Comparison: A Methodological Introduction for the Social Sciences

By
Leonardo Morlino
Publisher
Barbara Budrich
Release Date
Number of Pages
120
ISBN
3847421433

Comparison is an essential research method in political science. This book helps students to understand comparison as an academic instrument, to grasp its necessity and its effective purpose for research. For that reason the author answers three ‘simple’ questions: why compare; what to compare; and, how to compare. Doing so, he considers not only the comparative tradition but he takes also into account methodological innovations of the last two decades.