13. Jan 2021, 4.00 pm | Willy Brandt School of Public Policy

Social Science Concepts and Measurement: Guidelines For Creating Concepts

Willy Brandt School of Public Policy
Prof. Gary Goertz (University of Notre Dame)
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Public to members of the University

Guest talk with Prof. Gary Goertz (University of Notre Dame). The event is part of the Research Design and Methods course at Willy Brandt School of Public Policy. Participation via Webex.

Gary Goertz is Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of 10 books and over 50 articles and chapters on international conflict and peace, institutions, norms, and methodology. His many methods books include A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences, and Multi-Method Research, Causal Mechanisms and Case Studies.

In this virtual event, Gary Goertz will talk about his work on the theory and methodology of concepts for the social sciences, based on the recently published and fully revised edition of Social Science Concepts and Measurement (Princeton University Press, 2020).


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