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  1. “Qualitative Comparative Practices: Dimensions, Cases and Strategies”

    Monika Palmberger & Andre Gingrich

    Found in: The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Data Analysis

    (2014)

    Qualitative comparative practices: Dimensions, cases and strategies Our reasoning is always guided by comparison, whether we intend it to be or not (Strauss and Quinn, 1997). Thus, scientific research is penetrated by comparison, even if in an implicit manner. Compari...

    Methods: Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) , Qualitative data collection , Comparative research , Cultural relativism

  2. Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally

    Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally

    Roger Jowell, Caroline Roberts, Rory Fitzgerald & Gillian Eva

    (2007)

    Winner of the 2006 The Descartes Prize for excellence in collaborative scientific research . With the expansion of the European Union and the development of supra-national governance worldwide, the volume of cross-national data and the importance of rigorous comparative analysis has g...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781849209458

    Methods: Sampling , Comparative research , Translation , Cross-national research , Quality criteria

  3. Methods Case Studies

    The European Social Survey

    Yvette Prestage & Alun Humphrey

    (2014)

    Since 2001, the European Social Survey has been mapping attitudinal and behavioural changes in Europe's social, political and moral climate. Recognised for its rigorous standards and high-quality data, the European ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013509201

    Methods: Interviews , Sampling , Case study , Comparative research , Questionnaires , Cross-national research , Survey

  4. Methods Case Studies

    Disability, Independence and Care in the United Kingdom and Norway: An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Karen Christensen

    (2014)

    This cross-national project, funded by a Norwegian national research agency, was carried out in the United Kingdom and Norway by a lone researcher as part of a larger project. The aim of the project was to understand th...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013497461

    Methods: Policy analysis , Observational research , Comparative research , Semi-structured interviews , Cross-national research , Literature review , Narrative research

  5. Methods Case Studies

    Young People from a Public Care Background: Pathways to Education in Europe (YiPPEE) – An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Claire Cameron

    (2014)

    The ‘Young People from a Public Care Background: Pathways to Education in Europe’ project was funded by the European Commission under Framework Programme 7 and coordinated from the United Kingdom. It brought together a ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013497454

    Methods: Collaborative research , Policy analysis , Interviews , Triangulation , Comparative research , Cross-national research , Survey , Secondary data analysis , Multimethod research

  6. Journal Article

    "Comparing Response Rates from Web and Mail Surveys: A Meta-Analysis"

    Field Methods (2008)

    This study meta-analyzes thirty-nine study results published within last ten years that directly compared Web and mail survey modes. Although considerable variation exists across the studies, the authors' findings show that mail surveys have higher response rates tha...

    Methods: Comparative research , Bias , Survey , Online survey

  7. Journal Article

    "When Less is More: Selection Problems in Large-N N "

    International Sociology (2005)

    In recent years, important debates over epistemological and methodological issues in comparative cross-national research have arisen. Proponents of a statistical perspective criticize the use of small- N comparison (Goldthorpe, 1997; King et al., 1994; Lieberson, ...

    Methods: Sampling , Cross-national comparison , Sampling bias , Bias , Cross-national research

  8. Little Blue Book

    References and Select Bibliography, 3rd

    Michael H. Agar, Gregory Bateson, Paul H. Barrett, Peter Gautrey, Sandra Herbert, David Kohn & Sydney Smith

    Found in: Writing Up Qualitative Research (3rd ed.), 3rd

    (2009)

    Boellstorff , Tom How to Get an Article Accepted at American Anthropologist (or Anywhere). American Anthropologist 2008 110 (3): 281–283. Caulley , Darrel N. ...
  9. “Introduction”

    Michael Minkov

    Found in: Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures

    (2013)

    Introduction As a distinct order of phenomena, culture requires a special science for its study and interpretation. This science is most properly and precisely labeled culturology . All science is either physics or stamp collecting. Geert Hofs...

    Methods: Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Concepts & philosophies , Cultural context , Cross-national research

  10. Introduction to the Comparative Method with Boolean Algebra

    Introduction to the Comparative Method with Boolean Algebra

    Daniele Caramani

    (2009)

    Offering students and researchers in the behavioural and social sciences a brief and accessible introduction to the comparative method, it is ideal for students of public administration, policy, sociology, political science, social ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412984690

    Methods: Quantitative data analysis , Comparative research , Comparison , Boolean logic

  11. Configurational Comparative Methods: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Related Techniques

    Configurational Comparative Methods: Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) and Related Techniques

    Benoît Rihoux & Charles C. Ragin

    (2009)

    Paves the way for an innovative approach to empirical scientific work through a strategy that integrates key strengths of both qualitative ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781452226569

    Methods: Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) , Comparative research , Comparison

  12. Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures

    Cross-Cultural Analysis: The Science and Art of Comparing the World's Modern Societies and Their Cultures

    Michael Minkov

    (2013)

    Cross-Cultural Analysis is the sequel to Culture's Consequences, the classic work published by Geert Hofstede, one of the most influential management thinkers in today's times. Hofstede's original work introduced a new research paradigm in cross-cultural analysis: stu...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781483384719

    Methods: Cross-national comparison , Quantitative research , Cross-national research , Cultural context , Cultural information

  13. Methods Case Studies

    EU Kids Online II: A Large-Scale Quantitative Approach to the Study of European Children's Use of the Internet and Online Risks and Safety

    Sonia Livingstone, Leslie Haddon, Anke Görzig & Kjartan Ólafsson

    (2014)

    The EU Kids Online II project built on the previous project's literature review and development of methods to generate detailed cross-national evidence about children's use, risks and harms online. The project aimed to ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014533936

    Methods: Computer-assisted personal interviews , Sampling , Fieldwork , Interviews , Cross-national research , Internet research , Survey

  14. Methods Case Studies

    Script Analysis of Complex Criminal Activities: Investigating the Use of the Internet as a Facilitator for Offline Transit Crimes

    Anita Lavorgna

    (2014)

    Three years ago, I embarked on a PhD research study to understand what types of criminal opportunities the Internet offers for so-called transit crimes—that is, trafficking activities—and how these opportunities affect ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013518285

    Methods: Purposive sampling , Case study , Convenience SamplingConvenience Sampling , Semi-structured interviews , Document analysis , Cross-national research , Qualitative research

  15. Methods Case Studies

    Using Mixed Methods in Comparative Research: A Cross-Regional Analysis of Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in Belgium and Spain

    Anna Zamora-Kapoor & Ernesto Castañeda

    (2014)

    This case study reveals the role of regional contextual variables in the geographical variability of anti-immigrant sentiment. It uses evidence from six regions in two different countries: Brussels, Flanders, and Wallon...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013518284

    Methods: Case study , Comparative research , Semi-structured interviews , Mixed methods , Secondary data analysis , Survey data analysis

  16. Methods Case Studies

    Globalized Travel: A Relational, Quantitative Study

    Victoria Reyes

    (2014)

    In 2009, I began collecting tourism data for the first of two empirical papers I needed to write before starting the dissertation. Previous research on the structure of global inequality tends to neglect tourism, while ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014533939

    Methods: Relational data , Research design , Writing , Quantitative research , Social network analysis , Comparative research

  17. Methods Case Studies

    Constructivist Grounded Theory: Experiences of Physicians-Intensivists during Withdrawing of Mechanical Ventilation

    Yulia Watters

    (2014)

    In 2011, I completed a dissertation thesis where I investigated physicians-intensivists’ experiences with patients’ family members during the withdrawing of mechanical ventilations in an intensive care unit. ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014527678

    Methods: Interviews , Reflexivity , Comparative research , Memos , Verification , Grounded theory

  18. Methods Case Studies

    Russian Euro-Atlantic Security under Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev 2000–2012: Within a Comparative Analysis Framework

    Valerie Pacer

    (2014)

    My PhD research examines points of change and continuity in the Euro-Atlantic security policies of Russian presidents Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev from 2000 to 2012. By considering Dmitry Medvedev's presidential d...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014529500

    Methods: Discourse analysis , Interviews , Comparative research , Semi-structured interviews , Elite interview , Qualitative research

  19. Methods Case Studies

    Testing the Damaged-Goods Hypothesis among Pornography Actresses: A Matched Sample Study

    James D. Griffith

    (2014)

    This case provides an account of conducting a study that compared porn actresses with a matched sample. The case tracks the emergence of research question, hypotheses development, selection of instruments, issues involv...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305014534924

    Methods: Hypothesis , Discriminant analysis , Sampling , Case study , Comparative research , Literature search , Survey

  20. Methods Case Studies

    Structured, Focused Comparison: An In-Depth Case Study of Ethnic Conflict Prevention

    Angela Kachuyevski

    (2014)

    In the field of Political Science and International Relations, there is a robust debate over whether valid, scientifically sound findings are only derived from large statistical studies, or whether qualitative approache...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013517799

    Methods: Research questions , Variables , Research design , Case study , Comparative research , Qualitative research

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