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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

11. The Logic and Assumptions of MDSO–MSDO Designs
11. The logic and assumptions of MDSO–MSDO designs
GisèleDe MeurAlainGottcheiner
Cases are meaningful

The MDSO–MSDO (most different cases, similar outcome/most similar cases, different outcome) procedure is one of several techniques for comparative research in which the ...

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