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East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More


Quantitative Analysis and Qualitative Case Study Research

Dale C. Copeland

in Economic Interdependence and War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161587
eISBN:
9781400852703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161587.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores the degree to which an expectations approach can help us make sense of the seemingly contradictory findings of the large-N quantitative research that has dominated the study of ... More


Mixed methods for evaluation research

Christine Ingleton and Sue Davies

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides a guide to evaluating palliative care services. It focuses mostly on mixed method research and includes a brief overview of the most commonly used approaches for evaluation. It ... More


Telling the story: exploring lifelong learning policies for young adults through a narrative approach

Mauro Palumbo, Sebastiano Benasso, and Marcelo Parreira do Amaral

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0011
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter presents and discusses insights from comparative case study research. The multi-method and multi-level analysis of the case studies focused on the intersections between institutional, ... More


Planning Studies: Estimating Power and Sample Size

Ezra Susser, Sharon Schwartz, Alfredo Morabia, and Evelyn J. Bromet

in Psychiatric Epidemiology: Searching for the Causes of Mental Disorders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195101812
eISBN:
9780199864096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101812.003.24
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Human research studies can be very difficult to conduct, very time-consuming to complete, and extremely costly. They require tremendous commitment from the investigators involved, as well as from all ... More


Conducting Case Studies

Lisa H. Nishii and Susanne M. Bruyère

in Disability and Employer Practices: Research across the Disciplines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700583
eISBN:
9781501703454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700583.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter reviews the purpose of case-study research as a complement to the cross-organization studies described in the previous chapters, with in-depth data collected from employees within ... More


The Co-Construction of Educational Reform: The Intersection of Federal, State, and Local Contexts

Amanda Datnow

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter offers a theory of how district, state, and federal contexts jointly shape the success of educational reform efforts at the school level. In order to describe the “co-construction” ... More


Biomedical Research and Then Some: The Causes of Technological Change in Heart Attack Treatment

Paul Heidenreich and Mark McClellan (eds)

in Measuring the Gains from Medical Research: An Economic Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226551784
eISBN:
9780226551791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551791.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses the result of a detailed review of the literature on how technological change has actually occurred for one important component of treatment of cardiovascular disease: the care ... More


Failing in the Field: What We Can Learn When Field Research Goes Wrong

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183138
eISBN:
9781400883615
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

All across the social sciences, from development economics to political science departments, researchers are going into the field to collect data and learn about the world. While much has been gained ... More


Evidence-based practice

Blánaid Daly, Paul Batchelor, Elizabeth Treasure, and Richard Watt

in Essential Dental Public Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199679379
eISBN:
9780191918353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679379.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

In the last 40 years, the needs of and demands for health care both in the UK and worldwide have increased dramatically. These increases are related to the population ageing, the development of new ... More


Everyday Life with Diagnosis: The New Normal

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Interviews with those who joined support groups and research studies reveal that persons with AD strategically employ the diagnostic label (or not) as they see fit. Study participants are not passive ... More


The Covert Researcher: The Ethics of a School Ethnography

Nicole Nguyen

in A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698264
eISBN:
9781452955209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698264.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The second chapter outlines the author’s methodological approach to the Milton ethnographic project and the ensuing experience. In doing so, the chapter renews debates about overt and covert research ... More


Recent developments within French policy studies

Jacques de Maillard and Andy Smith

in Policy Analysis in France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447324218
eISBN:
9781447324225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324218.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Since the early 1990s, three issues have progressively become sustained objects of debates within French policy analysis: the causal role of ideas within public action; the relationship between ... More


Introduction

Matthew Gibson

in Pride and Shame in Child and Family Social Work: Emotions and the Search for Humane Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447344797
eISBN:
9781447344841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344797.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter outlines the importance of pride and shame as emotions for understanding and analysing social, cultural, and psychological processes in interpersonal interactions. It makes the case for ... More


Young women, community safety and informal cultures

Lynda Measor

in Community safety: Critical perspectives on policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347305
eISBN:
9781447301950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347305.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the implications that community safety policies have for young women. It does not aim to offer a broad analysis of all the gender implications of the shift to community safety ... More


Using CAP Data for Qualitative Policy Research

Ilana Shpaizman

in Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835332
eISBN:
9780191872945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835332.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The Comparative Agendas Project is among other things a retrieval system and as such can be leveraged for qualitative case-oriented research. This chapter aims to demonstrate CAP’s usefulness for ... More


Critical Realism and the Organizational Case Study: A Guide to Discovering Institutional Mechanisms

Steve Vincent and Robert Wapshott

in Studying Organizations Using Critical Realism: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665525
eISBN:
9780191771637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665525.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores organizational case-study research as a means to discover and explain the novel institutional mechanisms they contain. It addresses three problems that CR researchers are ... More


Comparison: doing ethnography and thinking comparatively

Jonathan Hearn

in Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter is based on reflections on doing ethnographic research. It argues the centrality of comparisons of the ethnographer’s personal experiences with that of the setting in which they are ... More


An Introduction to the Cochlear Implant

Lyn E. Schraer-Joiner

in Music for Children with Hearing Loss: A Resource for Parents and Teachers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199855810
eISBN:
9780190268329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199855810.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter focuses on the cochlear implant, a biomedical electronic device containing electrodes positioned within the cochlea to stimulate remaining hair cells. It examines the evolution of the ... More


Introduction

Fernando Rosenblatt

in Party Vibrancy and Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190870041
eISBN:
9780190870072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870041.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter presents and develops the research question, What explains the ability of a given party to remain a vibrant organization over time and across junctures? It defines the dependent variable ... More


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