Case study research

Reed, Jan and Clarke, Charlotte (2010) Case study research. In: The Research Process in Nursing, 6th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, pp. 237-247. ISBN 978-1405190480

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Abstract

-Case study research explores a phenomenon in its context and assumes that this context is of significance to the phenomenon. -It is a flexible and holistic approach to research design in which data collection is shaped by the boundaries of the case being studied. -A critical step is to define the case, making sure that it illustrates the issue under investigation. -Insider knowledge of the context, or at least the ability to access it, is important in shaping the sampling and data collection methods. -The ability to transfer knowledge beyond the case is important in developing high-quality case study research.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: research methods, research methodology, nursing research skills
Subjects: B700 Nursing
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Healthcare
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Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2010 12:13
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2016 12:51
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/904

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