What’s Wrong With Case Studies? Pitfalls and Promises


by Lesley Bartlett & Frances Vavrus - January 11, 2018

In this research note, the authors show that the case study methodological literature does not reflect the divergent epistemologies that inform case studies or the iterative nature of non-positivist research. Authors then describe four ways to address existing limitations of the case study methods literature to create a more promising approach, which they call the comparative case study approach.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: January 11, 2018
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22234, Date Accessed: 10/16/2019 4:25:10 PM

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