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Published: 15 March 2018

322 Pages

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780190846374


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Comparative Area Studies

Methodological Rationales and Cross-Regional Applications

Edited by Ariel I. Ahram, Patrick Köllner, and Rudra Sil

  • Discusses the methodological and epistemological orientations of Comparative Area Studies
  • Bridges the gap between the specificity of area studies scholarship and the social scientific quest for general theory
  • Demonstrates how cross-regional comparisons can shed new light on a range of important topics such as protests and rebellions, anti-corruption campaigns, resource booms, institutional change, and the organization of production
  • Incoporates past comparative research to build a diverse and cross-regional analysis that appeals to both social scientists and area studies' communities