This exciting new text consolidates the how's and why's of researching powerful people.

Written by a leading authority in the field, this book introduces the reader to a significant area of methodology, and provides a research-based contribution to elite and leadership studies. It offers a truly international perspective that will appeal to those studying and working with elites in a variety of contexts.

Useful features include: A variety of case studies and examples linked to over 1000 sources and resources; Extensive use of figures throughout the text to illustrate key points; Templates and models for planning and presentations

The book promotes a practical future-oriented approach to support and inspire academic, professional and civil society researchers at all levels. It introduces new research frameworks and facilitates critical techniques through Critical Process Analysis.

This is a must-have resource and an excellent new addition to the field of elite and leadership studies.

Data

Data

Something known or assumed as fact, and made the basis of reasoning or calculation. (OED)

Nobel laureate Conrad Lorenz commented that the purpose of research is ‘to see what has never been seen before’,1 which implies seeing what other people see, and thinking what other people have not thought. Charles Darwin saw life forms that were seen by ...

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