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Case study research methods [electronic resource] / Bill Gillham.

By: Gillham, Bill.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Real world research: Publisher: London : Continuum, 2000Description: 1 online resource (vi, 106 p.).ISBN: 9781441159069 (electronic bk.); 1441159061 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Case method | Research -- Methodology | REFERENCE -- Research | Ci�encias sociais (pesquisa;metodologia) | Metodologia da pesquisaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Case study research methods.DDC classification: 001.432 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Case study research: underlying principles -- Case study research: the qualitative dimension -- Research preliminaries -- Evidence: the primary concern -- Evidence: what to look out for -- Written and electronically stored material -- Observation: looking and listening -- Interviewing -- Quantitative data in case study research -- Physical artefacts -- The research report: analysing and presenting your findings -- The power of the case study.
Summary: More people than ever are using case studies in research, yet there is very little guidance on how to construct case studies effectively. Drawing on his vast experience of teaching and mentoring researchers, Bill Gillham here provides a comprehensive guide to this popular method of research. Using real-life examples throughout, Case Study Research Methods guides the reader through all the stages of a case study, from initial design to the processing and writing up of findings. Especially detailed guidance offered on observation techniques, using documentary and electronic sources and physical a.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Case study research: underlying principles -- Case study research: the qualitative dimension -- Research preliminaries -- Evidence: the primary concern -- Evidence: what to look out for -- Written and electronically stored material -- Observation: looking and listening -- Interviewing -- Quantitative data in case study research -- Physical artefacts -- The research report: analysing and presenting your findings -- The power of the case study.

More people than ever are using case studies in research, yet there is very little guidance on how to construct case studies effectively. Drawing on his vast experience of teaching and mentoring researchers, Bill Gillham here provides a comprehensive guide to this popular method of research. Using real-life examples throughout, Case Study Research Methods guides the reader through all the stages of a case study, from initial design to the processing and writing up of findings. Especially detailed guidance offered on observation techniques, using documentary and electronic sources and physical a.

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