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Macrocomparative Research Methods


Bollen, Kenneth A.; Entwisle, Barbara; & Alderson, Arthur S. (2006). Macrocomparative Research Methods.. Sica, Alan (Ed.) (pp. 209-240). Thousand Oaks, Calif.: SAGE Publications.


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 selections cover not only explanations of how to carry out comparative analysis in a reliable and creative way, but also exhaustively explore the fields of sociology, political science, anthropology and education.

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SAGE Benchmarks in Social Research Methods


Bollen, Kenneth A.
Entwisle, Barbara
Alderson, Arthur S.