The measurement of human rights has long been debated within the various academic disciplines that focus on human rights, as well as within the larger international community of practitioners working in the field of human rights. Written by leading experts in the field, this is the most up-to-date...
Published November 3rd 2009 by Routledge
An Introduction, 3rd Edition
Building on the strengths of the second edition, this highly regarded textbook continues to provide the best introduction to the strategies of comparative research in political science. Divided into three parts, the book begins by examining different methods, applying these methods to dominant...
Published April 29th 2008 by Routledge
This book draws on key theories and methods from the social sciences to develop a framework for the systematic study of human rights problems. It argues that solid empirical analysis of human rights problems rests on examining the observable practices from state and non-state actors that...
Published December 21st 2005 by Routledge
An Introduction, 2nd Edition
Building on the strengths of the first edition, this accessible and user-friendly textbook explores the strategies of comparative research in political science. It begins by examining different methods, then highlights some of the big issues in comparative politics using a wealth of topical...
Published April 2nd 2003 by Routledge
Why do we compare nations? How do we compare nations? What are the 'big issues' in comparative politics? Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics provides students with the answers to these fundamental questions. It is an accessible and user-friendly text which explores the strategies of...
Published January 3rd 2002 by Routledge