Political science and/or international relations professors are familiar with this situation: a student comes to their office with a request (usually urgent) for guidance on the theoretical framework for their undergraduate dissertation. They have a vague idea of the topic on which they want to write their undergraduate thesis, but they still need to know whether the chosen theories 'fit' the topic. In other words, they take a ready-made theory and transfer it entirely to the research topic. The student then tries to show that the selected theory helps to 'explain' what it describes in the...
|Translated title of the contribution||How to start the research process? The usefulness of the "jigsaw puzzle|
|Title of host publication||Cultura de la investigación para los estudios urbanos, políticos e internacionales|
|Editors||Enver Torregroza , Mery Castillo|
|Place of Publication||Bogotá|
|Publisher||Universidad del Rosario|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2013|