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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

12. The Case for Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): Adding Leverage for Thick Cross-Case Comparison
12. The case for qualitative comparative analysis (QCA): Adding leverage for thick cross-case comparison
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Introduction

When Charles Ragin launched Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) both as an approach and as a technique, it was clear that case-based knowledge was a ...

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