Case study research design and methods applied social research methods series vol 5

Now I feel that this research is going to be really di Very good book which clarifies the aims and use of case study research in a simple understandable language. I have a quite a few sound reasons for the 5 star rating.

With the help of Yin and some example books that he recommended, possibly, you will know how to do research. Second, is the writing of the text based on sound research? This book, in my opinion, is one of the most practical, useful books on the topic of case study design.

Or it is bad.

To make matters worse, I see the term "case study" thrown around like crazy in this internet world, suggesting that it really is a method that anyone can do.

I urge anyone who wants to do a case study to pick up a copy of this book I just want to say, when evaluating a textbook, you must ask yourself a question "Can this book really help me with my research?

Note that he received strict training in psychology at MIT. I did not get anything from Creswell after I finished that dictionary-like text. First, is the writer a researcher? Especially interesting was to find out principles and recommendations for data collection.

There were a few things that were helpful about research analysis, but other than that, the info about setting up a case and that sort of thing seemed pretty self-explanatory and can be understood through reading a chapter or section of an overview to qualitative analysis.

To determine the quality of a text, audience should consider two factors: But the slowness gives me much time to develop a deep understanding about what I am reading. From his big books, I am not sure if you really can make sense. He is the founder of grounded theory. They know how to research and it is very possible for them to explain and convey the essence of how to do.

After all he is hard-working and he also conducts studies in the area of education. In the first place, I must admit that I am a slow reader.

Another thing I took from the book is the usefulness of a pilot study. Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches J.

Across that book, he recommended many books and articles of empirical research.

Case Study Research: Design and Methods

The book is succinct, highly readable, and well-written. If you choose a methodology text based on the number of citations, you might be tricked. If the writing is based on empirical studies, it is more possible for the book be successful than those based mainly on explanation, theories, and book chapters without empirical studies.

Yin addresses the criticisms of case studies head on and attends to them in a very clear way. I should say his book is good even for those who does not prefer this method.

Triangulation - quite useful for my research. Now I feel that this research is going to be really difficult If the author is not a real researcher, how could he write a reasonable book to help you understand how to research?

Case Study Research Design

CreswellQualitative research design J. At the same time, we must pay attention to the soundness of the literatures on which the textbook writing is based.CASE STUDY RESEARCH Design and Methods Second Edition Robert K. Yin Applied Social Research Methods Series VolumeS ~ SAGE Publications ~~ International Educational and Professional Publisher Thousand Oaks London New Deihl.

Get this from a library! Case study research: design and methods. [Robert K Yin] -- "This new edition Case Study Research has been carefully revised, updated, and expanded while retaining virtually all of the features and coverage of the second edition.

Robert K. Yin's comprehensive. Qualitative case study methodology provides tools for researchers to study complex phenomena within their contexts. When the approach is applied correctly, it becomes a valuable method for health science research to develop theory, evaluate programs, and develop interventions.

The purpose of this paper is to guide the novice researcher in identifying the key elements for designing and. Case Study Research and Applications: Design and Methods Case Study Research and Applications will guide students in the successful design and use of the case study research method.

Case Study Research: Design and Methods (Applied Social Research Methods) Robert K. Yin. out of 5 stars /5(14). "The fifth volume in the Applied Social Research Methods series is an extremely successful volume.

Case study research : design and methods

In this 4th edition, Robert Yin has updated the chapters and case examples to reflect recent developments in the field. Case Study Research is a comprehensive presentation of the design and use of the.

With over 90, copies sold of the previous editions the new Third Edition of the best-selling Case Study Research has been carefully revised, updated, and expanded while retaining virtually all of the features and coverage of the second edition.

Robert Yin′s comprehensive presentation covers all aspects of the case study method - from problem definition, design, and data collection, to 4/5(15).

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