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Capitalist Development and Democracy.
It is a commonplace claim of Western political discourse that capitalist development and democracy go hand in hand. Crossnational statistical research on political democracy supports this claim. ByExpand
Bringing the State Back In
Preface Introduction 1. Bringing the state back in: strategies of analysis in current research Theda Skocpol Part I. States as Promoters of Economic Development and Social Redistribution: 2. TheExpand
Comparative Historical Analysis in the Social Sciences
1. Comparative-historical analysis: achievements and agendas James Mahoney and Dietrich Rueschemeyer Part I. Accumulation of Research: 2. Comparative-historical analysis and knowledge accumulation inExpand
CAN ONE OR A FEW CASES YIELD THEORETICAL GAINS
The Issue The crux of skepticism about comparative historical analysis is the “small- N problem” – the combination of many factors assumed to be causally relevant with evidence from only a smallExpand
Structural Differentiation, Efficiency, and Power
The theory of structural differentiation, long a major conceptual tool of the study of social change, is critically reviewed. The link between differentiation and efficiency advantages involves aExpand
Bringing the State Back In: The State and Economic Transformation: Toward an Analysis of the Conditions Underlying Effective Intervention
The paper presents a synthesis of key sociological insights regarding conditions underlining an effective state intervention into economy. It is focused on two main factors including the commonExpand
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