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Research design in European studies : establishing causality in Europeanization

Author: Theofanis Exadaktylos; Claudio M Radaelli
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: Palgrave studies in European Union politics.
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Informed by epistemological pluralism and state-of-the-art debate on research design in the social sciences, this volume combines conceptual elaboration with substantive research puzzles. Research Design in European Studies investigates different notions of causality and relates them to methods and techniques. Designed for use either in a course on European Union politics or in preparing projects on Europeanization,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Research design in European studies.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
(DLC) 2012010270
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theofanis Exadaktylos; Claudio M Radaelli
ISBN: 9781137005090 1137005092 9781137005120 1137005122
OCLC Number: 783811367
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 273 pages)
Contents: 1. Europeanization: The Challenge of Establishing Causality / C.M. Radaelli --
2. Looking for Causality in the Literature on Europeanization / T. Exadaktylos & C.M. Radaelli --
3. Causality in Quantitative Approaches / A.E. Toller --
4. Europeanization: A Critical Realist Perspective / I. Bache, S. Bulmer & D. Gunay --
5. Discursive Institutional Analytical Strategies / K. Lynggaard --
6. Beyond Non-compliance with Legal Norms / S. Saurugger --
7. Delayed Europeanization: Multiple Hypotheses and Small Number of Cases / D. Panke --
8. The Europeanization of Healthcare: Processes and Factors / D.S. Martinsen --
9. How Cities Encounter Europe: Mechanisms and Modes / S. Dossi --
10. Understanding Causality and Change in Party Politics / R. Ladrech --
11. Europeanization of Foreign Policy outside the Common Foreign and Security Policy / T. Exadaktylos --
12. Rival Hypotheses: Comparing the Roles of the EU and Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization in Good Governance Reforms / S. Ladi --
13. Being Clear Enough to be Wrong: Europeanization Refuted and Defended / K. Moumoutzis --
14. Lessons Learned: Beyond Causality / C.M. Radaelli & T. Exadaktylos.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in European Union politics.
Responsibility: edited by Theofanis Exadaktylos, Claudio M. Radaelli.
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A seminal text in European studies, which addresses issues of research design and causal analysis. The chapters draw on different methodological traditions, notions of causality, and methods and use  Read more...


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