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  1. 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

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

  2. 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 the impact of different welfare regime contexts on the...

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

    Tags: Policy analysis , Ethics / Research ethics , Comparative research , Cross-national research , Qualitative research , In-depth interviews

  3. 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 multidisciplinary team of social scientists from fiv...

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

    Tags: Policy analysis , Triangulation , Comparative research , Cross-national research , Mixed methods , Secondary data analysis

  4. “The European Social Survey as a measurement model; Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally”

    Roger Jowell, Caroline Roberts, Rory Fitzgerald & Gillian Eva

    Found in: Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally

    (2007)

    The importance to social science of rigorous comparative research is incontestable. It helps to reveal not only intriguing differences between countries and cultures, but also aspects of one's own country and culture that would be difficult or impossible to detect fr...

    Tags: Sampling , Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Translation , Cross-national research , Language

  5. “25 Comparing Justice and Crime across Cultures; The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods”

    David Gadd, Susanne Karstedt & Steven F. Messner

    Found in: The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods

    (2012)

    During the past decade comparative perspectives flourished in criminology to a hitherto unseen extent. Handbooks and textbooks on Transnational Crime and Justice (Reichel, 2005), on Crime: Local and Global (Muncie et al., 2010), Global Criminology and Crimi...

    Tags: Measurement , Sampling , Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Comparison , Cross-national research , Cultural sensitivity , Survey , Cultural information

  6. “Chapter 12. International Assessments and Indicators: ; The SAGE International Handbook of Educational Evaluation”

    Katherine E. Ryan & J. Bradley Cousins

    Found in: The SAGE International Handbook of Educational Evaluation

    (2009)

    The prominent use of comparative data in educational decision making around the globe can be viewed as both reassuring and alarming—reassuring because technological and methodological advances have made it possible to use previously unobtainable comparative data to suppor...

    Tags: Policy-making , Policy evaluation , Policy analysis , Policy research , Cross-national comparison , Comparative research , Comparison , Cross-national research , Survey , Indicators

  7. Ch. 7: “Qualitative Comparative Practices: Dimensions, Cases and Strategies”

    Uwe Flick

    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...
  8. Journal Article

    "When Less is More: Selection Problems in Large- and Small- Cross-National Comparisons"

    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, ...

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

  9. 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...

    Tags: Comparative research , Bias , Survey , Online survey

  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

    Tags: 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

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

  12. Little Blue Book

    References and Select Bibliography, 3rd

    Harry F. Wolcott

    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. ...
  13. Methods Case Studies

    Improving Policy Responses and Outcomes to Socio-Economic Challenges: An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Linda Hantrais

    (2014)

    The Improving Policy Responses and Outcomes to Socio-Economic Challenges project was funded by the European Commission under Framework Programme 5 and coordinated from the United Kingdom. It brought together a multicultural and multidisciplinary team of social scientists...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013501436

    Tags: Collaborative research , Policy analysis , Interviews , Cross-national research , Survey , Secondary data analysis , Multimethod research

  14. Methods Case Studies

    International Collaboration in Researching Curriculum Reform and Its Impact on Chinese Middle Schools: An International Social Research Methods Case Study

    Michael Wilson

    (2014)

    The study reports on a small international qualitative research project on the implementation of national curriculum reform in Chinese middle schools, involving a team of eight researchers from the University of Leeds and two Chinese partnership institutions in Zhejiang ...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013497460

    Tags: Collaborative research , Focus groups , Case study , Semi-structured interviews , Cross-national research , Qualitative research

  15. 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 Social Survey is used to inform academic and political d...

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

    Tags: Structured interview , Sampling , Questionnaires , Cross-national research , Survey

  16. Methods Case Studies

    Academic Performance of Latina Students at an Early College High School: A Qualitative Case Study

    Leslie A. Locke

    (2014)

    This research method case study provides an account of my qualitative dissertation research project from start to finish. In this account, I take the reader inside some of the hurdles that arose in the course of the inquiry, as well as describe my unique positionality an...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013514661

    Tags: Purposive sampling , Interviews , Focus groups , Case study , Comparative research , Document analysis , Participant observation , Qualitative research

  17. 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 approaches such as case studies can offer an important, equal...

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

    Tags: Variables , Research design , Case study , Comparative research , Qualitative research

  18. Methods Case Studies

    Human Resource Strategic Planning Process: A Qualitative Study of Financial Institutions

    Nousheen Zakaria

    (2014)

    This case study provides a multi-level investigation of human resource management strategy planning and implementation processes, through an intensive case study of the banking sector in Pakistan. Few studies in the strategic human resource management field have explored...

    DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/978144627305013519225

    Tags: Systematic review , Sampling , Qualitative methods , Ethnography , Case study , Comparative research , Semi-structured interviews , Literature review , Action research , Observational methods

  19. 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 Wallonia in Belgium, and Andalusia, Catalonia, and Madrid ...

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

    Tags: Interviews , Experts , Quantitative data analysis , Comparative research , Cases , Mixed methods , Survey , Survey data analysis

  20. “6. Looking Backward and Forward; The Art of Funding and Implementing Ideas: A Guide to Proposal Development and Project Management”

    Arnold R. Shore & John M. Carfora

    Found in: The Art of Funding and Implementing Ideas: A Guide to Proposal Development and Project Management

    (2011)

    I n this final chapter, we want to look both backward and forward. We want to look backward and review the major assumptions we incurred in writing this book. Articulating these assumptions will help highlight the strengths and the limitations of what we ...

    Tags: Cross-national research

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