Comparative historical analysis in the social sciences

James Mahoney, Dietrich Rueschemeyer

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This review of the accomplishments and future agendas of comparative historical research in the social sciences explores its strengths in explaining important worldwide outcomes (e.g., revolutions, social provision, democracy). It includes sections on substantive research accomplishments, methodology, and theory, and features essays by some of the most important political scientists and sociologists currently working.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages447
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012


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