The Theoretical Foundations of Critical Juncture Research: Critique and Reconstruction
Critical Junctures and Historical Legacies: Insights and Methods for Comparative Social Science, Forthcoming
39 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2021
Date Written: July 20, 2021
This chapter reviews the theoretical foundations of critical juncture research and, based on a consideration of how foundational issues should be addressed, suggests that some changes to the core ideas used in this research are needed. The aim of the chapter is to show how the critical juncture framework can be reconstructed on stronger foundations.
Keywords: critical junctures, models of change, causation
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