Structures, Policies, and Outcomes of Two Countries

How would you write a research paper on some topic related to comparative politics?

Begin with a broad topic and narrow it down to a specific research question you would like to answer. Compare the structures, policies, and outcomes of a specific aspect of two different political systems or countries. Compare the two countries by looking at their:

  • Healthcare policies;
  • Education policies;
  • Immigration policies;
  • Criminal Justice Policies;
  • Election policies;
  • Campaign finance policies;
  • Women’s rights policies;
  • LGBTQ policies; Etc.