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Seen from this perspective, Yin's book should not be bad because he is a well-known researcher in program evaluation.

MaxwellBas This is one of the best methodology textbooks that I've read. Yin also traces the uses and importance of case studies to a wide range of disciplines, from sociology, psychology and history to management, planning, social work, and education.

CreswellQualitative research design J.

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Although it is a very useful method for untangling social complexity, it's often viewed as a weak form of research in an increasingly quantitative world. After all he is hard-working and he also conducts studies in the area of education. To determine the quality of a text, audience should consider two factors: First, is the writer a researcher? Yin's text also only really applies to a certain kind of case study, ones that are more like quantitative studies, and didn't really apply to studies that focus on meaning and theory development. He is the founder of grounded theory. Across that book, he recommended many books and articles of empirical research. Creswell , Qualitative research design J. If the writing is based on empirical studies, it is more possible for the book be successful than those based mainly on explanation, theories, and book chapters without empirical studies. If the author is not a real researcher, how could he write a reasonable book to help you understand how to research? Yin addresses the criticisms of case studies head on and attends to them in a very clear way. Triangulation - quite useful for my research.

Maxwell is ok. Note that he received strict training in psychology at MIT. I did not get anything from Creswell after I finished that dictionary-like text. Now I feel that this research is going to be really di Very good book which clarifies the aims and use of case study research in a simple understandable language.

If the writing is based on empirical studies, it is more possible for the book be successful than those based mainly on explanation, theories, and book chapters without empirical studies.

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The present study was done in Aligarh City, which is relatively a small city, compared to other cities of which literature is available but it is also a fast growing city in India. Especially interesting was to find out principles and recommendations for data collection. The role of actors in PUI is strong, because it is characterized by intermixing of rural and urban activities. Comparatively speaking, Creswell's book is a disaster; I recommend Yin and Maxwell. Shelves: phd-and-professional-reads The case study method has struggled a lot over the years to gain respect. With this said, Strauss's book is good too. The present study tries to investigate the land transformation and different actors and their role in driving these transformations. Yin's text also only really applies to a certain kind of case study, ones that are more like quantitative studies, and didn't really apply to This is seen as the standard in case study texts, but I didn't find it that helpful. Seen from this perspective, Yin's book should not be bad because he is a well-known researcher in program evaluation. When you read Yin's book, you will find that the majority literatures that he referred to are empirical ones. Note that he received strict training in psychology at MIT.

Understanding the process and actors of land use transformation in the rural-urban boundary is crucial because of its dynamic nature. To determine the quality of a text, audience should consider two factors: First, is the writer a researcher? Like many other cities in north India, Aligarh City is expanding fast; moreover, it is surrounded by a populous rural area with productive and rich agricultural hinterland.

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Case Study Research: Design and Methods by Robert K. Yin