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How to write a Literature Review: Summary of different research methodologies

A guide to writing a literature review.

Summary of different research methodologies

Strategy

Form of research question

Requires control over behavioural events

Focuses on contemporary events

Experiment

How, Why

Yes

Yes

Survey

Who, What, Where, How many, How much

No

Yes

Archival analysis

Who, What, Where, How many, How much

No

Yes/No

History

How, Why

No

No

Case study

How, Why

No

Yes

Source: (Yin, 1995)