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The Oxford handbook of comparative politics

Author: Carles Boix; Susan Carol Stokes
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford handbooks of political science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text offers a critical survey of empirical political science with contributions from 47 different scholars in the discipline. The reader is provided with key research methodologies, case-studies, and historical contexts.
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Oxford handbook of comparative politics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608486092
Online version:
Oxford handbook of comparative politics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)609013410
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carles Boix; Susan Carol Stokes
ISBN: 9780199278480 0199278482 9780199566020 019956602X
OCLC Number: 80360477
Description: xi, 1021 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Carles Boix & Susan C. Stokes --
Multicausality, context-conditionality, and endogeneity / Robert J. Franzese, Jr. --
Historical enquiry and comparative politics / James Mahoney & Celso M. Villegas --
The case study : what it is and what it does / John Gerring --
Field research / Elisabeth Jean Wood --
Is the science of comparative politics possible? / Adam Przeworski --
From case studies to social science : a strategy for political research / Robert H. Bates --
Collective action theory / Elinor Ostrom --
War, trade, and state formation / Hendrik Spruyt --
Compliance, consent, and legitimacy / Russell Hardin --
National identity / Liah Greenfeld & Jonathan Eastwood --
Ethnicity and ethnic conflict / Ashutosh Varshney --
Mass beliefs and democratic institutions / Christian Welzel & Ronald Inglehart --
What causes democratization? / Barbara Geddes --
Democracy and civic culture / Filippo Sabetti --
Dictatorship : analytical approaches / Ronald Wintrobe --
Rethinking revolutions : a neo-Tocquevillian perspective / Steven Pincus --
Civil wars / Stathis N. Kalyvas --
Contentious politics and social movements / Sidney Tarrow & Charles Tilly --
Mechanisms of globalized protest movements / Mark I. Lichbach & Helma G.E. de Vries --
The emergence of parties and party systems / Carles Boix --
Party systems / Herbert Kitschelt --
Voters and parties / Anne Wren & Kenneth M. McElwain --
Parties and voters in emerging democracies / Frances Hagopian --
Political clientelism / Susan C. Stokes --
Political activism : new challenges, new opportunities / Pippa Norris --
Aggregating and representing political preferences / G. Bingham Powell, Jr. --
Electoral systems / Rein Taagepera --
Separation of powers / David Samuels --
Comparative judicial politics / John Ferejohn, Frances Rosenbluth, & Charles Shipan --
Federalism / Pablo Beramendi --
Coalition theory and government formation / Kaare Strøm & Benjamin Nyblade --
Comparative studies of the economy and the vote / Raymond M. Duch --
Context-conditional political budget cycles / James E. Alt & Shanna S. Rose --
The welfare state in global perspective / Matthew E. Carnes & Isabela Mares --
The poor performance of poor democracies / Philip Keefer --
Accountability and the survival of governments / José María Maravall --
Economic transformation and comparative politics / Timothy Frye.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks of political science.
Other Titles: Comparative politics
Responsibility: edited by Carles Boix and Susan C. Stokes.

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