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Case Study Anthology

by Robert K Yin SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
04/2004
ISBN:
9780761929253
Format:
Hbk 296 pages
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Click `Additional Materials` for downloadable samples ''This anthology is very useful. It speaks directly to students. The writing is extraordinarily strong throughout the samples - clear and concise, interesting and insightful, authoritative and accessible. This is a book I will order with enthusiasm as required reading in my course on research design.'' Dr. Larissa A. Grunig,Department of Communication, University of MarylandThe Case Study Anthology, the latest from bestselling author Robert Yin, introduces readers to the world of case study research. It contains 19 carefully chosen and well-edited works, some of which represent excerpts from all-time classic case studies in sociology, political science, and related disciplines. This anthology will help readers to understand how case study research has been conducted - including the current state of the art - and how they might conduct their own case studies. With this in mind, the cases are arranged according to the process of doing case study research: * Theoretical perspectives and case selection

Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Section I: Theoretical Perspectives and Case Selection The Epidemic That Never Was: Policy-Making and the Swine Flu Scare - Richard E. Neustadt and Harvey Fineberg Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Cr

Every case in the Anthology is worth reading.
Robert K. Yin, Ph.D., serves as Chairman of the Board and CEO of COSMOS Corporation, an applied research and social science firm that has been in operation since 1980. Over the years, COSMOS has successfully completed hundreds of projects for government agencies, private foundations, and other entrepreneurial and non-profit organizations. At COSMOS, Dr. Yin actively leads various research projects, including those in which the case study method is used. He has authored numerous books and peer-reviewed articles, including Case Study Research and Applications of Case Study Research . In 1998 he founded the Robert K. Yin Fund at M.I.T., which supports seminars on brain sciences, as well as other activities related to the advancement of predoctoral students in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences.