The Case Study Approach in Socio-economic Research)

Author/s Barbara Sena
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2016/111 Language Italian
Pages 18 P. 5-22 File size 193 KB
DOI 10.3280/SR2016-111001
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The paper aims to clarify the concept and use of the case study method in social sciences. Even if this term has been long-used in literature, it has always had an ambiguous meaning and this has probably prevented a defined and universally accepted methodology connotation. In Italy this approach has not yet been examined in detail in the field of social research, especially in comparison to the Anglo-Saxon context. This essay aims therefore to fill this gap, with the intent to clarify the main methodological aspects and applications of the case study approach.

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Barbara Sena, L’approccio del case study nella ricerca socio-economica in "SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE " 111/2016, pp 5-22, DOI: 10.3280/SR2016-111001