Table of contents for Interpretation and method : empirical research methods and the interpretive turn / edited by Dvora Yanow and Peregrine Schwartz-Shea.

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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
About the Editors and Contributors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

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