Publisher description for Ways of knowing : competing methodologies and methods in social and political research / Jonathon W. Moses and Torbjrn L. Knutsen.

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This major new textbook on methodology in social and political science focuses centrally on the debate between positivist and constructivist approaches. It introduces in a lively and accessible way a range of key issues--from the nature of knowledge to the strengths and weaknesses of the main research methods--showing how methodological pluralism can be combined with intellectual rigor.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social sciences -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Comparative method.
Social sciences -- Research.