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The SAGE handbook of comparative politics

Author: Todd Landman; Neil Robinson
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This Handbook presents in one volume an authoritative overview of the theoretical, methodological, and substantive elements of comparative political science. The 28 specially commissioned chapters, written by renowned comparative scholars, guide the reader through the central issues and debates, presenting a state-of-the-art guide to the past, present, and possible futures of the field. The Handbook is divided into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Landman; Neil Robinson
ISBN: 9781412919760 1412919762 9781446206553 1446206556
OCLC Number: 604951656
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2010
Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award.
Description: xvi, 563 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Distinctiveness of comparative research / Charles C. Ragin and Claude Rubinson --
Global comparative methods / Paul Pennings, Hans Keman, and Jan Kleinnijenhuis --
Case studies / Darren Hawkins --
Is there a quantitative-qualitative divide in comparative politics? The case of process tracing / James A. Caporaso --
Establishing equivalence / Jan W. van Deth --
Comparative political sociology / Willfried Spohn --
Comparative institutional analysis / Vivien A. Schmidt --
Comparative political economy / Thomas Plümper --
Contribution of area studies / Stephen E. Hanson --
Comparative politics and international relations / John M. Hobson --
Post-industrial democracies : political economy and democratic partisan competition / Herbert Kitschelt --
Government formation / Wolfgang C. Müller --
Institutional design / Josep M. Colomer --
Comparative political behaviour : what is being compared? / Shaun Bowler --
Changes in the causes of democratization through time / Barbara Geddes --
Political culture / Christian Welzel --
Revolution / Jack A. Goldstone --
Social movements / Vincent Boudreau and David S. Meyer --
Corruption / Paul Heywood --
Electoral authoritarianism / Andreas Schedler --
Elecoral corruption / Sarah Birch --
Comparative federalism / David McKay --
Human rights / Todd Landman --
Governance / Philip Keefer --
Terrorism / Jennifer S. Holmes --
Comparative regional integration and regionalism / Fredrik Söderbaum --
Transitional justice / Paola Cesarini --
Globalization of comparative public opinion research / Pippa Norris.
Responsibility: edited by Todd Landman and Neil Robinson.


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