Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics : An Introduction
Building on the strengths of the third edition, this highly regarded textbook continues to provide the best introduction to the strategies of comparative research in political science.
Divided into three parts, the book begins by examining different methods, applying these methods to dominant issues in comparative politics using a wealth of topical examples from around the world, and then discusses the new challenges in the area. New to this edition:
- Additional contemporary case studies including the democratisation of technology the Arab Spring & the UK 2011 riots
- Detailed discussion of regression analysis and diffusion
- More analysis of justice, inequality and compliance
- Phronesis and comparative politics
Balancing reader friendly features with high quality analysis makes this popular academic text essential reading for everyone interested comparative politics and research methods.