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About Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics is the political analysis of countries, societies, institutions, and policies, which include comparisons of various political systems. It evaluates similarities and differences in domestic and cross-national politics using different methods such as qualitative, to measure cases as a whole and compare them, or quantitative i.e., statistical of empirical data. There are broad subjects which comparative politics may include from causes of civil wars, building post-war institutions, constitutional comparison, political behavior and institutions of trade policy and international markets, military power, different economic models, countries’ development of democracy, and political party systems. Comparativists analyze similarities and differences in order to draw conclusions about advantages or disadvantages of particular political systems, institutions, states or societies in general.