比較政治の論点と手法(第2版)<br>Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics : An Introduction (2ND)

比較政治の論点と手法(第2版)
Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics : An Introduction (2ND)

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  • 言語 ENG,ENG
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基本説明

Explores the importance of comparative politics, discusses different comparative methods, investigates the big issues of today and looks forward to the key challenges for comparative politics over the next century.

Full Description


Building on the strengths of the first edition, this accessible and user-friendly textbook explores the strategies of comparative research in political science. It begins by examining different methods, then highlights some of the big issues in comparative politics using a wealth of topical examples before discussing the new challenges in the area. Thoroughly revised throughout with the addition of extensive new material, this edition is also supplemented by the availability online of the author's datasets.The book is designed to make a complex subject easier and more accessible for students, and contains: * briefing boxes explaining key concepts and ideas* suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter* a glossary of terms.

Table of Contents

        List of Figures                            ix
List of Tables xi
List of Briefing Boxes xiii
Acknowledgements xv
Introduction xvii
PART I WHY, HOW, AND PROBLEMS OF COMPARISON 1 (60)
Why compare countries? 3 (20)
Reasons for comparison 4 (6)
Contextual description 5 (1)
Classification 5 (1)
Hypothesis-testing 6 (4)
Prediction 10 (1)
The science in political science 10 (5)
Scientific terms and concepts 15 (5)
Theory and method 15 (1)
Ontology, epistemology, and methodology 16 (1)
Cases, units of analysis, variables, 17 (1)
and observations
Levels of analysis 18 (1)
Quantitative and qualitative methods 19 (1)
Summary 20 (1)
Further reading 20 (3)
How to compare countries 23 (16)
Introduction 24 (1)
Methods of comparison 24 (2)
Comparing many countries 26 (3)
Comparing few countries 29 (5)
Single-country studies as comparison 34 (1)
Conclusion 35 (1)
Further reading 36 (3)
Choosing countries and problems of 39 (22)
comparison
Too many variables and too few countries 40 (3)
Establishing equivalence 43 (3)
Selection bias 46 (5)
Spuriousness 51 (2)
Ecological and individualist fallacies 53 (2)
Value bias 55 (1)
Conclusion 56 (2)
Further reading 58 (3)
PART II COMPARING COMPARISONS 61 (162)
Economic development and democracy 65 (30)
The research problem 66 (4)
Comparing many countries 70 (5)
Comparing few countries 75 (12)
Comparing few countries quantitatively 75 (2)
Comparing few countries qualitatively 77 (10)
Single-country studies 87 (3)
Summary 90 (3)
Further reading 93 (2)
Violent political dissent and social 95 (28)
revolution
The research problem 96 (1)
Comparing many countries 97 (11)
Comparing few countries 108 (9)
Single-country studies 117 (3)
Summary 120 (2)
Further reading 122 (1)
Non-violent political dissent and social 123 (24)
movements
The research problem 124 (1)
Comparing many countries 125 (5)
Comparing few countries 130 (8)
Single-country studies 138 (7)
Summary 145 (1)
Further reading 145 (2)
Transitions to democracy 147 (32)
The research problem 148 (1)
Comparing many countries 149 (6)
Comparing few countries 155 (11)
Single-country studies 166 (8)
Summary 174 (2)
Further reading 176 (3)
Institutional design and democratic 179 (22)
performance
The research problem 180 (4)
Comparing many countries 184 (6)
Comparing few countries 190 (5)
Single-country studies 195 (3)
Summary 198 (2)
Further reading 200 (1)
Human rights 201 (22)
The research problem 204 (2)
Comparing many countries 206 (2)
Comparing few countries 208 (7)
Transnational advocacy 209 (5)
Truth and reconciliation 214 (1)
Single-country studies 215 (3)
Summary 218 (3)
Further reading 221 (2)
PART III COMPARATIVE METHODS AND NEW ISSUES 223 (34)
Common themes and different comparisons 225 (16)
Methodological trade-offs 227 (5)
Comparing many countries 227 (1)
Comparing few countries 228 (3)
Single-country studies 231 (1)
Building theory 232 (6)
Conclusion: drawing the lessons 238 (1)
Further reading 239 (2)
New challenges for comparative politics 241 (16)
Full circle 242 (2)
New methods 244 (3)
New issues 247 (4)
Transnational political influence 248 (1)
Political diffusion 249 (1)
Globalization 250 (1)
Maintaining relevance 251 (3)
Conclusion 254 (1)
Further reading 254 (3)
Glossary 257 (8)
References 265 (20)
Index 285