A research method is a strategy of inquiry which moves from the underlying philosophical assumptions to research design and data. These are studies which gather in-depth, detailed data about a group or individual they use many different research methods to gather the data, such as observations. Case study research: method and practice 11th ecpr summer school in methods and techniques, 28th july to 13th august, 2016 central european university, budapest. In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study is a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a subject of study (the case. With over 90,000 copies sold of the previous editions the new third edition of the best-selling case study research has been carefully revised, updated, and expanded.
1 case study research design and methods (1994, second edition thousand oaks: sage) by robert k yin summary general characteristics when to use case study method. Common methods used in case study research the goal of case study research is to understand the complexity of a case in the most complete way possible. Provides a thorough overview of the design and methods in case study research as a guidance for students the case study as a type of qualitative research 31. Browse cases choose from hundreds of case studies showing how methods are applied in real research projects browse all cases, cases from sage research methods cases.
Qualitative research methods quantitative research methods scholarly publishing about the [email protected] guides. Case study h researc fourthedition applied social research methods series the case study as a research method comparing case studies with other research. Case study research design and methods second edition robert k yin applied social research methods series volumes ~ sage publications ~~ international educational.
Qualitative case study methodology provides tools for researchers to study complex it becomes a valuable method for health science research to develop. Chapter 14 teaching research methods in the humanities and social sciences how to do case study research donna m zucker introduction there are multiple definitions.
The case study research method originated in clinical medicine (the case history, ie the patient’s personal history. The case study has been especially used in social science, psychology, anthropology and ecology this method of study is especially useful for trying to test.
Providing a complete portal to the world of case study research, the fourth edition of robert k yin’s bestselling text case study research offers comprehensive. Chapter 1 a (very) brief refresher on the case study method 5 different research methods, including the case study method, can be determined by the kind of research. Case study as a research method 2 investigate contemporary real-life phenomenon through detailed contextual analysis of a limited number of events or conditions, and.