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Case Study Research

Case Study Research
What, Why and How?

First Edition

September 2012 | 192 pages | SAGE South Asia
How should case studies be selected? Is case study methodology fundamentally different to that of other methods? What, in fact, is a case?

Case Study Research: What, Why and How?
 is an authoritative and nuanced exploration of the many faces of case-based research methods. As well as the what, how and why, the author also examines the when and which - always with an eye on practical applications to the design, collection, analysis and presentation of the research.

Case study methodology can prove a confusing and fragmented topic. In bringing diverse notions of case study research together in one volume and sensitising the reader to the many varying definitions and perceptions of `case study`, this book equips researchers at all levels with the knowledge to make an informed choice of research strategy.
What Is a Case Study?
When to Conduct a Case Study?
How to Select Cases?
What Data to Collect?
How to Enrich Your Case Study Data?
How to Analyze Your Data?
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'This book is an excellent source for graduate students and researchers in various disciplines immersed in an old positivistic paradigm or a new evidence-based scientific movement. It offers precise advice regarding case study design, steps to be followed in conducting it, and a secure epistemological-methodological space in which appropriate strategies lead to solutions/answers' -

Maja Miskovic
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Peter Swanborn

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ISBN: 9788132110293