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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

20. Making the Most of an Historical Case Study: Configuration, Sequence, Casing, and the US Old-age Pension Movement
20. Making the most of an historical case study: Configuration, sequence, casing, and the US old-age pension movement

Methodological and metatheoretical breakthroughs in historical sociology over the last two decades seem to have put historical sociologists in a bind. This bounty ...

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