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Write a Research Methods Case Study

Have you completed a research project in the social sciences? Are you interested in sharing your experience of the research process? SAGE Research Methods Cases brings the stories of real research to students and their instructors.

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What are SAGE Research Methods Cases?

SAGE Research Methods Cases are used for teaching and learning social science research methods in more than 300 institutions worldwide. Cases are peer-reviewed and are . . .

  • Short and accessible accounts of research methods in the context of real research projects
  • Pedagogically focused to help students understand the practicalities of doing research
  • Introductory in tone: explanatory and jargon-free
  • Engaging: using examples and writing devices that reach out to the student reader and make research feel relevant, meaningful and useful


Resources for Authors

The following resources are available to authors writing, or considering writing, a research methods case study. Clicking on the links below will automatically download the Word documents needed to prepare a case study for consideration.

 Frequently Asked Questions  Contributor Guidelines  Submission Template 

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How to Get Involved

  • Register your interest by completing the below form with details of your proposed case study
  • A member of our editorial team will follow up to confirm a submission date and answer any questions
  • Alternatively, you may contact our editorial team directly by emailing Christine.Schorfheide@sagepub.co.uk.