What is a case?: exploring the foundations of social inquiry

Introduction : cases of "what is a case? " / Charles C. Ragin -- Cases of cases ... of cases / Jennifer Platt -- What do cases do? : some notes on activity in sociological analysis / Andrew Abbott -- Cases are for identity, for explanation, or for control / Harrison C. White -- Small N...

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Contributors: Ragin, Charles C. (Hrsg.); Becker, Howard Saul (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press 1992
Edition:1. publ.
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Summary:Introduction : cases of "what is a case? " / Charles C. Ragin -- Cases of cases ... of cases / Jennifer Platt -- What do cases do? : some notes on activity in sociological analysis / Andrew Abbott -- Cases are for identity, for explanation, or for control / Harrison C. White -- Small N's and big conclusions : an examination of the reasoning in comparative studies based on a small number of cases / Stanley Lieberson -- Making the theoretical case / John Walton -- Small N's and community case studies / Douglas Harper -- Case studies : history or sociology? / Michel Wieviorka -- Theory elaboration : the heuristics of case analysis / Diane Vaughan -- Cases, causes, conjunctures, stories, and imagery / Howard S. Becker -- "Casing" and the process of social inquiry / Charles C. Ragin
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:VIII, 242 S ill 24 cm
ISBN:0521420504
0521421888