(noun) Large-scale sociological analysis of long-term social processes such as institutions, social structures, social systems, and whole societies.

Example: Studying social revolutions such as in Theda Skocpol’s (1947) States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China (1979).

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