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A review by Prof Ray Pawson

The starting point of all social research, at least according to the methods ‘cookbooks’, is to consider who and where to study – a decision usually known as sampling or case selection according to the researcher’s preferred paradigm. The job … Continue reading

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This blog

This blog is about sampling, choosing cases in qualitative research, and realism. It accompanies my book, which zips these ideas together. My book is published by SAGE, ISBN: 9780857025104, and available from all good academic bookshops and Amazon, of course. … Continue reading

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