ISBN-10:
1452242569
ISBN-13:
2901452242568
Pub. Date:
05/07/2013
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Case Study Research: Design and Methods / Edition 5

Case Study Research: Design and Methods / Edition 5

by Robert K. Yin

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ISBN-13: 2901452242568
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/07/2013
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Robert K. Yin is President of COSMOS Corporation, an applied research and social science firm. Over the years, COSMOS has successfully completed hundreds of projects for federal agencies, state and local agencies, and private foundations.

Outside of COSMOS, Dr. Yin has assisted numerous other research groups, helping to train their field teams or to design research studies. The most recent such engagements have been with The World Bank, the Division of Special Education and dis Ability Research at George Mason University, the Department of Nursing Research and Quality Outcomes at the Children’s National Health System (Washington, DC), and the School of Education, Southern New Hampshire University.

Dr. Yin has authored over 100 publications, including authoring or editing 11 books (not counting the multiple editions of any given book). Earlier editions of the present book have been translated into eight languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Swedish, Romanian, Italian, Polish, and Portuguese), and a second book on Qualitative Research from Start to Finish (2016) is in its 2nd edition and has been translated into four languages (Chinese, Korean, Swedish, and Portuguese). Dr. Yin received his B.A. in history from Harvard College (magna cum laude) and his Ph.D. in brain and cognitive sciences from MIT.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started: How to Know Whether and When to Use the Case Study as a Research Method
Chapter 2. Designing Case Studies: Identifying Your Case(s) and Establishing the Logic of Your Case Study
Chapter 3. Preparing to Collect Case Study Evidence: What You Need to Do before Starting to Collect Case Study Data
Chapter 4. Collecting Case Study Evidence: The Principles You Should Follow in Working with Six Sources of Evidence
Chapter 5. Analyzing Case Study Evidence: How to Start Your Analysis, Your Analytic Choices, and How They Work
Chapter 6. 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)

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