Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics : An Introduction, Paperback Book

Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics : An Introduction Paperback


Building on the strengths of the second edition, this highly regarded textbook continues to provide the best introduction to the strategies of comparative research in political science.

Divided into three parts, the book begins by examining different methods, applying these methods to dominant issues in comparative politics using a wealth of topical examples from around the world, and then discusses the new challenges in the area.

New to this edition:features explanation of regression analysis with accompanied briefing boxesnew discussion of the assumptions, research design, and the use of statistics characteristic of many-country comparisonssingle and multi-country studies - how to compare countries and address problems of comparison, especially the principles for selecting countriesnew chapter on the intersection between international relations and comparative politicsall chapters have been updated with new publications and research output relevant to the discussion. Balancing reader friendly features with high quality analysis makes this popular academic text essential reading for everyone interested comparative politics and research methods.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 362 pages, 38 Line drawings, black and white; 38 Tables, black and white; 38 Illustrations, black an
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Politics & government
  • ISBN: 9780415412377



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