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The comparative method

Charles C. Ragin

The comparative method

moving beyond qualitative and quantitative strategies

by Charles C. Ragin

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Comparative method.,
  • Algebra, Boolean.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles C. Ragin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsH61 .R216 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2736356M
    ISBN 100520058348
    LC Control Number86030800

    it is argued that ‘[t]he method called [c]omparative [l]aw can be used for a variety of practical or scholarly purposes’.3 Along converging lines, it is said that ‘the method of comparative law’is ‘not only a method of thinking but also a method of working’ In statistics, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) is a data analysis technique for determining which logical conclusions a data set supports. The analysis begins with listing and counting all the combinations of variables observed in the data set, followed by applying the rules of logical inference to determine which descriptive inferences or implications the data supports.

    In this post I continue discussing the “comparative method” of analysis (see yesterday’s post), by showing how it works in relation to the Gospel of Luke, again, as taken from my textbook on the NT. ***** A Comparative Overview of the Gospel We begin by rehearsing several basic points that. The Comparative Method in Evolutionary Biology Paul H. Harvey and Mark D. Pagel Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution. Several different methods for analyzing comparative data have been suggested over the past few years. This book places comparative studies firmly in their biological context, and equally firmly in their statistical context.

    1 Introduction. This book was created as part of my PhyloMeth class, which focuses on sensibly using and developing comparative methods. It will be actively developed over the course of Spring , so if you don’t like this version (see date above), check back soon! Choose an appropriate statistical method using this straightforward tool. Search form. Advanced. Login: Back. Profile Qualitative Comparative Analysis using Fuzzy Sets (fsQCA) Search form. Not Found. Show page numbers. Download PDF. Book. Search form. Download PDF. .


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Bereday, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., Pp. $Author: William E. Drake. A number of comparative methodologists have argued that the "most similar systems" design can suffer from the procedural problem of overdetermination, since the method could fail to eliminate many.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. In order to navigate out of this /5(8). Lyle Campbell, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), The comparative method is the most important of the various techniques used to recover linguistic history.

It is a method (or a set of procedures) which compares related languages, descendants from a common ancestral language, in order to postulate, to ‘reconstruct,’ the ancestral language. About the Book. Charles C. Ragin’s The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology.

Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest, debate, and praise. Lange provides a very helpful introduction to comparative-historical methods.

He is quite strong on definitions and examples. There, however, he goes a bit overboard as well over half of the book consists of reviews of different books. These are helpful to illustrate his points, but still, it is a bit too by: The Comparative Method and the Gospel of Luke Perhaps the best way to explain how the comparative method works is to point out two problems that recent scholars have found with redaction criticism.

The first is that examining how a redactor has changed a source will not necessarily give you a complete account of what he or she considered to be. The comparative method. The comparative method in historical linguistics is concerned with the reconstruction of an earlier language or earlier state of a language on the basis of a comparison of related words and expressions in different languages or dialects derived from it.

The comparative method was developed in the course of the 19th century for the reconstruction of Proto-Indo-European. The Comparative Method book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Professor Ragin proposes a synthetic new strategy, based on a /5. Download Comparative Politics and the Comparative Method book pdf free download link or read online here in PDF. Read online Comparative Politics and the Comparative Method book pdf free download link book now.

All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. enable a (re-)construction of a more theoretically grounded functional method of comparative law than is usually presented (Section II). This should reveal its con-nections with and its peculiarities within both the development of comparative law and the development of functionalism in Cited by: views the comparative method as most appropriate in research on modest and be suggests that studies using the comparative method might often serve as a first Step toward statistical analysis.

If at onc Should generally use the statistical (or perhaps even the of the comparative method. But given scarcity of time, energy, and financial theFile Size: 2MB. The comparative method, using comparisons across species that have evolved independently, is an effective means for studying historical and physical constraints.

This approach involves using statistical methods to account for differences in size (allometry) and evolutionary trees (phylogenies) for tracing trait evolution among lineages. Read More. Book Description: Charles C. Ragin'sThe Comparative Methodproposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative tly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest, debate, and praise.

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The New Comparative Method book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). The Comparative approach: theory and method Introduction In this chapter we shall elaborate on the essentials of the ‘art of comparing’ by discussing relation between theory and method as it is discussed with reference to the Comparative approach.

In order to clarify this point of view, we shall first discuss some of the existingFile Size: 78KB. Comparative politics is one of five sub-fields in political science, along with American politics, political theory, international relations and political economy.

Comparative politics researchers. This article is a slightly edited excerpt from a forthcoming book by David Phillips & Michele Schweisfurth: Comparative and International Education: an introduction to theory, method, and practice (Continuum, ).

This part of the study rehearses some of the considerations of method in comparative studies in by:. Comparative method definition is - a method of investigation (as of ethnologic phenomena and relations) based on comparison.The functional method has become the mantra of comparative law.

For its proponents it is the most, perhaps the only, fruitful method; to its opponents, it represents everything bad about mainstream comparative law. This article tries to reconstruct and evaluate functionalist comparative law by placing it within the larger framework of other disciplines, especially the social by: Charles C.

Ragin's The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology. Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest, debate, and praise.