Case study research in education: a qualitative approach

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Jossey-Bass, Mar 25, 1991 - Education - 226 pages
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"Merriam has provided a valuable contribution to researchers seeking depth, richness and relevance that the qualitative case study can provide. Her book is suitable for a beginning graduate research course or for anyone commencing study of qualitative research methods." --Educational Studies

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Contents

Foundations of Qualitative
1
Types and Uses of Case Study Research
22
Defining a Research Problem and Selecting
36
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About the author (1991)

Sharan B. Merriam is a professor of adult education at the University of Georgia in Athens. She is the author, coauthor or editor of more than fifteen books on adult education and/or qualitative research including "Learning in Adulthood, Lifelines, The Profession and Practice of Adult Education, Qualitative Research and Case Study Applications in Education "and" The New Update on Adult Learning Theory.

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