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The use of macro-sociological factor analysis in comparative studies

Vladimir Rys

in Reinventing social security worldwide

Published by Policy Press

Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9781847426413
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447303176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847426413.003.0007
The use of macro-sociological factor analysis in comparative studies

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This chapter studies the use of macro-sociological factor analysis in comparative studies of post-community societies during the early 21st century. It compares the social product of the institution and takes into consideration the ‘cultural factor’. The concept of practical applicability is introduced, before the discussion shifts to the possible use of macro-sociological factor analysis in current studies.

Keywords: macro-sociological factor analysis; comparative studies; post-community societies; cultural factor

Chapter.  2808 words. 

Subjects: Economic Sociology

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