectives on Political Science presents original essays from leading African American political tively, they evaluate the discipline, its subfields, the quality of race-related research, and omissions in the literature.

    are taking courses in political science. Although many political scientists are avid partisans, and some political scientists have even run for elected offices or have advised elected officials, for the most part this is not the focus of modern political science. Instead, political science is about the scientific study of political Size: KB. Sabbatical fellowships of up to $40, to supplement a sabbatical/research leave. American Political Science Association Political Science () Congressional fellowships and small grants supporting individual political scientists. American Sociological Association Sociology ()

      Political Science research papers can easily become overly complex and weak if there are too many ideas scattered across assignment. In order to remedy such situation, choose suitable political science research topics that not only meet initial requirements, but suit author’s personal interest and skills. This book seeks to provide a straightforward yet comprehensive examination of political research methods from the undergraduate perspective. It does not (and indeed cannot) make the research process 'easy', but rather raises the issues and considerations which confront any researchers undertaking their own research - be it quantitative or.


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