Table of contents for Concepts and methods in social science : the tradition of Giovanni Sartori / ed. David Collier and John Gerring.

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Introduction, David Collier and John Gerring
Part I: Sartori on Concepts and Methods
1. Concept Misformation in Comparative Politics
2. What is Politics?
3. The Tower of Babel 
4. Guidelines for Concept Analysis
5. Comparing and Miscomparing
6. Further Observations on Concept Formation, Definitions, and Models
	6a. Democracy: ¿What Is¿ vs. ¿How Much¿
	6b. From Classification to Measurement
	6c. Politics as Collectivized Decisions
	6d. What Is a Model?
Part II: Extending the Sartori Tradition 
7. Point of Departure: Intension and Extension, Gary Goertz 
8. Revolution: Untangling Alternative Meanings, Christoph Kotowski
9. Culture: Joining Minimal Definitions and Ideal Types, John Gerring and Paul Barresi
10. Democracy: Conceptual Hierarchies in Comparative Research
 	David Collier and Steven Levitsky
11. Peasant: Clarifying Meaning and Refining Explanation, Marcus Kurtz
12. Institutionalization: Unpacking the Concept and Explaining Party Change, Steven Levitsky
Part III: In the Academy and Beyond
13. Chance, Luck and Stubbornness: An Autobiographical Essay, Giovanni Sartori 
14. Teacher and Mentor, Cindy Skach, Edward Walker, Hector E. Schamis, Edward L. Gibson, and Christoph Kotowski
15. Biography and Bibliography, Oreste Massari

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Social sciences -- Methodology.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Social sciences -- Comparative method.
Sartori, Giovanni, 1924-.