Designing Case Studies: Explanatory Approaches in Small-N Research (Ecpr Research Methods) (Hardcover)

Designing Case Studies: Explanatory Approaches in Small-N Research (Ecpr Research Methods) By J. Blatter, M. Haverland Cover Image

Designing Case Studies: Explanatory Approaches in Small-N Research (Ecpr Research Methods) (Hardcover)

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The authors explore three ways of conducting causal analysis in case studies. They draw on established practices as well as on recent innovations in case study methodology and integrate these insights into coherent approaches. They highlight the core features of each approach and provide advice on each step of the research process.
Joachim Blatter is Professor of Political Science at the University of Lucerne, Switzerland. He has previously held positions at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the University of Konstanz, Germany, Free University Berlin, Germany, and the University of St Gallen, Switzerland. His research interests include transformations of governance, citizenship, and democracy. Markus Haverland is Professor of Political Science, Department of Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and lectures on methodology at the Dutch Graduate School for Public Administration and Political Science (NIG) there. Amongst his previous positions was a Jean Monnet Fellowship at the European University Institute, Florence. His research interests include methodology, European Union policy-making, and the effect of the European Union on its member states.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230249691
ISBN-10: 0230249698
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: May 30th, 2012
Pages: 262
Language: English
Series: Ecpr Research Methods