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The Research Process

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As part of a broader strategy in support to the development of Students' conceptual research frameworks, during the Module PO233 (access restricted) "Core Issues in Comparative Politics" the following methodological issues will be discussed.

  • What is comparative politics? The field and the research cycle
  • How to compare countries? Comparative methods and case selection
  • What is democracy? Concepts
  • What is democracy? Measurements
  • How to explain regime change? Theories
Data collection and analysis (PowerPoint (Powerpoint Presentation))
Literature review and beyond (PowerPoint (Powerpoint Presentation))