Outside of cosmos, dr yin has assisted numerous other research groups, helping to train their field teams or to design research studies a recent engagement has been with the united nations development programme, and another assignment has been to provide. 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. Of case studies thomas (2011) provides a table summarizing some of these table 5 kinds of case studies, as defined by different authors author merriam ( 1988) stake (1995) bassey (1999) de vaus (2001) mitchell (2006) drawing on eckstein 1975) yin (2009) categori es of case study descriptive. Robert yin′s comprehensive presentation covers all aspects of the case study method - from problem definition, design, and data collection, to data analysis and composition and reporting yin also traces the uses and importance of case studies to a wide range of disciplines, from sociology, psychology and history to. The findings yin concluded that operationally defining the unit of analysis assists with replication and efforts at case comparison stake (1995) emphasized that the number and type of case studies depends upon the purpose of the inquiry: an instrumental case study is used to provide insight into an issue an intrinsic case. Recognized as one of the most cited methodology books in the social sciences, the sixth edition of robert k yin′s bestselling text provides a complete portal to the world of case study research with the integration of 11 applications in this edition, the book gives readers access to exemplary case studies drawn from a. Outside of cosmos, dr yin has assisted numerous other research groups, helping to train their field teams or to design research studies a recent engagement has been with the united nations development programme, and another assignment has been to provide guidance to assist doctoral students at the university of. -tm 840 142 author yin, robert k gwaltney, margaret k title design issues in qualitative research: the case oi: knowledge utilization studies institution abt associates, inc, washington, dc spons agency national inst of education (ed), washington, dc pub date aug 82 grant nie-g-81- 0016.
Case study: definition (yin) empirical inquiry that – investigates a contemporary phenomenon in depth and within its real life context, (especially when) – the boundaries between the phenomenon and the context are not clearly evident yin 2009: 18 3 2582011. In this and other quotes, yin seemed to define case as place and conflate case and context, stating that “the boundaries between phenomenon and context may not be clearly evident” (2014, p 16) stake, too, defined qualitative case studies as those that are holistic (considering the interrelationship of phenomenon and. At the heart of any forensic science discipline is the need to ensure that a method applied in the discipline is based on a factual foundation or valid scientific method in digital forensics, the.
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 coverage of the design and use of the case study method as a valid research tool this thoroughly revised text now covers more than 50 case studies. Ful guidance in conducting qualitative studies (gummesson 1988 cassell and symon 1994 miles and huberman 1994 creswell 1998 flick 1998 rossman and rallis 1998 bryman and burgess 1999 marshall and rossman 1999 denzin and lincoln 2000) one approach often mentioned is the case study (yin 1989.
Case study research (applied social research methods) | robert k yin | isbn: 9781452242569 | kostenloser versand für alle bücher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon outside of cosmos, dr yin has assisted numerous other research groups, helping to train their field teams or to design research studies. The way you would write up a case-study depends on the purpose of the case- study yin (1994, pp 4-6) identified three different types of case studies, which you could choose from according your purpose they are exploratory, explanatory and descriptive case studies an exploratory case-study is initial research that tries. Case studies as well: they are “holistic”, “empirical”, “interpretive” and “emphatic” holistic means that researchers should consider the interrelationship between the phenomenon and its contexts which is similar to the inseparable link yin alludes to while defining the case empirical means that researchers.
Case studies emphasize detailed contextual analysis of a limited number of events or conditions and their relationships researcher robert k yin defines the case study research method as an empirical inquiry that investigates a contemporary phenomenon within its real-life context when the.
Edge of individual, organizational, social, and political phenomena not surprisingly, the case study has been a common research strategy in psychol- ogy, sociology, political science, business, social work, and planning (yin introduction 3 1983) case studies are even found in economics, in which the structure of a. Multiple case studies can be used to either augur contrasting results for expected reasons or either augur similar results in the studies (yin, 2003) in this way the author can clarify whether the findings are valuable or not (eisenhardt, 1991) when the case studies are compared to each other the researcher. However, there have also been traditional prejudices against case study strategy in such a way that case studies have been viewed as a less desirable form of inquiry for instance (cf eg yin, 2003a, pp10-11) besides, it was claimed that case studies lack in rigor and reliability and that they do not address. The book is heavily influenced by the advances in case study research and remains a definitive guide on how to design more rigorous and methodologically sound case studies that will stand up to questions of validity and reliability importantly yin manages to link theory and practice by presenting the breadth of case study.