Gerardo L. Munck

University of Southern California

2250 Alcazar Street

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

Desagregando al régimen político: Aspectos conceptuales en el Estudio de la democratización (Disaggregating Political Regime: Conceptual Issues in the Study of Democratization)

Victor Alarcón Olguín (ed.), Metodologías para el análisis politico: Enfoques, procesos e instituciones (México: UAM and Plaza y Valdés Editores, 2006)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Comparative Politics: Taking Stock and Looking Forward

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Research Designs

Encyclopedia of Social Measurement, Vol 3, pp. 385-395 (2005)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck and Jay Verkuilen
University of Southern California and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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What is Democracy? A Reconceptualization of the Quality of Democracy

IPSA Committee on Concepts and Methods Working Paper Series # 60 (2014)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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democracy, electoral democracy, quality of democracy, comparative politics

What is Democracy? A Reconceptualization of the Quality of Democracy

Democratization,Vol. 23, No. 1, 2016: 1-26
Posted: 13 Feb 2016
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California

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Symposium on Critical Junctures and Historical Legacies

Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 15, No. 1, pp. 1-47, 2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, Cornell University - Law School, Cornell University - Department of Government, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Political Science, Boston University - Department of Political Science, Notre Dame University, Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government, Students, Johns Hopkins University, University of Notre Dame and University of California, Berkeley - Center on the Politics of Development
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critical junctures, Latin America, state-formation, party systems, neoliberal transformation, religion, law, economic growth, colonial rebellion

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Democratic Theory after Transitions from Authoritarian Rule

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2011
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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democratic theory, democracy studies, the value of democracy, democracy promotion

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Disaggregating Political Regime: Conceptual Issues in the Study of Democratization

Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies Working Paper #228 (1996)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Building Blocks and Methodological Challenges: A Framework for Studying Critical Junctures

Qualitative and Multi-Method Research 15, No. 1, Spring 2017, pp. 2-9
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Sep 2017
David Collier and Gerardo L. Munck
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Political Science and University of Southern California
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critical juncture

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State or Democracy First? Alternative Perspectives on the State-Democracy Nexus

Democratization Vol. 21, Nº 7 (2014): 1221–43
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2014
Sebastián Mazzuca and Gerardo L. Munck
Johns Hopkins University and University of Southern California
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state, democracy, democratization, nationalism, administration

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Debating the Direction of Comparative Politics. An Analysis of Leading Journals

Comparative Political Studies, Volume 40 Number 1, pp. 5-31, January (2007)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck and Richard Snyder
University of Southern California and Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Measuring Corruption: A Critical Assessment and a Proposal

Perspectives on Corruption and Human Development, Macmillan, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Aug 2014
Angela Hawken and Gerardo L. Munck
Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy and University of Southern California
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Game Theory and Comparative Politics: New Perspectives and Old Concerns

World Politics 53 ( January 2001), 173-204
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Conceptualizing and Measuring Democracy. Evaluating Alternative Indices

Comparative Political Studies, Vol. 35 No. 1, February 2002 5-34 (2002)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck and Jay Verkuilen
University of Southern California and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Modes of Transition and Democratization. South America and Eastern Europe in Comparative Perspective

Comparative Politics Vol. 29, No. 3 (1997): 343-362.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck and Carol Skalnik Leff
University of Southern California and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Canons of Research Design in Qualitative Analysis

Studies in Comparative International Development, Fall, Vol. 33, No. 3 (1998)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Democratic Theory after 'Transitions from Authoritarian Rule'

Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 9, No. 2, June (2011)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Does the Evaluator Make a Difference? Measurement Validity in Corruption Research

IPSA Committee on Concepts and Methods Working Paper Series # 48 (2011)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Angela Hawken and Gerardo L. Munck
Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy and University of Southern California
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Democratic Transitions in Comparative Perspective

Comparative Politics Vol. 26, Nº 3 (1994): 355-375.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Democratic Transitions

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Volume 6, March 2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 13 Feb 2016
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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The Regime Question: Theory Building in Democracy Studies

World Politics 54, pp.119-44 (2001)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Building Democracy...Which Democracy? Ideology and Models of Democracy in Post-Transition Latin America

Government and Opposition, Vol. 50, No. 3, pp. 364-393, 2015
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Feb 2016
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Cross-National Indices with Gender-Differentiated Data: What Do They Measure? How Valid are They?

Social Indicators Research, 111:801-838 (2013)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Angela Hawken and Gerardo L. Munck
Pepperdine University - School of Public Policy and University of Southern California
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Democratic Politics in Latin America: New Debates and Research Frontiers

Annual Review of Political Science, 2004
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Democracy and Development in a Globalized World: Thinking About Latin America from Within

Studies in Comparative International Development (2009) 44:337-358
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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Regimes and Democracy in Latin America

Studies in Comparative International Development, Spring 2001, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 3–6.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Mar 2017
David Collier and Gerardo L. Munck
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Political Science and University of Southern California
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Who Publishes in Comparative Politics? Studying the World from the United States

PS: Political Science and Politics, April 2007, DOI: 10.1017/S1049096507070552
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck and Richard Snyder
University of Southern California and Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
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Actor Formation, Social Co-Ordination, and Political Strategy: Some Conceptual Problems in the Study of Social Movements.

Sociology, Vol. 29, No. 4, p.667-658, (1995)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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28.

Conceptualization and Measurement: Basic Distinctions and Guidelines

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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measurement, concepts, democracy, indices

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The Theoretical Foundations of Critical Juncture Research: Critique and Reconstruction

Critical Junctures and Historical Legacies: Insights and Methods for Comparative Social Science
Number of pages: 39
Gerardo L. Munck
University of Southern California
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critical junctures, models of change, causation