Hoose a theoretical or methodological approach in comparative politics and discuss its merits and problems

it is crucial to the quality of your paper that you present an argument. this means that you identify a question that you try to answer or formulate a thesis that you want to defend or criticize. this argument should be stated in the introduction. in order to make an arguement you should provide a concise summary of the approach you talk about or the particular aspects of it that are vital to your argument. it is important not to spend too much time on describing the characteristics of an approach. be sure that this section does not take up more than half your paper. the rest should be devoted to discussing the merits and shortcomings that you attribute an approach