Lipsets: Breakdown/survival of democracy in inter-war Europe

Description Format Details Source Examples

Description

This is the fuzzy set version of Lipset data on Breakdown/survival of democracy in inter-war Europe.

Format

A data frame with 18 observations on the following 13 variables.

Country

Name of country

Survived

If a country survives the economic and political upheavals of this period.

Survived.FZ

Fuzzy set score of Survived

Developed

The degree of development.

Developed.FZ

Fuzzy set score of Developed.

Urban

The degree of urbanization.

Urban.FZ

Fuzzy set score of Urban.

Literate

The degree of literate a county is.

Literate.FZ

Fuzzy set score of Literate.

Industrial

The degree of industrialization.

Industrial.FZ

Fuzzy set score of Industrial

Unstable

The degree of political instablity.

Stable.FZ

Fuzzy set score of political stability.

Details

The data set is from Ragin(2009:95), the details about the dataset is described in page 93.

Source

Ragin. Charles. 2009. Qualitative Comparative Analyais Using Fuzzy Sets (fsQCA). In Configuraional comparative Methods: qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) and related techniques. ed by Benoit RiHoux and Charles Ragin. Sage.

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conditions <- c("Developed.FZ","Urban.FZ","Literate.FZ","Industrial.FZ", "Stable.FZ")
reduce(Lipset_fs,"Survived.FZ",conditions,explain="positive",remaind="exclude",
      prepro="fs",consistency=0.7)
## Formula 1 in page 112
reduce(Lipset_fs,"Survived.FZ",conditions,explain="positive",remaind="include",
       prepro="fs",consistency=0.7)
## Formula 2 in page 114
reduce(Lipset_fs,"Survived.FZ",conditions,explain="negative",remaind="exclude",
       prepro="fs",consistency=0.7)
## Formula 5 in page 115
reduce(Lipset_fs,"Survived.FZ",conditions,explain="negative",remaind="include",
      prepro="fs",consistency=0.7)
## Formula 6 in page 117

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