Pollock, Philip H.

The essentials of political analysis / Philip H. Pollock. - 4th ed. - Washington, DC : CQ Press, c2012. - xvii, 256 p. : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

1. The definition and measurement of concepts -- 2. Measuring and describing variables -- 3. Proposing explanations, framing hypotheses and making comparisons -- 4. Research design and the logic of control -- 5. Making controlled comparisons -- 6. Foundations of statistical inference -- 7. Tests of significance and measures of association -- 8. Correlation and linear regression -- 9. Logistic regression -- 10. Thinking empirically, thinking probabilistically.

9781608716869 (pbk.)


Political science -- Research -- Methodology -- Textbooks.

JA86 / .P65 2012

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