Departmental staff are involved in a variety of funded research projects in research methodology, political science, social psychology, sociology, criminology, statistics and anthropology.
Some recent Department of Methodology publications:
Laver, M. and Benoit, K. (forthcoming). “The basic arithmetic of legislative decisions.” American Journal of Political Science.
Brunton-Smith, I., Jackson, J. and Sutherland, A. (2014). ‘Bridging Structure and Perception: On the Neighbourhood Ecology of Beliefs and Worries about Violent Crime', British Journal of Criminology, doi: 10.1093/bjc/azu020.
Lauderdale, B. E. (2013). Does Inattention to Political Debate Explain the Polarization Gap Between the U.S. Congress and Public? Public Opinion Quarterly, 77(S): 2-23.
Hangartner, D. and Hainmueller, J. (2013). Who gets a Swiss Passport?: A Natural Experiment in Immigrant Discrimination. American Political Science Review, 107 (1), 159-187
Hangartner, D. and Hainmueller, J. (2013). . , 107 (1), 159-187
Kuha, J. and Jackson, J. (2013). The Item Count Method for Sensitive Survey Questions: Modelling Criminal Behaviour. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series C (Applied Statistics). doi: 10.1111/rssc.12018.
Jones, A. (2013). A Tripartite Conceptualisation of Urban Public Space as a Site for Play: Evidence from South Bank, London. Urban Geography. doi: 10.1080/02723638.2013.784081.
Karen, K., Kidd, L. Lawrence, M., McPherson, K., Cayless, S. and Cornish, F. (2013). Systematic Review of Reviews of Behavioural HIV Prevention Interventions among Men who have Sex with Men. AIDS care, 25 (2). pp. 133-150.
Lowe, W. and Benoit, K. (2013). Validating Estimates of Latent Traits From Textual Data Using Human Judgment as a Benchmark. Political Analysis, 21: 298-313.
Mejlgaard, N. and Stares, S. (2013). Performed and Preferred Participation in Science and Technology Across Europe: Exploring an Alternative Idea of 'Democratic Deficit'. Public Understanding of Science, 22 (6). pp. 660-673.
Jackson, J., Huq, A., Bradford, B. and Tyler, T. R. (2013). Monopolizing Force? Police Legitimacy and Public Attitudes towards the Acceptability of Violence. Psychology, Public Policy and Law. doi: 10.1037/a0033852. Published online Oct 14, 2013.
Gaskell, G., Gottweis, H., Starkbaum, J., Gerber, M. M., et al (2013). Publics and biobanks: Pan-European diversity and the challenge of responsible innovation. European Journal of Human Genetics, 21(1), 14–20.
Suerdem, A. K., Bauer, M. W., Howard, S. and Ruby, L. (2013) PUS in Turbulent Times II: A Shifting Vocabulary that Brokers Inter-disciplinary Knowledge. Public Understanding of Science, 22, 1, 2-15.