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Case Study Research: Principles and Practices
     

Case Study Research: Principles and Practices

by John Gerring
 

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ISBN-10: 052185928X

ISBN-13: 9780521859288

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


About the Author:
John Gerring is currently associate professor of political science at Boston University

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About the Author:
John Gerring is currently associate professor of political science at Boston University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521859288
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
The Conundrum of the Case Study     1
Thinking About Case Studies     15
What Is a Case Study? The Problem of Definition     17
What Is a Case Study Good For? Case Study versus Large-N Cross-Case Analysis     37
Doing Case Studies     65
Preliminaries     68
Techniques for Choosing Cases   Jason Seawright     86
Internal Validity: An Experimental Template   Rose McDermott     151
Internal Validity: Process Tracing   Craig Thomas     172
Epilogue: Single-Outcome Studies     187
Glossary     211
References     219
Name Index     257
Subject Index     263

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