Advances in Comparative-Historical Analysis (Strategies for by James Mahoney,Kathleen Thelen

By James Mahoney,Kathleen Thelen

opposed to the backdrop of an explosion of curiosity in new strategies for facts assortment and idea trying out, this quantity offers a clean programmatic assertion approximately comparative-historical research. It examines the advances and designated contributions that CHA has made to thought iteration and the reason of large-scale results that more moderen ways frequently regard as empirically intractable. An introductory essay locates the assets of CHA's enduring effect in middle features that distinguish this method, reminiscent of its awareness to method and its dedication to empirically grounded, deep case-based examine. next chapters discover large study courses encouraged by means of CHA paintings, new analytic instruments for learning temporal approaches and institutional dynamics, and up to date methodological instruments for examining sequences and for combining CHA paintings with different techniques. This quantity is key interpreting for students trying to know about the resources of CHA's enduring impression and its modern analytical and methodological techniques.

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