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Theory, case, and method in comparative politics

by Nikolaos Zahariadis

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Published by Harcourt Brace College Publishers in Fort Worth, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementNikolaos Zahariadis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF51 .Z34 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1019366M
    ISBN 100155031775
    LC Control Number96077229
    OCLC/WorldCa35754300

    Method and Theory in Comparative Politics The metaphor of the black box is instructive, but we should be careful not to take it too far, for comparative analysis is more than just opening up the blackAuthor: Timothy Lim.   It is my hope, as aforementioned, to generate increased awareness, acknowledgement and application of the method and approach of case studies, the value of which to the comparative analysis of politics should not be underused. Case Studies and Theory Testing. As abovementioned case studies could play a central role in the testing of extant.

    Some of the liveliest debates about methodology in the social sciences center on comparative research. This essay concentrates on comparative politics, a field often defined by reference to the use of a particular “comparative method,” but it also bears on sociology, where there is active controversy about methodological by: POLITICAL SCIENCE COMPARATIVE POLITICS. Causal mechanisms in large-N case-studies Self-interest Assumptions eg Behaviour Social interaction Norms values 12 POLITICAL SCIENCE COMPARATIVE POLITICS. 3. The comparative-historical method ; Thinking without comparison is unthinkable (Swanson, quoted by JK Helderman) Seeks a balance between N and.

    Contents Books About: The groundbreaking first edition of Principles of Comparative Politics offered the most comprehensive and up-to-date view of the rich world of comparative inquiry, research, and scholarship. Now, this thoroughly revised second edition offers students an even better guide to cross-national comparison and why it matters. political science, the study of government and political processes, institutions, and behavior. Government and politics have been studied and commented on since the time of the ancient Greeks. However, it is only with the general systematization of the social sciences in the last years that political science has emerged as a separate definable area of study.


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Wear to cover, corners of page-block, and ends of spine. Comparative Politics provides a comprehensive, theoretical, and methodological introduction to the field of comparative politics. In the sciences, theory is tested through direct experimentation.

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In the sciences, theory is tested through direct experimentation. In politics, however, social scientists cannot simply manipulate an institution or law to see what might happen.

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Theory, Case, and Method in Comparative Politics: Nikolaos Zahariadis: Books - Comparative Politics and the Comparative Method Third, the comparative method and method in comparative politics book here re-garded as a method of discovering empirical re-lationships among variables, not as a method of measurement.

These two kinds of methods should be clearly distinguished. It is the latter that Kalleberg has in mind when he discusses the "logic of comparison.". The book’s organization allows instructors flexibility and gives students a more accurate sense of comparative study. In this edition, a brand new chapter on Contentious Politics covers ethnic fragmentation, social movements, civil war, revolutions, and political violence.

This article presents a reconstructed definition of the case study approach to research. This definition emphasizes comparative politics, which has been closely linked to this method since its creation. The article uses this definition as a basis to explore a series of contrasts between cross-case study and case study by: 3.

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The Comparative approach: theory and method. Introduction In this chapter we shall elaborate on the essentials of the ‘art of comparing’ by discussing relation between theory and method as it is discussed with reference to the Comparative Size: 78KB.

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Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace College. ) 1 Comparative Politics as (Empirical) Political Science In the last few decades, the discipline of comparative politics has experienced three main and defining changes: in its object of enquiry; in the methods it now deploys to gather data and test its empirical findings; and in the assumptions (about human and political behavior) it employs to build any theoretical by: 1.

Leading methods for pursuing qualitative research in the field of comparative politics are discussed. On one hand, qualitative researchers in this field use a variety of methods of theory.

Comparative Politics provides a comprehensive, theoretical, and methodological introduction to the field of comparative politics. In the sciences, theory is tested through direct experimentation. In politics, however, social scientists cannot simply manipulate an institution or law to see what might happen/5.

The comparative method is defined and analyzed in terms of its similarities and differences vis-à-vis the experimental and statistical methods. The principal difficulty facing the comparative method is that it must generalize on the basis of relatively few empirical cases.

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Contents Books About: Designed primarily as an introductory textbook for graduate and senior undergraduate students offering comparative politics as a compulsory course, this finely integrated text is by far the most comprehensive, yet concise and critical analysis of the contending approaches, methods, and models and the theory-building efforts made in the second half of this century.

A theory that all societies are ruled by a small group that has effective control over virtually all power; contrast to pluralist theory.

Ruling Class An elite who possess adequate resources to control a regime; in Marxist theory, the class that controls key sources of wealth in a given epoch.

George, Alexander L., and Andrew Bennett, “Comparative Methods” and “The Congruence Method,” pp. in George and Bennett, Case Studies and Theory Development in the Social Science (Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, ).

OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE POLITICS Edited by Carles Boix and Susan Stokes TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction C. Boix and S. Stokes I. THEORY AND METHODOLOGY 1. The Logic of Comparison R. Franzese 2. Historical Inquiry and Comparative Politics J.

Mahoney & C. Villegas 3. Case Studies and Comparative Politics John Gerring Size: 69KB. Four methods of analysis: 1. The Case Study method 2. The Comparative method 3. The Experimental method 4.

The Comparative method. Case Study method Merit: permits intensive examination of cases even with limited resources. Inherent Problem: Contributes less to building theory than studies with more cases.

Types of Case Studies: 1. Atheoretical. An examination of case selection in a prominent study of rebel behaviour in civil war is then used to illustrate different applications of the Case Selector.

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