Applications of Case Study Research / Edition 2

Applications of Case Study Research / Edition 2

by Robert K. Yin, Robert K. Yin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761925503

ISBN-13: 9780761925507

Pub. Date: 12/04/2002

Publisher: SAGE Publications

A collection of nine example case studies for new or veteran researchers who are committed to doing case studies and want more information on how to do so, or are trying to decide whether to do case studies. As in the 1993 edition, all the examples come from COSMOS Corporation, a social research think tank. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR  See more details below

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A collection of nine example case studies for new or veteran researchers who are committed to doing case studies and want more information on how to do so, or are trying to decide whether to do case studies. As in the 1993 edition, all the examples come from COSMOS Corporation, a social research think tank. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761925507
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/04/2002
Series:
Applied Social Research Methods
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. ITheory1
1The Role of Theory in Doing Case Studies3
Pt. IIDescriptive Case Studies29
2A Case Study of a Neighborhood Organization31
3Computer Implementation in a Local School System53
Pt. IIIExplanatory Case Studies67
4A Nutshell Example: The Effect of a Federal Award on a University Computer Science Department69
5Essential Ingredients of Explanatory Case Studies: Three Drug Prevention Examples72
6Transforming a Business Firm Through Strategic Planning82
7Sheriff's Combined Auto Theft Task Force97
Pt. IVCross-Case Analyses107
8Technical Assistance for HIV/AIDS Community Planning109
9Proposal Processing by Public and Private Universities134
10Case Studies of Transformed Firms144
References165
Index167
About the Author173

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