(Non)Comparative Politics in Britain

@article{vanBiezen2006NonComparativePI,
  title={(Non)Comparative Politics in Britain},
  author={Ingrid van Biezen and Daniele Caramani},
  journal={Politics},
  year={2006},
  volume={26},
  pages={29 - 37}
}
This article compares the state of the art of comparative politics in Britain with the US and continental Europe. Three main traditions are distinguished: a narrative single-country tradition, in which comparative politics is understood as the study of foreign countries, a methodology-oriented tradition, which is concerned with the development of the techniques of comparison, and an analytical comparative tradition, which understands comparative politics as a combination of substance and method… 

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