The Power of Words: Content Analysis for Political Science

Words matter in political science. Politics, political theory and political change are often expressed through the spoken and written word and political science is influenced by many other disciplines including: economics, history, law, sociology, philosophy and psychology. Political analysis involves researching news articles, magazines, advertisements, speeches, press releases, social media and much more. The volume of available text has exploded in the digital age. This explosion is partly due to the rapid move to store and distribute documents in...

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QDA Miner 5: New Tree Grid Display

QDA Miner 5 is now available. The latest version offers a variety of new features that allows you to directly import data from more sources, better analyze your data and gives you more options to display your results. In this Blog, we have highlighted some of the new features and provided a quick review as to how to use them. One of the new features in QDA Mine 5 is a new tree grid report format for the coding frequency and the coding by variable commands. It allows you to view the results organized according to the codebook hierarchical structure....

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