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Comparative Historical Analysis

Definition (Brad)
Field of social science study of “specific sets of cases that exhibit sufficient similarity to be meaningfully compared to one another” (Mahoney & Rueschemeyer, 2003:8); case study concerned with “causal analysis, an emphasis on processes over time, and the use of systematic and contextualized comparison” (10) and “within the field of historical institutionalism” (11); often using process tracing and congruence testing.

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