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Meaning and Measurement

Gary Goertz and James Mahoney

in A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149707
eISBN:
9781400845446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149707.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter examines how translation problems are manifested across the qualitative and quantitative cultures for issues related to concepts and measurement. In the quantitative research paradigm, ... More


The Conditions for Pacts: A Fuzzy-Set Analysis of the Resurgence of Tripartite Concertation 1

Sabina Avdagic

in Social Pacts in Europe: Emergence, Evolution, and Institutionalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199590742
eISBN:
9780191728891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590742.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Political Economy

Chapter 2 presents a fuzzy-set analysis (fs/QCA) of fourteen West European countries during the 1990s. Comparing the extent of government involvement and the policy scope of social pacts, the chapter ... More


Plausibility and Scope: Out-of-Sample Tests

Juan Pablo Luna

in Segmented Representation: Political Party Strategies in Unequal Democracies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199642649
eISBN:
9780191778643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642649.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 7 analyzes the external validity of the argument by using a large-N cross-national analysis combining fuzzy-set analyses with simple econometric models. The descriptive and explanatory ... More


Cross-National Variation in Growth Models: Three Sources of Extra Demand

Georg Picot

in Growth and Welfare in Advanced Capitalist Economies: How Have Growth Regimes Evolved?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198866176
eISBN:
9780191898389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198866176.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The chapter presents a new framework for categorizing economic growth models and applies it to twenty-eight OECD countries from 1995 to 2016. The framework draws on three fundamental ways in which ... More


Applying welfare regime ideal types in empirical analysis: the example of activation

Deborah Rice

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A new development in the welfare regime literature is the attempt to move from inductive welfare regime typologies to purely analytical regime ideal types. However, empirical analyses involving ... More


Qualitative comparative analysis for reviewing evidence and making decisions

Matt Ryan

in Evidence-Based Policy Making in the Social Sciences: Methods That Matter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447329367
eISBN:
9781447329480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329367.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks at another technique that has grown in popularity – qualitative comparative analysis – in the social sciences to analyse situations with comparative rigour through access to ... More


Case Study: Social Pensions in the Global South

Lutz Leisering

in The Global Rise of Social Cash Transfers: How States and International Organizations Constructed a New Instrument for Combating Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198754336
eISBN:
9780191815997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754336.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter provides a case study of the most common and particularly successful cash transfer programme, ‘social’ (non-contributory) pensions, based on a unique database that covers all social ... More


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