Interpretive Case Study Methodology
Interpretive case studies • In-depth, longitudinal study of one event/organisation/process – a case • Investigates a phenomena in its real-life context (Yin, 1994) • Case studies are common in the interpretive tradition – focus on human interpretation and meaning. (Human behaviour and the reasons behind it) • Interviews: main data.
Case study. research is an increasingly popular approach among qualitative researchers (Thomas, 2011). Harrity (2013) asserts that the prominence of case study as a qualitative method is in its.
methods. Instead, we will focus on what are today regarded as established, well-used methods within the descriptive–interpretive branch of qualitative research. (In parti-cular, we will not cover discourse analysis, e.g., Potter and Wetherell, 1987; Stokoe and Wiggins, this volume, or ethnography.) These methods came into their own in the
The study is designed under an interpretive paradigm, which took the form of a multiple-case study and the analysis of a considerable amount of primary and secondary qualitative data. This enabled the researchers to.