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Comparative Social Research

Craig Calhoun

Comparative Social Research

Business Institutions (Comparative Social Research)

by Craig Calhoun

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Published by JAI Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Management,
  • Social research & statistics,
  • Research,
  • Social Sciences Research,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12094093M
    ISBN 101559380756
    ISBN 109781559380751

    Comparative Area Studies Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications Edited by Ariel I. Ahram, Patrick Köllner, and Rudra Sil. Discusses the methodological and epistemological orientations of Comparative Area Studies; Bridges the gap between the specificity of area studies scholarship and the social scientific quest for general. Social scientists are increasingly faced with the need to conduct research on an international scale. Although there is a long-established tradition of comparative research, the design and conduct of cross-national studies continues to present serious theoretical and methodological zdorovayaeda-online.top: Else Oyen. Research in this cluster examines the causes and consequences of cross-national, cross-cultural variations in social processes. Comparative scholars at Harvard analyze a wide array of topics, including political institutions, civil society, cultural repertoires, labor markets, welfare systems, inequality, knowledge, violence, global and regional integration, and economic development. May 13,  · Libcitations: A measure for comparative assessment of book publications in the humanities and social sciences Bibliometric measures for evaluating research units in the book-oriented humanities and social sciences are underdeveloped relative to those available for journal-oriented science and technology. Exploring alternative metrics of.

    The epistemological critique of the use of regression analysis in comparative research is straightforward: the method results in unproductive representa-tions of social phenomena. Social research is best described as the con-struction of scientific representations of social life (Ragin, ). To the.


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Comparative Social Research, Oslo, Norway. 93 likes. Comparative Social Research aims at furthering the international orientation in the social sciences. It is published by Emerald zdorovayaeda-online.topers: Comparative Social Policy provides students with an introduction to cross-national social policy research, conveying the fascinating and challenging issues involved in conducting research of this kind.

The book examines the theoretical, conceptual and methodological approaches, discusses prevailing concepts and reflects on methodological zdorovayaeda-online.top: Jochen Clasen.

Despite the growing awareness of globalization, the main bulk of empirical work in the social sciences remains within the frames of what Stein Rokkan termed "national empiricism". The yearbook Comparative Social Research aims at furthering the international orientation in the social sciences.

Each volume is concentrated on a specific topic. International Comparative Research: Social Structures and Public Institutions in Eastern and Western Europe is a seven-chapter book prepared for the Second International Seminar on Cross-National Comparative Research.

Chapters 1 and 2 describe developments in comparative research on social structure and comparisons of social mobility in. zdorovayaeda-online.top: Class and Comparative Social Research book Analysis (Comparative Social Research Book 30) eBook: Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund: Kindle Store.

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Kindle Store. ‘This extensively revised edition of A Handbook of Comparative Social Policy provides up-to-date and valuable insights on key concepts and issues, such as globalization, crime, diversity, housing, child poverty, gender inequality, and social policy regime.

Methodology of comparative studies in education Book. Jan ; is to situate Shalev's specific critiques of the use of multiple regression in comparative work within the context of social.

The major aim of comparative research is to identify similarities and differences between social entities. Comparative research seeks to compare and contrast nations, cultures, societies, and institutions.

Scholars differ on their use of the terminology: To some, comparative research is strictly limited. Comparative Research Methods. Linda Hantrais.

Linda Hantrais is Director of the European Research Centre, Loughborough University. She is convenor of the Cross-National Research Group and series editor of Cross-National Research zdorovayaeda-online.top main focus of her research is cross-national theory, method and practice, particularly with reference to social policy.

A multiple book review essay involves assessing the quality of two or more books that cover the same overall subject area [e.g., analysis of the European debt crisis] or that are related to each other in a particular way [e.g., applying grounded theory methods to study student access to education].Author: Robert V.

Labaree. Comparative social research | Despite the growing awareness of globalization, the main bulk of empirical work in the social sciences remains within the frames of what Stein Rokkan termed "national. zdorovayaeda-online.top: Comparative Social Policy: Theory and Research (Introducing Social Policy) (Introducing Social Policy (Paperback)) () by Kennett, Patricia and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(2).

J.P. Keeves, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Comparative research in education relates to the field of comparative education and the subfield of international education, but differs from them in so far as it is not concerned directly with teaching and training or the advancement of programs in developing countries.

bined in comparative research designs in complementary ways. Until now, this has been hampered by widespread misunderstanding of the relation- ship between statistical and qualitative-historical methods of comparison and their respective theoretical bases. Our discussion of theory and method in.

Potentials and Limitations of Comparative Method in Social Science Reza Azarian Stockholm University Sweden Email: [email protected] Abstract Comparison is a common research method with outstanding merits and with widespread application.

The aim. Social scientists are increasingly faced with the need to conduct research on an international scale. Although there is a long-established tradition of comparative research, the design and conduct of cross-national studies continues to present serious theoretical and methodological difficulties.

In this book an experienced international team of researchers explores these problems and examines. Get this from a library. Comparative social policy: theory and research.

[Patricia Kennett] -- This text explores the new context of social policy and considers how cross-national theory and research can respond to the challenges facing welfare. It is suitable for undergraduate and masters. Despite this global diversity, the investigation and analysis of social work through comparative research is underdeveloped theoretically and methodologically.

In social work the term “comparative research” has generally been used to refer to cross-national studies that involve two or more nation-states. Configurational Comparative Methods paves the way for an innovative approach to empirical scientific work through a strategy that integrates key strengths of both qualitative (case-oriented) and quantitative (variable-oriented) approaches.

This first-of-its-kind text is ideally suited for "small-N" or "intermediate-N" research situations, which both mainstream qualitative and quantitative. Aug 07,  · Social workers interested in history are likely to use unobtrusive methods, which are also well suited to comparative research.

Historical comparative research is “research that focuses either on one or more cases over time (the historical part) or on more than one nation or society at one point in time (the comparative part)” (Esterberg,p.

).Author: Matthew DeCarlo. Special Issue of Sociological Methods and Research 23, 1. Ragin, Charles C. Constructing Social Research: The Unity and Diversity of Method. Pine Forge Press Ragin, Charles C. What Is a Case. Exploring the Foundations of Social Inquiry. Cambridge University Press Ragin, Charles C.

Issues and Alternatives in Comparative. Comparative Migration Studies (CMS) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal that provides a platform for articles that focus on comparative research in migration, integration, and race and ethnic relations.

It presents readers with an extensive collection of comparative analysis, including studies between countries, groups, levels, and historical periods. Comparative research methods are central to sociology and its associated disciplines.

This four-volume set brings together 77 articles and book chapters from key sources, spanning the history of comparative analysis in the social sciences, from ancient to modern works.

The book has two big sections: i) “Macro-comparative data structures” which introduces several concepts regarding the logic of quantitative macro comparative research and the use/organization of international data structure; ii) statistical analysis of macro-comparative data.

Some of the liveliest debates about methodology in the social sciences center on comparative research. This essay concentrates on comparative politics, a field often defined by reference to the use of a particular “comparative method,” but it also bears on sociology, where there is active controversy about methodological zdorovayaeda-online.top by: Research on Development and DemocracyDavid A.

Smith, Method and Theory in Comparative Urban StudiesThomas Janoski, Synthetic Strategies in Comparative Sociological Research: Methods and Problems of Internal and External AnalysisTimothy P. Wickham-Crowley, A Qualitative Comparative Approach to Latin American RevolutionsLarry J.

Griffin. Comparative Research and case selection Comparative political and social research is generally defined in two ways: either on the basis of its supposed core subject, which is almost always defined at the level of political and social systems (Lane and Ersson.

Comparative research is a research methodology in the social sciences that aims to make comparisons across different countries or cultures.A major problem in comparative research is that the data sets in different countries may define categories differently (for example by using different definitions of poverty) or may not use the same categories.

Research output: Book/Report › Book. Przeworski, AThe Logic of Comparative Social Inquiry. John Wiley and Sons, New York. Przeworski A. The Logic of Comparative Social Inquiry. New York: John Wiley and Sons, M3 - Book.

BT - The Logic of Comparative Social Inquiry. PB - John Wiley and Sons. CY - New York. Why do some parties formed by social movements develop top-down structures while others stay more open and responsive to their social bases.

The first rigorous comparative study of movement-based parties, this book shows not only how movements can form parties but also how movements contribute to parties' internal politics and shape. Oct 29,  · Social Innovation: Comparative Perspectives investigates socio-economic impact.

Since it is hard to establish causality and to measure social properties when investigating impact, especially at the level of society, the book narrows down impact to one priority aspect: social innovation – understood as organizations’ capacity to generate novel ideas, ways and means of doing things, of Cited by: 1.

ago in Sidney Verba’s essay ‘‘Some Dilemmas of Comparative Research’’, in which he called for a ‘‘disciplined configurative approachybased on gen-eral rules, but on complicated combinations of them’’ (Verba,p.

Charles Ragin’s () book The Comparative Method eloquently spelled. Jul 01,  · About the Book. Charles C. Ragin’s The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology.

Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest, debate, and praise.

Apr 20,  · Peter Lor: International and Comparative Librarianship, Chapter 4 draft 20 page 2 Comparative research Comparison is inherent in all science, including the social sciences, where comparative research has historically played a significant role in their development.

This volume of Comparative Social Research emphasizes unsolved issues and new developments within class and stratification analysis, discussing both theoretical and.

Aug 27,  · The current context of social policy is one in which many of the old certainties of the past have been eroded. The predominantly inward-looking, domestic preoccupation of social policy has made way for a more integrated, international and outward approach to analysis which looks beyond the boundaries of the zdorovayaeda-online.top by: 6.

Charles C. Ragin's The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology. Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest, debate, and praise.

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A full-service company offering. COMPARATIVE RESEARCH Types of Comparative Research There are several methods of doing comparative analysis and Tilly () distinguishes four types of comparative analysis namely: individualizing, universalizing, variation-finding and encompassing (p).

Adding to. Dec 10,  · Buy Comparative Social Policy: Theory and Research (Introducing Social Policy) First Edition by Patricia Kennett (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). This book presents a collection of comparative studies of civil society around two main issues: the comparison and analysis of civil society regimes in relation to different constructions of citizenship and welfare states and the role of civil society in governance and active participation of citizens.

Comparative Social Research, Volume MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing. An innovative humanities program that applies critical analysis, collaborative research, and design across media arts, forms, and practices.

More about Comparative Media Studies/Writing >.The book includes a focus on intra-national as well as cross-national comparisons, and highlights the value of approaching themes from different angles.

The book will be of great value not only to producers of comparative education research but also to consumers who wish to understand more thoroughly the parameters and value of the field.