The discovery of grounded theory : strategies for qualitative research (Book, 1973) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The discovery of grounded theory : strategies for qualitative research

The discovery of grounded theory : strategies for qualitative research

Author: Barney G Glaser; Anselm L Strauss
Publisher: Chicago : Aldine Pub., 1973, ©1967.
Series: Observations (Chicago, Ill.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Our book is directed toward improving social scientists' capacities for generating theory that will be relevant to their research. Not everyone can be equally skilled at discovering theory, but neither do they need to be a genius to generate useful theory ... Although our emphasis is on generating theory rather than verifying it, we take special pains not to divorce those two activities, both necessary to the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barney G Glaser; Anselm L Strauss
ISBN: 0202302601 9780202302607 9780202300283 0202300285
OCLC Number: 1600371
Notes: "First published 1967 by Aldine Publishing"--Title page verso
Description: x, 271 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: I. The discovery of grounded theory --
Part I: Generating theory by comparative analysis. II. Generating theory --
III. Theoretical sampling --
IV. From substantive to formal theory --
V. The constant comparative method of qualitative analysis --
VI. Clarifying and assessing comparative studies --
Part II: The flexible use of data --
VII. New sources for qualitative data --
VIII. Theorectical elaboration of quantitative data --
Part III: Implications of grounded theory --
IX. The credibility of grounded theory --
X. Applying grounded theory --
XI. Insight and theory development.
Series Title: Observations (Chicago, Ill.)
Other Titles: Grounded theory
Responsibility: Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. Strauss.

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Most writing on sociological method has been concerned with how accurate facts can be obtained and how theory can thereby be more rigorously tested.  Read more...
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