9780230220904

Strategies for Comparative Research in Political Science Theory and Methods

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230220904

  • ISBN10:

    0230220908

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-10-18
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

A fully revised and expanded 2nd edition of the leading text on theories and methods in Comparative Politics.Written by a prominent figure in the field it is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand or research in this major area of political science.

Author Biography

B GUY PETERS is Maurice Falk Professor of Government, University of Pittsburgh

Table of Contents

The Importance of Comparative Analysis
The Logic of Comparative Research
The Number of Cases, and Which Ones?
Measurement and Bias
Theory in Comparative Politics
The Case Study
Building on Case Analysis
Comparison Over Time
Statistical Analysis
Conclusion: The Future of Comparative Politics

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