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