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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Case study research : design and methods /|
|Author||Yin, Robert K.,|
|Subjects||Case method. ; Social sciences--Research--Methodology. ; Etudes de cas. ; Sciences sociales. ; Méthodologie. ; Méthodes de recherche. ; Manuels. ; Sozialwissenschaften ; Empirische Sozialforschung ; Fallmethode ; Social Sciences--methods. ; Research Design. ; (DE-588)4055916-6--(DE-603)085155861--Sozialwissenschaften ; (DE-588)4014606-6--(DE-603)085032867--Empirische Sozialforschung ; (DE-588)4016370-2--(DE-603)085038350--Fallmethode|
|Collation||xxviii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-257) and index.
Getting started : how to know whether and when to use the case study as a research method -- Designing case studies : identifying your case(s) and establishing the logic on your case study -- Preparing to collect case study evidence : what you need to do before starting to collect case study data -- Collecting case study evidence : the principles you should follow in working with six sources of evidence -- Analyzing case study evidence : how to start your analysis, your analytic choices, and how they work -- Reporting case studies : how and what to compose -- Appendix A. A note on the uses of case study research in psychology -- Appendix B. A note on the uses of case study research in evaluations -- Appendix C. Index of individual case studies (cited in BOXES or from expanded case study materials). Providing a complete portal to the world of case study research, the Fifth Edition of Robert K. Yin's bestselling text offers comprehensive coverage of the design and use of the case study method as a valid research tool. The book offers a clear definition of the case study method as well as discussion of design and analysis techniques. The Fifth Edition has been updated with nine new case studies, three new appendices, seven tutorials presented at the end of relevant chapters, increased coverage of values and ethics, expanded discussion on logic models, a brief glossary, and completely updated citations. This book includes exemplary case studies drawn from a wide variety of academic fields.