Pre-Publication Papers

on Democracy and Democratization

by Michael Coppedge

Review of Adam Przeworski, Michael Alvarez, Jose Antonio Cheibub, and Fernando Limongi, Democracy and Development: Political Institutions and Well-Being in the World, 1950-1990, forthcoming in Studies in Comparative International Development.

"Theory Building and Hypothesis Testing: Large- vs. Small-N Approaches in Democratization Research," paper presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago.

"Thickening Thin Concepts: Issues in Large-N Data Generation," to be included in David Collier and Gerardo Munck, eds., Regimes in Latin America: Concepts, Methods, and Findings (forthcoming).

(With Daniel Brinks) "Patterns of Diffusion in the Third Wave of Democratization."

"How the Large N Could Complement the Small in Democratization Research,"presented at the 1997 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC.  A brief version of this paper, dealing with comparative methods in general rather than just democratization, was published in Comparative Politics 31:4 (July 1999): 465-476.  The democratization parts have been preserved, along with much new text, in the forthcoming article listed below.

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