Although the primary focus is on discussions located in the fields of comparative politics and international studies, the application of the comparative method is by no means restricted to those fields the decision to analyze only a few cases is strongly influenced by the types of political phenomena under study and how they. How do you ensure that case studies are representative for the population and not anomalies how do you make sure to avoid bias in selecting the case studies. Description of comparative historical analysis and case study methods, an elective course offered by the pardee rand graduate school. Abstract in this work-in-progress, we present early comparative experiences with methods for designing tangible user interfaces (tuis) groups of designers used different approaches for design in the context of a concrete case study: a tui for controlling led lighting within hotel rooms from the results of the groups and. The logic of comparative case studies source: diagram based on the discussion of case study designs in yin, robert k, case study research: design and methods, fifth edition, sage, los angeles, 2014 1 clarify the keqs and purpose of the study to determine whether a comparative case studies design is appropriate. Situated the comparative method as a basic method in its own right, alongside the experimental, statistical and case study methods sartori (1991:243) stated categorically that comparative politics is a “field characterized by a method” however, this did not end the disagreement as to the status of the comparative method.
Comparative methods are most frequently used to determine the extent to which a theory generated from one set of cases applies to other cases case studies it is in this context that we might understand halperin and heath's point that case study research (single-n) is comparative you might be going. They may be selected as an appropriate impact evaluation design when it is not feasible to undertake an experimental design, and/or when there is a need to explain how the context influences the success of programme or policy initiatives comparative case studies usually utilize both qualitative and quantitative methods. Abstract the case study, as a method of inquiry, is particularly suited to the field of political psychology yet there is little training in political science, and even less in psychology, on how to do case study research furthermore, misconceptions about case studies contribute to the methodological barrier that exists within and.
”in brief, the case study method allows investigators to to retain the holistic and meaningful characteristics of real-life events – such as individual life cycles, small group behaviour, organizational and managerial processes, neighbourhood change, school performance, international relations, and the. 7, march, 2013 pp8ie96 rethinking a case study method in educational research: a comparative analysis method in qualitative research1 murakam1, yusuke translated by ohmori, ai there are two types of qualitative research that analyze a small number of cases or a single case: idiographic/diﬂerentiation. Request (pdf) | a practical guide to | the case study, as a method of inquiry, is particularly suited to the field of political psychology yet there is little training in political science, and even less in psychology, on how to do case study research furthermore, misconceptions about case studies contribute to.
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), as well as its related contextual conditions case studies can be produced by following a formal research method these case studies are likely to appear in. A comparative case study with industrial requirements engineering methods antje von knethen 1 , erik kamsties 2 , ralf reussner 3 , christian bunse 2 , bin shen 1 1department of computer science, university of kaiserslautern d- 67653 kaiserslautern, germany [email protected] 2fraunhofer.
The comparative case study examines in rich detail the context and features of two or more instances of specific phenomena this form of case study still strives for the “thick description” common in single case studies however, the goal of comparative. As part of a doctorate study i sought to investigate this variance utilising a comparative case study approach through a literature review i explored the concept of deinstitutionalisation, the contextual background of post-communist countries, and child care reform in bulgaria and ukraine fieldwork involving semi-structured. A practical guide to the comparative case study method in political psychology juliet kaarbo university of kansas ryan k beasley baker university the case study, as a method of inquiry, is particularly suited to the field of political psychology yet there is little training in political science, and even less in psychology,. Comparative analysis and case studies mevit 4800 - 09112010 gunn sara enli, associate professor department of media and communication university of oslo 2 department of media and communication plan for lecture ➢ case study ➢ comparative method ➢ participant observation 3 department of media.
Abstract: what is a case study and what is it good for in this article, we review dominant approaches to case study research and point out their limitations next, we propose a new approach - the comparative case study approach - that attends simultaneously to global, national, and local dimensions of case-based research. Abstract -- this discussion integrates key concepts from case research methodology, theory development, the configurational approach to organizations, and actual research experience, in order to suggest a systematic process for doing qualitative research, described as the dynamic-comparative case study method (d.