Case studies

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  • a case study involves the detailed examination of a single case or example such as school, family or workplace.
    • Case Studies
      • They lack representativeness because only one or a few can be carried out at a time. therefore results cannot be generalised.
      • the can be used to study exceptional cases. An example is Max weber's (1905) famous study of the role of the Calvinist religion in the rise of capitalism in western Europe, which he saw as unique.

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