Talking of observation, the best method of data collection in ethnography is through participant observation, where an ethnographer tries to become a part of the group and records observations without making any kind of analysis a case study is, on the other hand, explanatory in nature it can also be. Case study methodology has long been a contested terrain in social sciences research which is characterized by varying, sometimes opposing, approaches espoused by many research methodologists despite being one of the most frequently used qualitative research methodologies in educational. 3 what is the difference between case study and ethnography difference between case study and ethnography - comparison summary data collection methods in a case study may involve interviews, observations, questionnaires, checklists, analysis of recorded data and opinionnaires case studies. Qualitative comparative analysis (qca) offers a new, systematic way of studying configurations of cases qca is used in comparative research and when using case-study research methods the qca analysts interprets the data qualitatively whilst also looking at causality between the variables thus the two-stage. Case studies and comparative analysis 2582011 mevit 4800 perspectives and holistic and embedded case studies single-case designs multiple-case designs holistic (single unit analysis embedded (multiple units of analysis context context context case case studies ≠ ethnographic studies 8 258 2011.
Although, there are many qualitative methodologies like grounded theory, case study, ethnography and participatory action but i will be discussing about two specific methodologies, grounded theory and ethnography the reason behind choosing only these two is the difficulty of students in determining the. The ethnographic case studies of the civic education study offer established ways to use qualitative data to generate and test hypotheses these approaches have been used for at least two decades in some areas of qualitative studies, but they present, for the field of comparative education, novel ways to think about the. Ethnographic fieldwork provides the best opportunity to collect current, reliable, complete and specific data to answer the relevant it is also considered as the best source of data for comparative study and analysis ethnographer can participate in people's daily lives for an extended period of time,.
Cross-case analysis: introducing the foresee database cross-case analysis is a research method that facilitates the comparison of commonalities and difference in the events, activities, and processes that are the units of analyses in case studies despite a plethora of case studies in the social science literature and. S kroon/j sturm: comparative case study research in education in ethnography of education, the studies “are framed by the home disciplines and academic fields of the researchers”, ie, by anthropology or sociology, and “not necessarily by observation, ethnographic interviews and textual and historical analysis. Phenomenology, grounded theory, ethnography, and case studies for each approach, i pose a definition, briefly across stories or taxonomies of types of stories, and “narrative analysis,” in which researchers collect descriptions of comparative method of data analysis the researcher begins with open.
Comparative ethnographies to understand how social, cultural, and political processes play out in this piece, i first describe the “axes” of the vertical case study an analysis that compares these multiple “locals” and problematizes the uptake of certain discourses, processes, and policies and the enrollment in networks is. Bridging the qualitative-quantitative divide in comparative migration studies: newspaper data, and political ethnography in mixed method research taking the merci data as its case, it has shown how political ethnography can enrich the methodological toolkit of 'event catalogs' or claims analysis. Case study is outward looking, aiming to delineate the nature of phenomena through detailed investigation of individual cases and their contexts some practical and theoretical applications of case study research are described the comparative analysis of ethnography and case study is developed with.