Qualitative comparative analysis (qca) offers a new, systematic way of studying configurations of cases qca is used in comparative research and when using case-study research methods the qca analysts interprets the data qualitatively whilst also looking at causality between the variables thus the two-stage. Conclusion from the case studies i looked among is that it is generally more number of pages in the multiple case studies than in the single case studies 1 introduction espite the on-going discussion about case studies limitations in association with other methods and its credibility, the case study method is. 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. Comparative case studies lesley bartlett and fran vavrus case study methodology is widely used across multiple disciplines and fields but what is a case, and what is a case study 'case' is often used in an obfuscating sense and may be defined as place, as institution, as study participants, as unit of. Greater familiarity, i summarize some important developments in qualitative methodology given the expansive literature and limited space, i focus on comparative and case study methods,3 and more specifically on those that aim to produce causal explanations based on a logically coherent theoretical argument that. This article presents a reconstructed definition of the case study approach to research this definition emphasizes comparative politics, which has been closely linked to this method since its creation the article uses this definition as a basis to explore a series of contrasts between cross-case study and case study research.
85 research methodology applied to a comparative case study of the deinstitutionalisation of children in bulgaria and ukraine chrissie gale abstract following the demise of the soviet union, world attention was alerted to the situation of thousands of children living in large residential institutions across countries of the. J public health manag pract 2017 jan/feb23(1):81-89 use of comparative case study methodology for us public health policy analysis: a review dinour lm(1), kwan a, freudenberg n author information: (1)department of nutrition and food studies, montclair state university, montclair, new jersey (dr dinour). 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.
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. Description of comparative historical analysis and case study methods, an elective course offered by the pardee rand graduate school.
The approach engages two logics of comparison: first, the more common compare and contrast logic and second, a “tracing across” sites or scales we consider the comparative case study approach to be a heuristic derived from a greek word that means “to discover,” heuristic can be defined as a method that comes from. 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. The purpose of this paper is to highlight the difficulties faced during the interview process in a cross-national qualitative comparative case study between japan and australia it discusses the challenges in producing insightful data and preserving the integrity of findings when methodologies are influenced by different.