Articles on the Web  

Case Studies (Garson, n.d.)

Introduction to Case Study (Tellis, 1997)

On the Case: An Introduction to Case Study Research (Cousin & Jenkins, n.d.)

Case Study Research Methods for Firm and Market Research (Westgren & Zering, 1998)

Five Misunderstandings about Case-Study Research (Flyvbjerg, 2004)

The Use of Qualitative Content Analysis in Case Study Research (Kohlbacher, 2005)

Design and control issues in qualitative case study research (Lloyd-Jones, 2003)

Research is a Messy Process: A Case-Study of a Figurational Sociology Approach to Conventional Issues in Social Science Research Methods (Bloyce, 2004)

Case Study, Case Records and Multimedia (Walker, n.d.)

Why Study Peoples Stories? The Dialogical Ethics of Narrative Analysis (Frank, 2002)

Issues in Multi-Method Research: Constructing Self-Care (Meetoo & Temple, 2003)

The Evolution of Theory: A Case Study (Carlson, Engebretson, & Chamberlain, 2005)

Qualitative Research: Case study evaluation (Keen & Packwood, 1995)

Bias in Social Research (Hammersley & Gomm, 1997) (a response by Romm, 1997) (authors' response to Romm) (a proposal by Temple, 1997)

Cases and Case Studies in Comparative Research


Other Articles, Book Chapters

Dobson, P. J. (2001). Longitudinal case research: A critical realist perspective. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 14(3), 283-296.

Eisenhardt, Kathleen M. (1989). Building theories from case study research. Academy of Management Review, 14(4), 532-550.  

Hartley, Jean. (2004). Case study research. In Catherine Cassell & Gillian Symon (Eds), Essential guide to qualitative methods in organizational research (pp. 323-333). London: Sage.  

Patton, Eric, & Appelbaum, Steven H. (2003). The case for case studies in management research. Management Research News, 26(5), 60-71.  

Stake, Robert E. (1994). Case studies. In Norman K. Denzin, & Yvonna S. Lincoln (Eds), Handbook of qualitative research (pp. 236-247). Thousand Oaks, California: Sage.  

Strauss, A., & Corbin, J. (1994). Grounded theory methodology: An overview. In Norman K. Denzin & Yvonna S. Lincoln (Eds), Handbook of qualitative research (pp. 273-285). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  

Yin, Robert K. (1981). The case study crisis: Some answers. Administrative Science Quarterly, 26(1), 58-65.  


David, Matthew (Ed.). (2006). Case Study Research (Four-Volume Set, Sage Benchmarks in Social Research Methods Series). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  

Gillham, Bill. (2000). Case study research methods. London: Continuum.  

Strauss, A., & Corbin, J. (1990). Basics of qualitative research: Grounded Theory procedures and techniques. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.  

Yin, Robert K. (2003a). Case study research, design and methods (3rd ed., vol. 5). Thousand Oaks: Sage.  

Yin, Robert K. (2003b). Applications of case study research (2nd ed., vol. 34). Thousand Oaks: Sage.