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Block 1 - Conducting Systematic Political Research: An Overview

Block 2 - The Problem: Essence of the Research Project

Block  3 - The Literature Review: Becoming Familiar with Your Topic

Part One Review Questions

Block  4 - An Overview of the Political World

Block  5 - The American Political Process

Block  6 - Public Administration and Public Policy

Block  7 - Comparative Politics

Block  8 - International Relations

Part Two Review Questions

Block  9 - Elements of Research: Determining Causal Relationships

Block  10 - Understanding Measurement

Block 11 - The Research Design

Block  12 - Data Collection and Input

Block  13 - Univariate Statistics

Block  14 - Bivariate Statistics

Block  15 - Multivariate Analysis

Block  16 - Putting It All Together

Part Three Review Questions

Sample Research Studies

Political Science World Wide Web Resources

Bibliography