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Title Muddy Boots and Smart Suits : Researching Asia-Pacific Affairs / edited by Nicholas Farrelly, Amy King, Michael Wesley and Hugh White.
Imprint Singapore : ISEAS Publishing, 2017.

Subject Pacific Area -- Politics and government.
Asia -- Politics and government.
Pacific Area -- Research.
Asia -- Research.
Alt Name White, Hugh,
Wesley, Michael, 1968-
King, Amy, 1982-
Farrelly, Nicholas, 1982-
Description 1 online resource (x, 230 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-224) and index.
Note In English.
Print version record.
Contents Contents -- 1. Introduction to Research in Asia-Pacific Affairs -- SECTION I: IN THE FIELD -- 2. Studying Policy from the Ground Up: The Solomon Islands Case -- 3. Reflections on Political Cultures in Thought and Action -- 4. Human Considerations in Conflicted Societies -- SECTION II: ANALYSING POLITICS -- 5. The Design-based Revolution in Comparative Politics -- 6. Count Me In: Quantitative Research in Asia-Pacific Affairs -- SECTION III; SHAPING A REGION -- 7. History, Conflict, and Contexts: Remembering World War II in Asia -- 8. Regionalism and Global Powers
SECTION IV: CONFLICT AND ORDER9. War and Order: Thinking about Military Force in International Affairs -- 10. Power, Prestige, and Order -- 11. Strategic Culture in the Asia-Pacific: Putting Policy in Context -- SECTION V: POLICY AND PRACTICE -- 12. Securing the Local and the Global: The Story of Policy Engagement -- 13. Muddy Boots and Smart Suits: Practical Considerations for Research in the Twenty-first Century -- Bibliography
Summary From grassroots conflicts to great power relations, this book explores some of the key concepts, methodologies, and dilemmas of researching Asia-Pacific affairs. The book deals with key questions about the Asia Pacific: Why should we study policy from the 'ground up'? What are the human considerations for societies in conflict? Why is regionalism important and how do global powers play a role? Should Asia-Pacific researchers embrace the design-based revolution in the social sciences? Muddy Boots and Smart Suits is for students, scholars, and policymakers in the region looking for a new way to.
ISBN 9789814459785
9789814459792 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1012783707
Additional Format Print version: Muddy Boots and Smart Suits. Singapore : ISEAS Publishing, 2017 9789814459785 981445978X (DLC) 2017344276 (OCoLC)988900287.

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