Mixed Methods in Comparative Politics: Principles and Applications by D. Berg-schlosserMixed Methods in Comparative Politics: Principles and Applications by D. Berg-schlosser

Mixed Methods in Comparative Politics: Principles and Applications

byD. Berg-schlosser

Hardcover | September 26, 2012

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This book approaches current controversies concerning qualitative and quantitative procedures in the social sciences and incorporates new methods showing how they can supplement each other. It is based on a comprehensive international research project that readers can apply to their findings through the data set provided on the author's home page.

DIRK BERG-SCHLOSSER is Professor of Political Science at the Institute of Political Science, Philipps University, Germany. He was Chair of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) 2003-2006 and Vice-President of the International Political Science Association (IPSA) 2006-2009. His previous publications include The Conditi...
Title:Mixed Methods in Comparative Politics: Principles and ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:September 26, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230361773

ISBN - 13:9780230361775

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Table of Contents

The State of the Art of Existing Research
A Case Study: Belgium
Testing Major Hypotheses
Comparative Research Designs
Model Specification and Operationalization
Establishing Similarities and Dissimilarities of Political Systems
Systematic Matching and Contrasting of Cases
Reduction of Complexity
Cross-Sectional Analysis
Longitudinal Analysis
Conclusions and Perspectives
Appendix: List and Sources of Variables