Case Study Research and Applications
Design and Methods
- Robert K. Yin - COSMOS Corporation
Winner of the 2019 McGuffey Longevity Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA)
Recognized as one of the most cited methodology books in the social sciences, the Sixth Edition of Robert K. Yin's bestselling text provides a complete portal to the world of case study research. With the integration of 11 applications in this edition, the book gives readers access to exemplary case studies drawn from a wide variety of academic and applied fields. Ultimately, Case Study Research and Applications will guide students in the successful use and application of the case study research method.
Password-protected Instructor Resources include the following:
- An expanded glossary provided by the author in the form of downloadable Briefs.
- Additional tutorials written by the author which correspond to Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, and 6.
- A selection of author Robert Yin's SAGE journal articles.
- Tables and figures from the book available for download.
The open-access Student Study Site includes a selection of author Robert Yin's SAGE journal articles.
“The book is filled with tips to the researcher on how to master the craft of doing research overall and specifically how to account for multi-layered cases.”
“Yin covers all of the basic and advanced knowledge for conducting case study and why they are useful for specific research studies without getting lost in the weeds.”
“The applications enhance the original material because it gives the reader concrete examples.”
“Yin is much more in-depth on case study methods both within a general qualitative text and any other case study text I have seen.”
On demand used as recommendation for basic literature for case study research
very thoruogh introduction
Very good introduction to Case Study design. I have used case study approach for my PhD study. I would recommend this book for an indepth understanding of case study design for research projects.
Dr Siew Lee
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen.
The book is a really good introduction to case study research and is full of useful examples. I will recommend as the definitive source for students interested in pursuing this further in their projects.
In our Doctor of Ministerial Leadership (DML), Case Study is the Methodology that is required in this program. Robert Yin's book provides the foundational knowledge needed to conduct research using his Case Study design.
Very reader friendly-easy to read using simple language.
Chapters 2 and 3 very useful.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Preface: Spotlighting "Case Study Research"