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Case study

Case study
This article is about the method of doing research. For the teaching method, see Case method. For the method of teaching law, see Casebook method. For reports of clinical cases, see Case report. For the Case Study (1969) film series by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, see propaganda film. In the social sciences and life sciences, a case study (or case report) is a descriptive, exploratory or explanatory analysis of a person, group or event. Thomas[3] offers the following definition of case study: "Case studies are analyses of persons, events, decisions, periods, projects, policies, institutions, or other systems that are studied holistically by one or more method. Another suggestion is that case study should be defined as a research strategy, an empirical inquiry that investigates a phenomenon within its real-life context. The case study is sometimes mistaken for the case method, but the two are not the same. Case selection and structure[edit] Three types of cases may thus be distinguished:

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case studies seem pretty straight forward:
- pick a case
- gather data
- write your narrative by raviii Feb 28