Ece Özlem AtikcanPortrait of Ece Özlem Atikcan, of the University of Warwick, is one of the professors associated with the Jean Monnet Network on Transatlantic Trade Politics. Her research combines a theoretical focus on political campaigns, issue framing, politicisation of trade agreements, transnational social movements, and diffusion with a regional focus on the European Union.

Alongside Jean-Frédéric Morin and Christian Olsson, she edited Research Methods in the Social Sciences: An A-Z of key conceptsa 336-page book published by Oxford University Press.

The book’s description is as follows:

Research Methods in the Social Sciences is a comprehensive yet compact A-Z for undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking qualitative and quantitative research across the social sciences, featuring 71 entries that cover a wide range of concepts, methods, and theories.

  • Covers quantitative and qualitative methods, with an emphasis on applying concepts to real-world examples.
  • Over 70 entries covering well-established research methods concepts and emerging ideas.
  • Concepts are defined and then discussed in terms of practical use, strengths and weaknesses, and current status in academic practice.
  • Uses cross-references to help readers link related concepts together and build a comprehensive understanding of research methods.
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support