The Comparative Method (Paperback)

Moving Beyond Qualitative and Quantitative Strategies

By Charles C. Ragin

University of California Press, 9780520280038, 216pp.

Publication Date: July 18, 2014

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (3/28/1989)

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Charles C. Ragin’s The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology. Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest, debate, and praise.

About the Author

Charles C. Ragin is Chancellor's Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine.