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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

17. Scope in Case Study Research
17. Scope in case study research
GaryGoertzJamesMahoney
Introduction

One might ask what a chapter on scope is doing in a volume on case study methodology. If one's concern is with understanding particular cases, then aren't scope considerations irrelevant? In fact, however, we suggest that scope concerns are at least as ...

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