Transparency in case studies: Methodological appendices

Slaven, Mike (2021) Transparency in case studies: Methodological appendices. Qualitative & Multi-Method Research, 19 . pp. 28-32. ISSN 2153-6767

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Abstract

When writing qualitative case study research, most of us find that the very stuff of analysis—that is, the qualitative data—is lengthy and nuanced. Additionally, qualitative methods are often used in situations where “theories are underdeveloped and concepts are vague” (Ragin, Berg-Schlosser, and de Meur 1998, 750). To be robust and compelling, the data we use may require lengthy explanation, precisely because we wish to capture complexity. Overall, qualitative research relies on words—often lots of them—to get our point across.

Keywords:qualitative methods, methodological appendix, transparency, process-tracing
Subjects:L Social studies > L990 Social studies not elsewhere classified
L Social studies > L200 Politics
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
ID Code:47137
Deposited On:09 Nov 2021 14:06

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