Method and Substance in Macrocomparative Analysis (Ecpr Research Methods) (Paperback)

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By L. Kenworthy (Editor), A. Hicks (Editor)
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Macrocomparative researchers use a variety of methodological approaches. This book features analyses of a single substantive topic, comparative employment performance in affluent countries, using three of the most common macrocomparative techniques: pooled cross-section time-series regression, qualitative comparative analysis, and small-N analysis.

About the Author


LANE KENWORTHY is Professor of Sociology and Political Science at the University of Arizona, USA. He studies the causes and consequences of poverty, inequality, mobility, employment, economic growth, and social policy in affluent countries. His books include Jobs with Equality (2008), Egalitarian Capitalism (2004), and In Search of National Economic Success (1995).ALEXANDER HICKS is Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Sociology, Emory University, USA. Author or co-editor of books including Social Democracy and Welfare Capitalism and first author of papers in leading sociology and political science journals, he twice served as editorial board member for the American Sociological Review and was inaugural co-editor of the Socio-Economic Review.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349300631
ISBN-10: 1349300632
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2008
Pages: 324
Language: English
Series: Ecpr Research Methods