comparative method

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comparative method

the analytic method to which the test method is compared in the comparison-of-methods experiment. This term implies nothing about the quality of the comparative method.
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This approach to comparative-historical social science research at the macro and grassroots level is represented in incorporated comparison.
Contrary to what McCargo thinks, Anderson is an active practitioner and proponent of various methods, including the comparative-historical method.
The Sociology of War and Violence is at once powerful social theory and excellent comparative-historical sociology.
The essay opens with justly appreciative accounts of the work of Jeff Goodwin and Timothy Wickham-Crowley on twentieth-century Third World social revolutions as the best recent comparative-historical works on the subject.
This was particularly true for scholars who conceived comparative-historical sociology in terms of "pattern-variables", as formulated by Talcott Parsons, himself one of the earliest discoverers and translators of Weber's writings in the United States.
The grammar proper is at once theoretical, comparative-historical, and descriptive.
This book is a 'must' for any student of fundamentalism and anyone with an interest in comparative-historical sociology.
Alternative methodologies discussed include neglected comparative-historical methods, auto-ethnography, and social inquiry through fictional stories.
This is all quite reminiscent of the "false friends" scenario in comparative-historical linguistics.
Democratization in America; a comparative-historical analysis.
The comparative-historical approaches promulgated by scholars such as Hans Bauer and Gotthelf Bergstrasser (1886-1933) helped to refine the aspect theory.

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