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Case Study Research : Principles and Practices (Hardcover) (John Gerring)

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"Case Study Research: Principles and Practices provides a general understanding of the case study method as well as specific tools for its successful implementation. These tools are applicable in a variety of fields including anthropology, business and management, communications, economics, education, medicine, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology. Topics include: a survey of case study approaches; a methodologically tractable definition of "case study"; strategies for case selection, including random sampling and other algorithmic approaches; quantitative and qualitative modes of case study analysis; and problems of internal and external validity. The new edition of this core textbook is designed to be accessible to readers who are new to the subject and is thoroughly revised and updated, incorporating recent research and numerous up-to-date studies. John Gerring is Professor of Government at University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of Party Ideologies in America, 1828-1996 (Cambridge, 1998), A Centripetal Theory of Democratic Governance (Cambridge, 2008), Concepts and Method: Giovanni Sartori and His Legacy (with David Collier, 2009), Social Science Methodology: A Unified Framework, second edition (Cambridge, 2012), and Applied Social Science Methodology (with Dino Christenson, Cambridge, forthcoming), along with numerous articles"--
Number of Pages: 300
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Research
Series Title: Strategies for Social Inquiry
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Author: John Gerring
Language: English
Street Date: April 30, 2017
TCIN: 51991804
UPC: 9781107181267
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-9756
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