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(p. 1225) Political Methodology

(p. 1225) Political Methodology

    • About the Contributors xi

  • Part I Introduction

    1. 1. Political Science Methodology 3

      Janet M. Box-Steffensmeier, Henry E. Brady & David Collier

  • Part II Approaches To Social Science Methodology

    1. 2. Normative Methodology 35

      Russell Hardin

    2. 3. Meta-methodology: Clearing the Underbrush 48

      Mark Bevir

    3. 4. Agent-based Modeling 71

      Scott de Marchi & Scott E. Page

  • Part III Concepts and Measurement

    1. 5. Concepts, Theories, and Numbers: A Checklist for Constructing, Evaluating, and Using Concepts or Quantitative Measures 97

      Gary Goertz

    2. 6. Measurement 119

      Simon Jackman

    3. 7. Typologies: Forming Concepts and Creating Categorical Variables 152

      David Collier, Jody LaPorte & Jason Seawright

    4. 8. Measurement versus Calibration: A Set-theoretic Approach 174

      Charles C. Ragin

    5. 9. The Evolving Influence of Psychometrics in Political Science 199

      Keith T. Poole

  • (p. 1226) Part IV Causality and Explanation in Social Research

    1. 10. Causation and Explanation in Social Science 217

      Henry E. Brady

    2. 11. The Neyman–Rubin Model of Causal Inference and Estimation via Matching Methods 271

      Jasjeet S. Sekhon

    3. 12. On Types of Scientific Enquiry: The Role of Qualitative Reasoning 300

      David A. Freedman

    4. 13. Studying Mechanisms to Strengthen Causal Inferences in Quantitative Research 319

      Peter Hedström

  • Part V Experiments, Quasi-Experiments, and Natural Experiments

    1. 14. Experimentation in Political Science 339

      Rebecca B. Morton & Kenneth C. Williams

    2. 15. Field Experiments and Natural Experiments 357

      Alan S. Gerber & Donald P. Green

  • Part VI Quantitative Tools for Descriptive and Causal Inference: General Methods

    1. 16. Survey Methodology 385

      Richard Johnston

    2. 17. Endogeneity and Structural Equation Estimation in Political Science 404

      John E. Jackson

    3. 18. Structural Equation Models 432

      Kenneth A. Bollen, Sophia Rabe-Hesketh & Anders Skrondal

    4. (p. 1227) 19. Time-series Analysis 456

      Jon C. Pevehouse & Jason D. Brozek

    5. 20. Time-series Cross-section Methods 475

      Nathaniel Beck

    6. 21. Bayesian Analysis 494

      Andrew D. Martin

  • Part VII Quantitative Tools for Descriptive and Causal Inference: Special Topics

    1. 22. Discrete Choice Methods 513

      Garrett Glasgow & R. Michael Alvarez

    2. 23. Survival Analysis 530

      Jonathan Golub

    3. 24. Cross-level/Ecological Inference 547

      Wendy K. Tam Cho & Charles F. Manski

    4. 25. Empirical Models of Spatial Interdependence 570

      Robert J. Franzese, Jr. & Jude C. Hays

    5. 26. Multilevel Models 605

      Bradford S. Jones

  • Part VIII Qualitative Tools for Descriptive and Causal Inference

    1. 27. Counterfactuals and Case Studies 627

      Jack S. Levy

    2. 28. Case Selection for Case-study Analysis: Qualitative and Quantitative Techniques 645

      John Gerring

    3. 29. Interviewing and Qualitative Field Methods: Pragmatism and Practicalities 685

      Brian C. Rathbun

    4. (p. 1228) 30. Process Tracing: A Bayesian Perspective 702

      Andrew Bennett

    5. 31. Case-oriented Configurational Research: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA), Fuzzy Sets, and Related Techniques 722

      Benoît Rihoux

    6. 32. Comparative-historical Analysis in Contemporary Political Science 737

      James Mahoney & P. Larkin Terrie

    7. 33. Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods 756

      James D. Fearon & David D. Laitin

  • Part IX Organizations, Institutions, and Movements in the Field of Methodology

    1. 34. Qualitative and Multimethod Research: Organizations, Publication, and Reflections on Integration 779

      David Collier & Colin Elman

    2. 35. Quantitative Methodology 796

      Charles H. Franklin

    3. 36. Forty Years of Publishing in Quantitative Methodology 814

      Michael S. Lewis-Beck

    4. 37. The EITM Approach: Origins and Interpretations 828

      John H. Aldrich, James E. Alt & Arthur Lupia

  • Index 844