Strategies for Comparative Research in Political Science: Theory And Methods by B. Guy PetersStrategies for Comparative Research in Political Science: Theory And Methods by B. Guy Peters

Strategies for Comparative Research in Political Science: Theory And Methods

byB. Guy Peters

Paperback | October 1, 2013

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Written by a prominent figure in the field, this book provides an accessible introduction to comparative methodology. Drawing on a wide range of approaches throughout, it is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand or research in this major area of political science.
B. Guy Peters is Maurice Falk Professor of Government at the University of Pittsburgh, USA and Professor of Comparative Governance at Zeppelin University in Germany. He has published extensively in comparative politics, public administration, and European politics.
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Title:Strategies for Comparative Research in Political Science: Theory And MethodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.62 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230220916

ISBN - 13:9780230220911

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Table of Contents

Preface.- 1. The Importance of Comparison.- 2. The Logic of Comparison.- 3. The Number of Cases and Which Ones?.- 4. Measurement and Bias.- 5. The Role of Theory in Comparative Politics.- 6. The Case Study.- 7. Building on Case Analysis.- 8. Events History and Change Over Time.- 9. Statistical Analysis.- 10. The Future of Comparative Politics.

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