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14 Cards in this Set

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path dependency
sequences of choices, events, once gone down the road, you can't go back
Archival Historical Research
public docs+ official records
private documents
mass media
physical, non verbal material
social science archives
secondary historical method
variable oriented approach
use a large number of countries and search for a parsimonious generalizable pattern across comparative historical units
deductive theory testing
specify hypothesis to be tested in terms of variables then include the widest possible population of relevant observations
case oriented approach
examine small # of casess and attempt to construct a complex, deep understanding of cases and push for developing a specific explanation that illustrates but doesn't prove or disprove some social theory
mills method of inequality
if 2 or more instances of phenomena have only one of several possible causes in common, thank common circumstances cause
mills indirect method of difference
1st identify instances of phenomena and use method of aggresment then identify similar cases where phenomena did not occur and check to be sure cause did not occur
use different perspectives or disimilar approaches to better understand phenomena in different methods reach the same conclusions there is less uncertainty
how did authors triangualte
multiple methods, systematic strategies
go no go decisions
decisive action science inlfuenced, settings, rules standards
developing a rationale for action
judge considerations
legitimation and accountability
serving advocates and
liberal feminism
developed out of 18th century, humans can reason society should let everyone pursue autonomy and self fulfilment. women just as rational as men.
radical feminism
not enough to have equal opportunities because the system fundamentally unfair because of childrearing. focus cultures constructs, women are oppressed worldwide