The Case Study Anthology / Edition 1

The Case Study Anthology / Edition 1

by Robert K. Yin
     
 

The Case Study Anthology, the latest from bestselling author Robert Yin, introduces readers to the world of case study research. It contains 19 carefully chosen and well-edited works, some of which represent excerpts from all-time classic case studies in sociology, political science, and related disciplines. This anthology will help readers to understand how case

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The Case Study Anthology, the latest from bestselling author Robert Yin, introduces readers to the world of case study research. It contains 19 carefully chosen and well-edited works, some of which represent excerpts from all-time classic case studies in sociology, political science, and related disciplines. This anthology will help readers to understand how case study research has been conducted—including the current state of the art—and how they might conduct their own case studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761929260
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/07/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Section I: Theoretical Perspectives and Case Selection
The Epidemic That Never Was: Policy-Making and the Swine Flu Scare - Richard E. Neustadt and Harvey Fineberg
Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis - Allison, Graham, and Philip Zelikow
Middletown: A Study of Modern American Culture - Robert S. Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd
Yankee City: The Social Life of a Modern Community - W. Lloyd Warner and Paul S. Lunt
Implementation: How Great Expectations in Washington Are Dashed in Oakland - Jeffrey L. Pressman and Aaron Wildavsky
Section II: The Strength of Multiple Cases
Section II: The Strength of Multiple Cases
Korea: Winning with Microwaves - Ira Magaziner and Mark Patinkin
The Rise of the Pentagon and U.S. State Building - Gregory Hooks
New Towns-in-Town: The Limits of Centralization - Martha Derthick
Section III: Quantitative Evidence and Embedded Units of Analysis
Implementing an Education Innovation - Neal Gross, Joseph B. Giacquinta, and Maryilyn Bernstein
Union Democracy: The Internal Politics of the International Typographical Union - Seymour Martin Lipset, Martin A. Trow, and James S. Coleman
Testing the Basic Logic of the Chicago School Reform Act - Anthony S. Bryk, Penny Bender Bebring, David Kerbow, Sharon Rollow, and John Q. Easton
Section IV: More Illustrations of Case Study Evidence
Winning at the Game: Intel and Silicon Valley Fever - Everett M. Rogers and Judith K. Larsen
Civil Society and Crisis: Culture, Discourse, and the Rodney King Beating - Ronald N. Jacobs
Working: Growth of High-Technology Culture - Everett M. Rogers and Judith K. Larsen
Head Start: The Inside Story of America's Most Successful Educational Experiment - Edward Zigler and Susan Muenchow
Section V: Analyses and Conclusions
The Organization of a Methadone Program - Dorothy Nelkin
Transformation in the New York City Police Department - George L. Kelling and Catherine M. Coles
Communities Not Fazed: Why Military Base Closures May Not Be Catastrophic - Ted K. Bradshaw
Lessons From Houston: Fighting to Save Our Urban Schools - Donald R. Mc Adams
Index
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