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Qualitative Research: Case Studies
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How To Write a Case Study
Why write a case study?
Design and data
Writing up the case study
Examples of case studies
What is a case study?
Attempts to shed light on a phenomena by studying a single case example.
Focuses on an individual person, an event, a group, or an institution.
Allows for in-depth examination by prolonged engagement or cultural immersion
Explores processes and outcomes
Investigates the context and setting of a situation
Can involve a number of data gathering methods
Philanthropy Central from Sanford School of Public Policy Case Study Database
Provides real-life case studies of philanthropic initiatives. There are currently more than 600 case studies linked to in the Database.
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Case study research: Design and methods. Los Angeles: Sage.
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