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Podcast series

“New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science”

We are very pleased to share that Nick Cheesman (Australian National University) has launched a new podcast series in the New Books Network of podcasts, on New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science that features interviews with authors of essential interpretive research methods texts, and exemplary studies in interpretive political and social science. It is produced in collaboration with the Interpretive Methodologies and Methods group of the American Political Science Association.

The series explores books in the Routledge Series on Interpretive Method, edited by Dvora Yanow and Peri Schwartz-Shea, as well as books that have received the IMM’s Charles Taylor Award.

Episode 6.

Lisa Wedeen, Authoritarian Apprehensions. Ideology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria (University of Chicago, 2019):


Episode 5.

Mark Bevir and Jason Blakely, Interpretive Social Science. An Anti-Naturalist Approach (Oxford University Press, 2018):

Episode 4.
James C. Scott, Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States (Yale University Press, 2017):

Episode 3.
Frederic C. Schaffer, Elucidating Social Science Concepts (Routledge Press, 2016):

Episode 2.
Sarah Marie Wiebe, Everyday Exposure: Indigenous Mobilization and Environmental Justice in Canada’s Chemical Valley (University of British Columbia Press, 2016):

Episode 1.
Peregrine Schwartz-Shea and Dvora Yanow, Interpretive Research Design: Concepts and Processes (Routledge, 2012):

To pitch a book, or for more information about the channel, please contact the host: Nick Cheesman, email: nick.cheesman@anu.edu.au