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Product Description: Charles C. Ragin’s The Comparative Method proposes a synthetic strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that combines the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology. Elegantly accessible and germane to the work of all the social sciences, and now updated with a new introduction, this book will continue to garner interest, debate, and praise...read more

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9780520280038 | Revised edition (Univ of California Pr, July 18, 2014), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Charles C.
9780520066182 | Univ of California Pr, May 1, 1989, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Professor Ragin proposes a synthetic new strategy, based on an application of Boolean algebra, that will combine the strengths of both qualitative and quantitative sociology.

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Product Description: Case-based methods have a long history in the social sciences. They are extensively used and raise many practical and theoretical questions. This book provides a comprehensive, critical examination of case-oriented research. It offers concrete proposals about the best research methods and provides an unparalleled guide to the emergence and complexity of the field...read more
By David Byrne (editor) and Charles C. Ragin (editor)

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9781412930512 | Sage Pubns Ltd, July 1, 2009, cover price $185.00 | About this edition: Case-based methods have a long history in the social sciences.

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9781446270448 | Sage Pubns Ltd, July 1, 2009, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: Case-based methods have a long history in the social sciences.

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Product Description: For over twenty years Charles C. Ragin has been at the forefront of the development of innovative methods for social scientists. In Redesigning Social Inquiry, he continues his campaign to revitalize the field, challenging major aspects of the conventional template for social science research while offering a clear alternative...read more

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9780226702735 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2008, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: For over twenty years Charles C.

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9780226702759 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2008, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: Configurational Comparative Methods paves the way for an innovative approach to empirical scientific work through a strategy that integrates key strengths of both qualitative (case-oriented) and quantitative (variable-oriented) approaches...read more
By Charles C. Ragin (editor) and Benoit Rihoux (editor)

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9781412942355 | Sage Pubns, August 14, 2008, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: Configurational Comparative Methods paves the way for an innovative approach to empirical scientific work through a strategy that integrates key strengths of both qualitative (case-oriented) and quantitative (variable-oriented) approaches.

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Product Description: In this innovative approach to the practice of social science, Charles Ragin explores the use of fuzzy sets to bridge the divide between quantitative and qualitative methods. Paradoxically, the fuzzy set is a powerful tool because it replaces an unwieldy, "fuzzy" instrument—the variable, which establishes only the positions of cases relative to each other, with a precise one—degree of membership in a well-defined set...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226702766 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $81.00 | About this edition: In this innovative approach to the practice of social science, Charles Ragin explores the use of fuzzy sets to bridge the divide between quantitative and qualitative methods.

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9780226702773 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: In this innovative approach to the practice of social science, Charles Ragin explores the use of fuzzy sets to bridge the divide between quantitative and qualitative methods.

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Product Description: Constructing Social Research: The Unity and Diversity of Method, Second Edition is a concise, innovative text designed for Research Methods courses in the Social Sciences. The main goal of this Sociology for a New Century Series text is to show unity within the diversity of activities called social research...read more

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9781412960182 | 2 edition (Sage Pubns, July 14, 2010), cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Constructing Social Research: The Unity and Diversity of Method, Second Edition is a concise, innovative text designed for Research Methods courses in the Social Sciences.
9780803990210 | Pine Forge Pr, February 14, 1994, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: The primary goal of this book is to show unity within the diversity of activities called social research.

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Product Description: The concept of the case is a basic feature of social science research and yet many questions about how a case should be defined, how cases should be selected and what the criteria are for a good case or set of cases are far from settled...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Howard S. Becker (editor) and Charles C. Ragin (editor)

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9780521420501 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 1, 1992, cover price $78.99 | About this edition: The concept of the case is a basic feature of social science research and yet many questions about how a case should be defined, how cases should be selected and what the criteria are for a good case or set of cases are far from settled.

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