Untitled document.pdf - Argument the placement of evidence...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Argument- the placement of evidence in logical form in support of a position or a claim Comparative Politics- the subfield of political science that aims to analyze multiple cases using the comparative method Open-Ended Question- a question that in principle, is open to numerous of possible outcomes Empirical- drawn from observations of the world Normative- concerned with specifying which sort of practice or institution is morally or ethically justified Concept- an idea comparativists use to think about the process we study Conceptualization- the deliberate process through which we create and select social-scientific concepts Sartori´s Cader of Abstraction- the idea that we organize concepts on the basis of their specify or generally Operationalization- the process through which we make a concept measurable Variable- an element or factor that is likely to change, or vary, from case to case Outcome- typically used as a synonym for ¨effect¨ something that is produced or changed

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture