Resources


Articles on the Web  

Case Studies (Garson, n.d.)

www2.chass.ncsu.edu/garson/pa765/cases.htm

Introduction to Case Study (Tellis, 1997)

www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/QR3-2/tellis1.html

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

legacywww.coventry.ac.uk/ched/research/onthecase.htm

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

www.ag.uiuc.edu/famc/program98/wstgrn.htm

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

flyvbjerg.plan.aau.dk/MSFiveMis9.0SageASPUBL.pdf

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

www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/1-06/06-1-21-e.htm

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

www.ualberta.ca/~iiqm/backissues/2_2/html/lloydjones.html

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

www.gjss.org/documents/journal_issue_1/bloyce_pr.pdf

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

www.uea.ac.uk/care/people/RW_recent_writing/final_14_09.html

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

www.ualberta.ca/~iiqm/backissues/1_1Final/html/Frankeng.html

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

www.ualberta.ca/~iiqm/backissues/2_3final/html/meetootemple.html

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

www.ualberta.ca/~iiqm/backissues/4_3/HTML/carlson.htm

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

bmj.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/311/7002/444

Bias in Social Research (Hammersley & Gomm, 1997)

www.socresonline.org.uk/2/1/2.html

www.socresonline.org.uk/2/3/2.html (a response by Romm, 1997)

www.socresonline.org.uk/2/4/7.html (authors' response to Romm)

www.socresonline.org.uk/2/4/8.html (a proposal by Temple, 1997)

Cases and Case Studies in Comparative Research

http://poli.haifa.ac.il/~levi/casem.html

 

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.  

Books

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.