Basic steps of the scientific method:
How is the scientific method applied to the study of political phenomena?
Why are the social sciences conside
Comparative Politics Final Study Guide
a. Holding of an election
a.i. Regular and free elections
b. Following functioning institutions
b.i. Strong and independent parliament
b.ii. Strong and independent court sys
What is comparative politics?
The scientific approach (quasi science) to derive generalizable statements about politics,
institutions, and behaviors through comparison across systems and/or over time
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