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 6: Combining Comparative and Within-Case Methods for Comparative-Historical Analysis
Combining Comparative and Within-Case Methods for Comparative-Historical Analysis
Comparative-historical methods are different from nearly all other major methodological traditions in the social sciences in that they are inherently mixed and combine both within-case and comparative methods. In addition, as described in Chapters 3 and 5, ...