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date: 06 July 2022

Comparative Analysis in African Politicslocked

Comparative Analysis in African Politicslocked

  • Goran HydenGoran HydenDistinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of Florida

Summary

Comparison in the social sciences is a principal tool for sharpening our ability to describe reality. It is helpful in understanding the politics of African countries. Different comparative methods help to trace the origin and links to what has transpired in the field of comparative politics at large and with respect to the African continent. Recognizing that the politics–development nexus has served as the dominant context for comparison, scholars have addressed and created knowledge as it pertains to an account of the contemporary state of comparative analysis in the study of African politics.

Subjects

  • Qualitative Political Methodology
  • World Politics

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