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Comparative Politics: Analyzing Patterns and Variations in Political Systems

EasyChair Preprint no. 12415

7 pagesDate: March 7, 2024


This abstract presents a synopsis of the key themes and approaches within comparative politics, highlighting its significance in understanding the complexities of governance, power dynamics, and societal interactions. Firstly, this paper outlines the foundational concepts of comparative politics, emphasizing the importance of cross-national analysis in uncovering similarities and differences among political systems. It underscores the significance of theoretical frameworks, such as institutionalism, rational choice theory, and cultural approaches, in providing analytical tools to comprehend political phenomena. Next, this paper explores the methodologies employed in comparative politics research, including case studies, statistical analysis, and qualitative methods. It discusses the advantages and limitations of each approach, emphasizing the necessity of a multi-methodological approach to capture the nuances of political systems effectively.

Keyphrases: Analyzing, patterns, variations

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  author = {Julia Anderson and Nick Bruse},
  title = {Comparative Politics: Analyzing Patterns and Variations in Political Systems},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 12415},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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