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Case Studies

Don Rose and Cam Patterson

in Research To Revenue: A Practical Guide to University Start-Ups

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625263
eISBN:
9781469625287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625263.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Three case studies are presented to demonstrate the key steps discussed in Chapter 3. The case studies are (fictitious) examples of university startups, covering the range of startups typically found ... More


Inequality Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization

Giovanni Andrea Cornia (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199271412
eISBN:
9780191601255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199271410.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Based on an extensive review of relevant literature and an econometric analysis of inequality indexes, this book provides the first systematic analysis of the changes in within‐country income ... More


Fin-de-siècle investigations of the ‘creative genius’ in psychiatry and psychoanalysis

Birgit Lang

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapters examines the attempts by psychiatrists and psychoanalysts to popularise their research by choosing to analyse cases—and thus the phenomenon of—creative genius. It shows how ... More


Introduction

Timothy J. White

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There is a long history of case study research in the field of International Relations. This introductory chapter summarizes the benefits that derive from case study research and summarizes the ... More


The shifting case of masochism: Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s <i>Venus im Pelz</i> (1870)

Birgit Lang

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter investigates the agency of the sexual public, and the indirect power wielded by these readers and patients of sexology in defending the truth of sexological case writings. Through the ... More


‘Writing back’: literary satire and Oskar Panizza’s <i>Psichopatia criminalis</i> (1898)

Birgit Lang

in A History of the Case Study: Sexology, Psychoanalysis, Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719099434
eISBN:
9781526124098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099434.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Late nineteenth-century and fin-de-siècle writers first engaged with the case study genre in its psychiatric and psychoanalytic manifestations by means of satire, as recounted in Chapter 3. This ... More


Selection Bias in Case-Control Studies

David A. Savitz and Gregory A. Wellenius

in Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence: Connecting Research to Applications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190243777
eISBN:
9780190243807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243777.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In cohort studies, sampling of study participants is independent of the outcome. In contrast, in case-control studies participants are sampled at different rates depending on whether or not they ... More


Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book is an account of half a century of scientific investigation of life and death in three ancient Nubian communities. The research coheres around a single, unifying theme: namely that the ... More


The Case of Sexology at Work

Kathleen Frederickson

in The Ploy of Instinct: Victorian Sciences of Nature and Sexuality in Liberal Governance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262519
eISBN:
9780823266395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262519.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Because instinct was thought to be insensible to any knowledge of the relationship between means and ends, it presented liberal theorists with the means of explaining a sharply limited aspirational ... More


The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Yossi Sheffi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book focuses on deep-tier risks, corporate social responsibility risks, cybersecurity risks, global raw material risks, long-term disruptions, business continuity planning, risk and disruption ... More


Case Studies

George J. Armelagos and Dennis P. Van Gerven

in Life and Death on the Nile: A Bioethnography of Three Ancient Nubian Communities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054452
eISBN:
9780813053196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054452.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Chapter 6 presents case studies of diseases that afflict individuals rather than their communities at large. The conditions are presented in these categories: neoplastic diseases (cancers), ... More


Case-Control Studies

Noel S. Weiss

in Exercises in Epidemiology: Applying Principles and Methods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190651510
eISBN:
9780190651541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651510.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter introduces the concept of case control studies in epidemiology. Students can practice what they have learned in class with 23 questions based on real-world examples, and then use the ... More


Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Timothy J. White (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The peace process in Northern Ireland is associated with the signing of the Good Friday or Belfast Agreement, the arduous and lengthy implementation of this Agreement, and the continuing sectarianism ... More


Convictional communities

Samuel Thomas

in Faith-based organisations and exclusion in European cities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781847428349
eISBN:
9781447307785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428349.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In the context of the UK, this chapter examines research data that examines Christian-faith practices in socio-economically deprived areas. An example is choosing to live among the excluded rather ... More


People-centred public health

Jane South, Judy White, and Mark Gamsu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305316
eISBN:
9781447307808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305316.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

People-centred public health examines how members of the public can be involved in delivering health improvement, primarily as volunteers or lay health workers. With a foreword by Professor Sir ... More


Researching the Voluntary Sector

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides contextual information for the examples discussed in subsequent chapters, outlining the different empirical studies, located in fairly poor English urban areas and mainly ... More


Paths of Development III: Private Equity-Financed Firms—Radical Turnaround in Unstable Structures

Inge Lippert, Tony Huzzard, Ulrich Jürgens, and William Lazonick

in Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization: Sustaining High-Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199681075
eISBN:
9780191761386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681075.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents the third group of three case studies in the book, or to be more precise, case histories, namely those firms from the automotive supply industry that are owned by private equity ... More


Monks’ Mindfulness

J. L. Cassaniti

in Remembering the Present: Mindfulness in Buddhist Asia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707995
eISBN:
9781501714177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707995.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways that monks in Thailand make sense of and make use of mindfulness in the course of their everyday lives at Thai monasteries. It focuses on two monks in particular as ... More


Atlanta’s Food Truck Fervor: Policy Impediments and Entrepreneurial Efforts to Expand Mobile Cuisine

Mackenzie Wood, Jennifer Clark, and Emma French

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0014
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter explores the evolution of Atlanta’s local food truck movement, contextualizing the rise of this emerging industry within the changing local and state regulatory environment. Through a ... More


Paths of Development II: Unsheltered Firms—From Old Paths to New Models

Inge Lippert, Tony Huzzard, Ulrich Jürgens, and William Lazonick

in Corporate Governance, Employee Voice, and Work Organization: Sustaining High-Road Jobs in the Automotive Supply Industry

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199681075
eISBN:
9780191761386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681075.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter presents the second group of three case studies in the book, or to be more precise, case histories, namely those firms from the automotive supply industry that are exposed to stock ... More


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