Comparative Perspective

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Definition: The comparative perspective is based on the idea that a society or social system cannot be fully understood without comparing it with other societies or systems. The main limitation of this perspective is that societies differ in so many ways and therefore may not always be compared meaningfully.

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Crossman, Ashley. "Comparative Perspective." ThoughtCo, Aug. 27, 2020, Crossman, Ashley. (2020, August 27). Comparative Perspective. Retrieved from Crossman, Ashley. "Comparative Perspective." ThoughtCo. (accessed December 9, 2022).