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SBE 2020: Submission Detail

ID Number: 199
Title: Transnational Research in the Social Sciences
Lead Author: Sellers, Jefferey M.
Abstract: This White Paper calls for a new emphasis on what I term transnational comparative approaches in the social sciences. Applicable to a wide range of social science fields, these approaches combine comparison of subnational units with comparison between distinct national contexts. In such diverse fields as urban studies, federalism, regional political economy, immigration, disaster relief and social movements, transnational research can extend existing knowledge beyond the reach of established cross-national and subnational comparative methods. To realize the potential of transnational research requires support for transnational datasets, for elaboration of transnational methods, and for collaborative international research networks built around transnational approaches.
PDF: Sellers_Jefferey_199.pdf

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