The craft of political research / W. Phillips Shively
Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, 1990
xiii, 174p. ; ill ; 23cm
Doing research -- Political theories and research topics -- The importance of dimensional thinking -- Problems of measurement: accuracy -- Problems of measurement: precision -- Causal thinking and the design of research -- Introduction to statistics: measuring relationships for interval data -- Introduction to statistics: further topics on measurement of relationships -- Introduction to statistics: inference, or how to gamble on your research -- What do theories come from?