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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

16. Extending the Ethnographic Case Study
16. Extending the ethnographic case study
Seán ÓRiain
A Case of Ethnography

In 1997, I spent three months working at the Irish office of USTech, a Silicon Valley software company. Immersed in the work of the software team, I became a moderately competent technical writer and lived through the challenges ...

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