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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In Advances in Comparative Historical Analysis: Resilience, Diversity, and Change, edited by James Ma-honey and Kathleen Thelen.
For Wallerstein, comparative historical studies that are cross-national in nature should not treat nation- states as exclusive and discrete entities.
In particular, there is a need to extend Australian insights of managerial practice within a broader comparative historical understanding of different institutional and cultural contexts.
Tresso was awarded for her translation from Arabic into Italian of Ibn Batuta's travelogue which is considered an important source of comparative historical studies.
In addition to the comparative historical disadvantage, Schroeder noted that stereotypes remain an obstacle for female candidates.
Covering topical issues concerning the nature of the Israeli state, this engaging work contains a collection of essays that provide a comparative historical analysis of Israel's history.
Comparative Historical Articles in the Comparative Education Review and the History of Education Quarterly, 1961-2004 Years of Publication 1961-64 38 1965-69 55 1970-74 49 1975-79 33 1980-84 45 1985-89 38 1990-94 44 1995-99 36 2000-04 20 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Chajes suggests, through a comparative historical approach, the existence of a deep nexus of the living and the dead between worlds, as the chosen title wants to explain: the dybbuk is the spirit who possessed someone.
I strongly recommend that it be added to the institutional and personal library collections of those interested in minority group relations, political science or political sociology, immigration, transnationalism, the sociology of religion and comparative historical sociology.
It is this approach, which transcends national frontiers, that has recently produced revealing studies as, just to name a few, Thomas Cravens' Comparative Historical Dialectology: Italo-Romance Clues to IberoRomance Sound Change, Federico Corriente's Arabe andalusi y lenguas romances or Raffaella Zanuttini's Negation and Clausal Structure: a Comparative Study of Romance Languages.
Part II contains five chapters devoted to methods for studying language change, especially the comparative historical and internal methods of reconstruction.

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