This bright, engaging title provides a thorough and integrated review of comparative-historical methods. It sets out an intellectual history of comparative-historical analysis and presents the main methodological techniques employed by researchers, including:
- comparative-historical analysis,
- case-based methods,
- comparative methods
- data, case selection and theory.
Matthew Lange has written a fresh, easy to follow introduction which showcases classic analyses, offers clear methodological examples and describes major methodological debates. It is a comprehensive, grounded book which understands the learning and research needs of students and researchers.
SAGE Publications; November 2012
- ISBN: 9781446271698
- Edition: 1
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- Title: Comparative-Historical Methods
- Author: Matthew Lange
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
In The Press
A judicious and comprehensive treatment, written with great clarity.
Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Brown University, USA
I recommend it enthusiastically to anyone who seeks to carry out or learn about comparative-historical analysis.
Gordon Fulcher Professor in Decision-Making, Departments of Political Science and Sociology, Northwestern University