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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

22. Cultural Case Studies
22. Cultural case studies
Albert J.Bergesen

With case studies of cultural objects, like painting and sculpture, the object's meaning is usually thought to be the product of some interpretative grid, world view, set of assumptions, received categories, and so forth, brought by the person who views or studies the case.

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