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Top 6 Characteristics of Comparative Government

This article throws light upon the top six characteristics of comparative government. The characteristics are: 1. Essentially Non-Comparative 2. Essentially Descriptive Studies 3. Historical-Legalistic-Institutional Approach 4. Essentially Parochial 5. Essential Static 6. Essentially Monographic. Characteristic # 1. Essentially Non-Comparative: The vast majority of publications in the field of comparative government deal either with one country […]

Comparative Politics: Meaning, Scope and Its Evolution | Political System

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Comparative Politics 2. Scope of Comparative Politics and 3. Evolution. Meaning and Definition of Comparative Politics: The study of comparative politics involves conscious comparisons in studying political experience, institutions, behaviour and processes of the systems of government in a comprehensive manner. It includes the […]

Top 8 Features of Comparative Politics | Political Systems

This article throws light upon the top eight features of comparative politics. Some of the features are: 1. Analytical and Empirical Research 2. Objective Study of Politics 3. Emphasis Upon the Study of Infra-Structure of Politics 4. Inter-Disciplinary Focus 5. Study of Political Processes in both Developed and Developing Countries 6. Horizontal and Vertical Comparisons […]

Scope of Comparative Politics: 12 Subjects | Political Systems

This article throws light upon the twelve main subjects included in the scope of comparative politics. Some of the subjects are: 1. All Political Structures 2. Functional Studies 3. Study of Political Behaviour 4. Study of Similarities and Differences 5. Study of all Political Systems 6. Study of the Environment and Infrastructure of Politics and […]

Discipline of Comparative Politics: 4 Innovations

This article throws light upon the four new innovations in the discipline of comparative politics summarised by Gabriel A. Almond and G. Bingham Powell, Jr. The four new innovations are: 1. The Search for a More Comprehensive Scope 2. The Search for Realism 3. The Search for Precision 4. The Search for a New Intellectual […]