Why are case studies problematic in building general knowledge in tourism research?

von: Jobaire Alam

GRIN Verlag , 2018

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Why are case studies problematic in building general knowledge in tourism research?


 

Scientific Essay from the year 2015 in the subject Psychology - Miscellaneous, grade: B, University of Stavanger, language: English, abstract: In order to find out a solution of a problem, the scientific researchers use various empirical methods, therefore, the case study is one of those methods. But on the other hand, McLeod revealed clearly that case study is not a method itself. So as a learner if I would like to understand the definition of the case study then as a very realizable explanation I can present here as follows. 'Case studies are basically in-depth investigation of single person, group, event, or community. Typically data are gathered from a variety of sources and by using several different methods (e.g. observations & interviews). The case study research method originated in clinical medicine (the case history, i.e. the patient's personal history).