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Case Study Research: Principles and Practices provides a general understanding of the case study method as well as specific tools for its successful implementation. These tools are applicable in a variety of fields including anthropology, business and management, communications, economics, education, medicine, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology. Topics include: a survey of case study approaches; a methodologically tractable definition of 'case study'; strategies for case selection, including random sampling and other algorithmic approaches; quantitative and qualitative modes of case study analysis; and problems of internal and external validity. The second edition of this core textbook is designed to be accessible to readers who are new to the subject and is thoroughly revised and updated, incorporating recent research, numerous up-to-date studies and comprehensive lecture slides.Read more
- The only book of its kind to break down traditional boundaries between qualitative and quantitative, experimental and nonexperimental methods
- An excellent teaching tool for students in all fields where the case study method is prominent, such as business, anthropology, economics, education and medicine
- Thoroughly revised and updated throughout to take account of recent developments and up-to-date studies
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: April 2017
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9781107181267
- length: 362 pages
- dimensions: 254 x 182 x 23 mm
- weight: 0.78kg
- contains: 5 b/w illus. 35 tables
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
Part I. Case Studies:
Part II. Selecting Cases:
3. Overview of case selection
4. Descriptive case studies
5. Causal case studies
6. Algorithms and samples
Part III. Analyzing Cases:
7. A typology of research designs
8. Quantitative and qualitative modes of analysis
Part IV. Validity:
9. Internal validity
10. External validity
Part V. Conclusions:
Part VI. References
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