Table of contents for Case study research : design and methods / Robert K. Yin.

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Donald T. Campbell
 Additional Note About the Third Edition
Preface to the Fourth Edition
1. Introduction
 The Case Study as a Research Strategy
 Comparing Case Studies With Other Research
 Strategies in the Social Sciences
 Different Kinds of Case Studies, But a Common Definition
2. Designing Case Studies
 General Approach to Designing Case Studies
 Criteria for Judging the Quality of Research Designs
 Case Study Designs
 Modest Advice in Selecting Case Study Designs
3. Conducting Case Studies: Preparing for Data Collection
 The Case Study Investigator: Desired Skills
 Training and Preparation for a Specific Case Study
 The Case Study Protocol
 Screening Case Study Nominations
 The Pilot Case Study
4. Conducting Case Studies: Collecting the Evidence
 Six Sources of Evidence
 Three Principles of Data Collection
5. Analyzing Case Study Evidence
 An Analytic Strategy: More Than Familiarity With Analytic Tools
 Specific Analytic Techniques
 Pressing for a High-Quality Analysis
6. Reporting Case Studies
 Targeting Case Study Reports
 Case Study Reports as Part of Larger, Multimethod Studies
 Illustrative Structures for Case Study Compositions
 Procedures in Doing a Case Study Report
 What Makes an Exemplary Case Study?
Appendix: Reference to Expanded Case Study Materials
Author Index
Subject Index
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Case method.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.