Applications of Case Study Research / Edition 3

Applications of Case Study Research / Edition 3

by Robert K. Yin
     
 

Designed to help both graduate students and start-up researchers with their own case study research, this book presents 21 individual applications of the case study method together with cross-referenced discussions of key methodological issues. Many of the applications—including a wide array of single-case studies useful as examples for solo researchers&mdash

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Designed to help both graduate students and start-up researchers with their own case study research, this book presents 21 individual applications of the case study method together with cross-referenced discussions of key methodological issues. Many of the applications—including a wide array of single-case studies useful as examples for solo researchers—have been shortened or re-written expressly for this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412989169
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/21/2011
Series:
Applied Social Research Methods Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
305,471
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Starting Points
Chapter 1. A (Very) Brief Refresher on the Case Study Method
Chapter 2. Field Notes
Chapter 3. The Role of Theory in Doing Case Studies
PART II: Descriptive Case Studies
Chapter 4. Start-Up for a Newly-Appointed Education Leader
Chapter 5. Citizens on Patrol
Chapter 6. A Case Study of a Neighborhood Organization
PART III: Explanatory Case Studies
Chapter 7. A Nutshell Example: The Effect of a Federal Award on a University Computer Science Department
Chapter 8. Essential Ingredients of Explanatory Case Studies: Three Drug Prevention Examples
Chapter 9. Transforming a Business Firm Through Strategic Planning
Chapter 10. Rival Explanations
PART IV: Cross-Case Syntheses
Chapter 11. Proposal Processing by Public and Private Universities
Chapter 12. Case Studies of Transformed Firms
PART V: Case Study Evaluations
Chapter 13: Evaluation of a Community Coalition
Chapter 14. Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force
Chapter 15. Technical Assistance for HIV/AIDS Community Planning

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