Is there no way of bridging this gap? (Between case study and generalizing)

In theory, that is, methodologically speaking, we do have to choose between alternative strategies of inquiry.

In practice, that is, in our actual proceedings, the comparativist is required to draw on the information provided by single-country, configurative studies; and, conversely, the single-country specialist who ignores comparative findings harms his own endeavor.


Comparing and Mis-comparing

Journal of Theoretical Politics 3(3): 243-257(1991)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: