Comparative politics

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Comparative politics is a field in political science characterized either by the use of the comparative method or other empirical methods to explore politics within (as opposed to between) countries.wikipedia
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Comparative politics is a field in political science characterized either by the use of the comparative method or other empirical methods to explore politics within (as opposed to between) countries.
Political science—occasionally called politicology—comprises numerous subfields, including comparative politics, political economy, international relations, political theory, public administration, public policy, and political methodology.

Arend Lijphart

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Arend Lijphart argues that comparative politics does not have a substantive focus in itself, but rather a methodological one: it focuses on "the how but does not specify the what of the analysis."
Arend d'Angremond Lijphart (born 17 August 1936, Apeldoorn, Netherlands) is a political scientist specializing in comparative politics, elections and voting systems, democratic institutions, and ethnicity and politics.

Peter Mair

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Peter Mair and Richard Rose advance a slightly different definition, arguing that comparative politics is defined by a combination of a substantive focus on the study of countries' political systems and a method of identifying and explaining similarities and differences between these countries using common concepts.
He was professor of Comparative Politics at the European University Institute in Florence.

Government

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When applied to specific fields of study, comparative politics may be referred to by other names, such as comparative government (the comparative study of forms of government).
It is especially important in the political science fields of comparative politics and international relations.

Gabriel Almond

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Gabriel Abraham Almond (January 12, 1911 – December 25, 2002) was an American political scientist best known for his pioneering work on comparative politics, political development, and political culture.

Sidney Verba

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His academic interests were mainly American and comparative politics.

Alfred Stepan

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Alfred C. Stepan (July 22, 1936 – September 27, 2017) was a comparative political scientist and Wallace S. Sayre Professor of Government at Columbia University, where he was also director of the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion.

Giovanni Sartori

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Giovanni Sartori (13 May 1924 – 4 April 2017) was an Italian political scientist specialized in the study of democracy and comparative politics.

Institution

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Substantively, this can include questions relating to political institutions, political behavior, conflict, and the causes and consequences of economic development.

Theories of political behavior

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Substantively, this can include questions relating to political institutions, political behavior, conflict, and the causes and consequences of economic development.

Economic development

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Substantively, this can include questions relating to political institutions, political behavior, conflict, and the causes and consequences of economic development.

Richard Rose (political scientist)

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Peter Mair and Richard Rose advance a slightly different definition, arguing that comparative politics is defined by a combination of a substantive focus on the study of countries' political systems and a method of identifying and explaining similarities and differences between these countries using common concepts.

Survey (human research)

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While the name of the subfield suggests one methodological approach (the comparative method), political scientists in comparative politics use the same diversity of social scientific methods as scientists elsewhere in the field, including experiments, comparative historical analysis, case studies, survey methodology, ethnography, and others.

Mill's Methods

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Comparative politics is a field in political science characterized either by the use of the comparative method or other empirical methods to explore politics within (as opposed to between) countries. While the name of the subfield suggests one methodological approach (the comparative method), political scientists in comparative politics use the same diversity of social scientific methods as scientists elsewhere in the field, including experiments, comparative historical analysis, case studies, survey methodology, ethnography, and others.

Ancient Greek philosophy

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By some definitions, comparative politics can be traced back to Greek philosophy, as Plato's Republic and Aristotle's The Politics.

Plato

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By some definitions, comparative politics can be traced back to Greek philosophy, as Plato's Republic and Aristotle's The Politics.

Republic (Plato)

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By some definitions, comparative politics can be traced back to Greek philosophy, as Plato's Republic and Aristotle's The Politics.

Aristotle

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By some definitions, comparative politics can be traced back to Greek philosophy, as Plato's Republic and Aristotle's The Politics.

Politics (Aristotle)

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By some definitions, comparative politics can be traced back to Greek philosophy, as Plato's Republic and Aristotle's The Politics.

Authoritarianism

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