Comparative Historical Analysis in the Social Sciences

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James Mahoney, Dietrich Rueschemeyer
Cambridge University Press, Feb 10, 2003 - Political Science - 444 pages
1. Comparative-historical analysis: achievements and agendas / James Mahoney and Dietrich Rueschemeyer. - 2. Comparative-historical analysis and knowledge accumulation in the study of revolutions / Jack A. Goldstone. - 3. What we know about the development of social policy: comparative and historical research in comparative and historical perspective / Edwin Amenta. - 4. Knowledge accumulation in comparative-historical research: the case of democracy and authoritarianism / James Mahoney. - 5. Big, slow-moving, and ... invisible: macro-social processes in the study of comparative politics / Paul Pierson. .- 6. How institutions evolve: insights from comparative-historical analysis / Kathleen Thelen. - 7. Uses of network tools in comparative-historical research / Roger V. Gould. - 8. Periodization and preferences: reflections on purposive action in comparative-historical social science / Ira Katznelson. - 9. Can one or a few cases yield gains? / Dietrich Rueschemeyer. - 10. Strategies of causal assessment in comparative-historical analysis / James Mahoney. - 11. Aligning ontology and methodology in comparative politics / Peter A. Hall. - 12. Doubly engaged social science: the promise of comparative-historical analysis/ Theda Skocpol.
 

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An important step in advancing comparative methods

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