Case Study Method: Key Issues, Key Texts (Paperback)
  • Case Study Method: Key Issues, Key Texts (Paperback)

Case Study Method: Key Issues, Key Texts (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 17/10/2000
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This is the most comprehensive guide to the current uses and importance of case study methods in social research. The editors bring together key contributions from the field which reflect different interpretations of the purpose and capacity of case study research. The address issues such as: the problem of generalizing from study of a small number of cases; and the role of case study in developing and testing theories.

The editors offer in-depth assessments of the main arguments. An annotated bibliography of the literature dealing with case study research makes this an exhaustive and indispensable guide.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9780761964148
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 439 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 15 mm

`This is a worthwhile book which will be useful to readers. It collects

together key sources on a topic which is a "hardy perennial", guaranteeing

its relevance for academics, researchers, and students on higher level

methods programmes. The editorial contributions are by well-known

authorities in the field, are carefully-constructed, and take a clear

position. I would certainly want this book on my shelf' - Nigel Fielding, University of Surrey

". . .the book enlightens researchers concerning the contributions of case studies to research and could serve as an informative reader for doctoral students considering case study methods for their dissertations."

-- Jody Fitzpatrick

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