Paradigms and Sand Castles Theory Building and Research Design in Comparative Politics

ISBN-10: 0472068350

ISBN-13: 9780472068357

Edition: 2003

Authors: Barbara Geddes

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'Paradigms and Sand Castles' describes in a lively and provocative manner the methodological pitfalls most characteristic of the study of developing countries.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 8/8/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 5.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Research Design and the Accumulation of Knowledge
Big Questions, Little Answers: How the Questions You Choose Affect the Answers You Get
How the Cases You Choose Affect the Answers You Get: Selection Bias and Related Issues
How the Evidence You Use Affects the Answers You Get: Rigorous Use of the Evidence Contained in Case Studies
How the Approach You Choose Affects the Answers You Get: Rational Choice and Its Uses in Comparative Politics
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