International Comparative Research: Theory, Methods and Practice

Paperback | January 1, 2009

byLinda Hantrais

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This book is designed as a teaching and reference tool for students and practitioners wanting to conduct effective and reliable cross-national comparisons.  Adopting a topic-based approach, it draws on a wide range of small and large-scale studies in the social sciences and humanities in order to analyse and document the research process.

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This book is designed as a teaching and reference tool for students and practitioners wanting to conduct effective and reliable cross-national comparisons.  Adopting a topic-based approach, it draws on a wide range of small and large-scale studies in the social sciences and humanities in order to analyse and document the research proce...

LINDA HANTRAIS is Professor of European Social Policy in the Department of Politics at Loughborough University. For many years she was Director of the European Research Centre at Loughborough University and in 2006 and 2007 she has been Visiting Fellow at the Centre for International Studies at the London School of Economics and Polit...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:194 pages, 9.19 × 6.29 × 0.51 inPublished:January 1, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230217699

ISBN - 13:9780230217690

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface
Defining and Mapping International Comparative Research
Disciplinary Approaches to Comparative Research in International Settings
Project Design in International Comparative Research
Defining and Analysing Concepts and Contexts
Combing Methods in Cross-national Comparative Research
Research and Policy in International Settings