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TC Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. Meaning and Methodology 1. Thinking Interpretively: Philosophical Presuppositions and the Human Sciences Dvora Yanow 2. Contending Conceptions of Science and Politics: Methodology and the Constitution of the Political Mary Hawkesworth 3. Generalization in Comparative and Historical Social Science: The Difference that Interpretivism Makes Robert Adcock 4. Neither Rigorous Nor Objective? Interrogating Criteria For Knowledge Claims in Interpretive Science Dvora Yanow 5. Judging Quality: Evaluative Criteria and Epistemic Communities Peregrine Schwartz-Shea Part II. Accessing and Generating Data 6. Talking Our Way to Meaningful Explanations: A Practice-centered View of Interviewing for Interpretive Research Joe Soss 7. Ordinary Language Interviewing Frederic Charles Schaffer 8. Seeing with an Ethnographic Sensibility: Explorations Beneath the Surface of Public Policies Ellen Pader 9. High Politics and Low Data: Globalization Discourses and Popular Culture Jutta Weldes 10. The Numeration of Events: Studying Political Protest in India Dean E. McHenry, Jr Part III. Analyzing data 11. Political Science As History: A Reflexive Approach Ido Oren 12. Studying the Careers of Knowledge Claims: Applying Science Studies to Legal Studies Pamela Brandwein 13. Ethnography, Identity, and the Production of Knowledge Samer Shehata 14. Making Sense of Making Sense: Configurational Analysis and the Double Hermeneutic Patrick Thaddeus Jackson 15. How Narratives Explain Mark Bevir 16. Critical Interpretation and Interwar Peace Movements: Challenging Dominant Narratives Cecelia Lynch 17. Value-critical Policy Analysis: The Case of Language Policy in the United States Ronald Schmidt, Sr. 18. Stories for Research Steven Maynard-Moody and Michael Musheno 19. Interpretive Content Analysis: Stories and Arguments in Analytic Documents Clare Ginger 20. How Built Spaces Mean: A Semiotics of Space Dvora Yanow Part IV. Re-recognizing Interpretive Methodologies in the Human Sciences 21. We Call It a Grain of Sand: The Interpretive Orientation and a Human Social Science Timothy Pachirat 22. Thinking and Doing Social Science in a Humanistic Manner Dvora Yanow and Peregrine Schwartz-Shea References About the Editors and Contributors Index
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Political science -- Methodology.
Political science -- Research -- Methodology.