Postgraduate Module Descriptor

POCM101: Designing Research with Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Ragin, C.C. (2014). The comparative method: Moving beyond qualitative and quantitative strategies. University of California Press.

Rihoux, B. and C.C. Ragin (2008). Configurational comparative methods: Qualitative comparative analysis (QCA) and related techniques. Sage Publications.

Schneider, C.Q. and C. Wagemann (2012). Set-theoretic methods for the social sciences: A guide to qualitative comparative analysis. Cambridge University Press.

Thomann, E. and M. Maggetti (2017). Designing Research With Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA): Approaches, Challenges, and Tools. Sociological Methods & Research, DOI: 0049124117729700.