New Books in Interpretive Political and Social Science Podcast

The podcast is a regular series exploring many of the latest and greatest books in interpretive political and social science. These include books published in the Routledge Series on Interpretive Method, edited by Dvora Yanow and Peri Schwartz-Shea, and recipients of the IMM’s Charles Taylor Award.

The podcast is hosted by the IMM’s own, Nick Cheesman (Australian National University).

For more information and the latest podcasts, please visit the podcast homepage and read the interview with host, Nick Cheesman.


Episode 13.
Mona El-Ghobashy, Bread and Freedom: Egypt’s Revolutionary Situation (Stanford University Press, 2021):

Episode 12.
Anastasia Shesterinina, Mobilizing in Uncertainty: Collective Identities and War in Abkhazia (Cornell University Press, 2021):

Episode 11.
Erica Simmons and Nicholas Rush Smith, Rethinking Comparison: Innovative Methods for Qualitative Political Inquiry (Cambridge University Press, 2021):

Episode 10.
Diana S. Kim, Empires of Vice:The Rise of Opium Prohibition Across Southeast Asia (Princeton University Press, 2020):

Episode 9.
Cecelia Lynch,
Interpreting International Politics (Routledge, 2014):

Episode 8.
Natasha Behl, Gendered Citizenship: Understanding Gendered Violence in Democratic India (Oxford University Press, 2019):

Episode 7.
Lee Ann Fujii, Interviewing in Social Science Research: A Relational Approach (Routledge, 2018), with Jessica Soedirgo and Aarie Glas: 

Episode 6.
Lisa Wedeen, Authoritarian Apprehensions: Ideology, Judgment, and Mourning in Syria (University of Chicago Press, 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-Shae and Dvora Yanow, Interpretive Research Design: Concepts and Processes (Routledge, 2012):

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