Bolded key terms, a glossary and explanatory charts, figures, and tables help aid students learning. Helpful-hint boxes give students nuts-and-bolts reminders they can refer to when conducting their own research.
Janet Buttolph Johnson is associate professor of political science and international relations at the University of Delaware, where she specializes in public policy, state and local politics, and environmental policy and politics. H.T. Reynolds is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Delaware. He is the author of Governing America with David Volger, The Analysis of Nominal Data, 2nd Edition, and has published several articles on methodology.