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The Case Study Anthology - Robert K. Yin

The Case Study Anthology

Paperback Published: 1st April 2004
ISBN: 9780761929260
Number Of Pages: 296

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<P><STRONG>The Case Study Anthology</STRONG>, 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. <BR><BR><STRONG>The Case Study Anthology</STRONG> will be a perfect supplemental text or reference for any research course in the social sciences, including sociology, anthropology, and political science, as well as related practice fields such as education, planning, health, and management.</P>

"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
Every case in the Anthology is worth reading. -- Kenneth Watson

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Theoretical Perspectives and Case Selection
The Epidemic That Never Was: Policy-Making and the Swine Flu Scare
Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis
Middletown: A Study of Modern American Culture
Yankee City: The Social Life of a Modern Community
Implementation: How Great Expectations in Washington Are Dashed in Oakland
The Strength of Multiple Cases Section II: The Strength of Multiple Cases
Korea: Winning with Microwaves
The Rise of the Pentagon and U.S. State Building
New Towns-in-Town: The Limits of Centralization
Quantitative Evidence and Embedded Units of Analysis
Implementing an Education Innovation
Union Democracy: The Internal Politics of the International Typographical Union
Testing the Basic Logic of the Chicago School Reform Act
More Illustrations of Case Study Evidence
Winning at the Game: Intel and Silicon Valley Fever
Civil Society and Crisis: Culture, Discourse, and the Rodney King Beating
Working: Growth of High-Technology Culture
Head Start: The Inside Story of America's Most Successful Educational Experiment
Analyses and Conclusions
The Organization of a Methadone Program
Transformation in the New York City Police Department
Communities Not Fazed: Why Military Base Closures May Not Be Catastrophic
Lessons From Houston: Fighting to Save Our Urban Schools
Index
About the Author
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ISBN: 9780761929260
ISBN-10: 0761929266
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st April 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.45 x 18.09  x 1.65
Weight (kg): 0.53