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PS 1400: Comparative Politics

Comparative politics is the process by which researchers test theories and hypotheses through the process of comparison across nations, time, policies, etc.

Welcome to PS 1400: Comparative Politics

About this Guide

This library guide will assist you in locating and evaluating sources for your PS 1400: Comparative Politics course. Many of the resources on this guide will support you with your Term Paper. Your term paper will be a comparative case study that includes three main components: 

1. Selection of a country as your main case study (it can be the same country you chose to represent or a different country).

2. Selection of a topic that relates to the class material.

3. Comparison between your country and other country/countries. The comparison should follow the guidelines of the comparative method, which we will discuss in class.