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‘This book provides a fresh and stimulating approach to causal analysis in the social sciences. International experts provide not just the philosophical arguments for a case-based approach to research but also detailed chapters on: ‘why-to’, ‘when-to’ and ‘how-to’. Traditional distinctions between qualitative and quantitative are rejected in favour of a case-based approach which is applicable across the social sciences and beyond’ - Professor Angela Dale, The University of Manchester

Introduction: Case-Based Methods: Why We Need Them; What They Are; How to Do Them
Introduction: Case-based methods: Why we need them; what they are; how to do them

Science studies cases. It examines – to use one of the more than ten dictionary definitions of the multi-faceted word ‘case’ – instances of a particular ...

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