Table of contents for The Oxford handbook of comparative politics / edited by Carles Boix and Susan C. Stokes.

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About the Contributorsix
List of Figuresxiii
PART IINTRODUCTION
1.Introduction3
C. Boix S. Stokes
PART IITHEORY AND METHODOLOGY
2.Context Matters: The Challenge of Multicausality, Context Conditionality, and Endogeneity for Empirical Evaluation of Positive Theory in Comparative Politics27
Robert J. Franzese, Jr.
3.Historical Enquiry and Comparative Politics73
James Mahoney Celso M. Villegas
4.The Case Study What it is and What it Does90
John Gerring
5.Field Research123
Elisabeth Jean Wood
6.Is the Science of Comparative Politics Possible?147
Adam Przeworski
7.From Case Studies to Social Science: A Strategy for Political Research172
Robert H. Bates
8.Collective Action Theory186
Eliner Ostrom
PART IIISTATES AND STATE FORMATION: POLITICAL CONSENT
9.War, Trade, and State Formation211
Hendrik Spruyt
10.Compliance, Consent, and Legitimacy236
Russell Hardin
11.National Identity256
Liah Greenfeld Jonathan Eastwood
12.Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict274
Ashutosh Varshney
PART IVPOLITICAL REGIMES AND TRANSITIONS
13.Mass Beliefs in Comparative Politics297
Christian Welzel Ronald Inglehart
14.What Causes Democratization?317
Barbara Geddes
15.Democracy and Civic Culture340
Filippo Sabetti
16.Dictatorship: Analytical Approaches363
Ronald Wintrobe
PART VPOLITICAL INSTABILITY, POLITICAL CONFLICT
17.Rethinking Revolutions: A NeoTocquevillian Perspective397
S. Pincus
18.Civil Wars416
Stathis N. Kalyvas
19.Contentious Politics and Social Movements435
Sidney Tarrow Charles Tilly
20.Theories and Mechanisms of Contentious Politics: Activists and Academics on Globalized Protest Movements461
Mark I. Lichbach Helma G. E. de Vries
PART VIMASS POLITICAL MOBILIZATION
21.The Emergence of Parties and Party Systems499
Carles Boix
22.Party Systems522
Herbert Kitschelt
23.Voters and Parties555
A. Wren K. M. McElwain
24.Parties and Voters in Emerging Democracies: Structures, Strategies, and Stability582
Frances Hagopian
25.Political Clientelism604
Susan C. Stokes
26.Political Activism: New Challenges, New Opportunities628
Pippa Norris
PART VIIPROCESSING POLITICAL DEMANDS
27.Aggregating and Representing Political Preferences653
G. Bingham Powell, Jr.
28.Electoral Systems678
Rein Taagapera
29.Separation of Powers703
David Samuels
30.Comparative Judicial Politics727
John Ferejohn, Frances Rosenbluth, Charles Shipan
31.Federalism752
Pablo Beramendi
32.Coalition Theory and Government Formation782
Kaare Strm Benjamin Nyblade
PART VIIIGOVERNANCE IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
33.Comparative Studies of the Economy and the Vote805
Raymond M. Duch
34.ContextConditional Political Budget Cycles845
James E. Alt Shanna S. Rose
35.The Welfare State in Global Perspective868
Matthew E. Carnes Isabela Mares
36.Beyond Elections: Politics, Development, and the Poor Performance of Poor Democracies886
Philip Keefer
37.Accountability and the Survival of Governments910
Jos Mara Maravall
38.Economic Transformation and Comparative Politics939
Timothy Frye
Index000
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Comparative government.