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Theorizing Feminist Policy

Amy G. Mazur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246724
eISBN:
9780191599859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246726.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Theorizing Feminist Policy intersects empirical feminist policy analysis with non‐feminist policy studies to define and contribute to the new field of Feminist Comparative Policy. The book first ... More


Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): What It Is, What It Does, and How It Works

Claudius Wagemann

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this chapter, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) is introduced as a research design which can be a fruitful tool for the (comparative) analysis of social movements. QCA is a case-study ... More


Pathways to Conflict Using Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

Marinko Bobić

in Why Minor Powers Risk Wars with Major Powers: A Comparative Study of the Post-Cold War Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529205206
eISBN:
9781529205244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205206.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter three provides a medium-N, Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) analysis of the empirical record, assessing the outcomes of all 20 militarised interstate disputes that have taken place in ... More


The research programme in a nutshell

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In chapter 4, the particular epistemological aspects of the study’s research programme as well as its actual methodological approach and the database are outlined. As sketched out in chapter 3, the ... More


The activation dilemma: a comparative study

Amilcar Moreira

in The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides the methodological framework for the comparative study that is used to validate the hypothesis mentioned in the previous chapter. Following a brief description of the cases ... More


Education systems and intersectionality

Christiane Gross, Anja Gottburgsen, and Ann Phoenix

in Education Systems and Inequalities: International Comparisons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447326106
eISBN:
9781447326212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326106.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter introduces an intersectional theoretical perspective as a means both to analyse educational systems and to compare the utility of different methods for analysing the intersectional ... More


Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Katharina Zimmermann

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In the context of an ‘activation turn’ in many European welfare states, the local level gained increasing relevance in the last decades and brought local social policies and national employment ... More


What responses under what conditions? Formal qualitative comparative analyses and preliminary interpretations

Katharina Zimmermann

in Local Policies and the European Social Fund: Employment Policies Across Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447346517
eISBN:
9781447346555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346517.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter 6 unravels the contextual conditions enabling the three different response-patterns – 1) no usage, no change. 2) usage without change, and 3) usage and change – described in the previous ... More


Macro-Qualitative Approaches

Carsten Q. Schneider

in The Handbook of Political, Social, and Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198829911
eISBN:
9780191868368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829911.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Macro-qualitative (MQ) approaches to the study of regime transformation can be defined as those that (a) in order to describe or explain macro-level phenomena (b) predominantly use qualitative data ... 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


The employment effectiveness of minimum income schemes and their respect for the right to personal development

Amilcar Moreira

in The activation dilemma: Reconciling the fairness and effectiveness of minimum income schemes in Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420466
eISBN:
9781447303695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420466.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter uses simple correlational tools, qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), and cluster analysis to test and evaluate the hypothesis that minimum income schemes that show more respect for ... More


Comparative case study analysis: Varieties of international parliamentarization

Frank Schimmelfennig, Thomas Winzen, Tobias Lenz, Jofre Rocabert, Loriana Crasnic, Cristina Gherasimov, Jana Lipps, and Densua Mumford

in The Rise of International Parliaments: Strategic Legitimation in International Organizations

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198864974
eISBN:
9780191897412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864974.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents the results of a Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) of the case studies on the establishment and empowerment of international parliamentary institutions by international ... More


Intersectional Inequality: Race, Class, Test Scores, and Poverty

Charles C. Ragin and Peer C. Fiss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226414379
eISBN:
9780226414546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226414546.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

The central analytic focus of most policy-oriented social research today is the assessment of the relative importance of competing independent variables in multivariate analyses. A researcher might ... More


Types of American Givers: Variations in Approaches to Giving

Patricia Snell Herzog and Heather Price

in American Generosity: Who Gives and Why

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190456498
eISBN:
9780190456528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456498.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The how question of American generosity is investigated in Chapter 3. An innovative analytical method, called fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis, is used to construct Weberian-inspired ideal ... More


The Limits of Demand-Side Explanations

Alasdair R. Young

in Supplying Compliance with Trade Rules: Explaining the EU's Responses to Adverse WTO Rulings

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192845610
eISBN:
9780191937835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845610.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter presents the qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) of all twenty-three EU policies that were successfully challenged before the WTO with reasonable periods to comply expiring before the ... More


Dziłná’oodiłii (Doorway Mountain) and Ch’óol’í’í (Chimney Mountain): Self-Generating Traditional Diné Institutions in the Face of Colonial Interaction

Michael Lerma

in Guided by the Mountains: Navajo Political Philosophy and Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190639853
eISBN:
9780190639884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190639853.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, American Politics

The colonial project has, in some ways, been an utter failure. Many facets of Navajo philosophy continue to exist today. This chapter provides a discussion of how one specific Navajo ceremony, the ... More


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