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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

7. Introducing Cluster Analysis: What Can It Teach Us about the Case?
7. Introducing cluster analysis: What can it teach us about the case?

This chapter introduces cluster analysis as a case-based method. Its aim is twofold. First, it introduces two key issues that are key to the practice of cluster analysis, and are extensively referred to within the related ...

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