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 & 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.
Chapter 3: The Within-Case Methods of Comparative-Historical Analysis
The Within-Case Methods of Comparative-Historical Analysis
According to the definition provided in Chapter 1, comparative-historical analysis has two main methodological components that are evident in the name of the research tradition. This chapter provides an overview of the “historical” component, something commonly referred to as ...