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The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory by Antony Bryant, Kathy Charmaz

By Antony Bryant, Kathy Charmaz

The SAGE guide of Grounded Theory provides a complete review of the speculation and perform of Grounded thought, making an allowance for the numerous makes an attempt to revise and refine Glaser and Strauss' unique formula and the debates that experience undefined. Editors Anthony Bryant and Kathy Charmaz compile top researchers and practitioners of the strategy from the USA, the united kingdom, Australia, and Europe to symbolize all of the significant standpoints inside Grounded concept, demonstrating the richness of the technique. The contributions disguise a variety of views at the technique, together with its good points and ramifications, its intricacies in use, its calls for at the talents and services of the researcher, and its place within the area of analysis equipment.

 

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Wittgenstein writes: Consider for example the proceedings that we call ‘games’. I mean board-games, cardgames, ball-games, Olympic games, and so on. What is common to them all? Don’t say: There must be something common, or they would not be called ‘games’ but look and see whether there is anything common to all. For if you look at them you will not see something that is common to all, but similarities, relationships, and a whole series of them at that. To repeat: don’t think, but look! (Wittgenstein, 1953, aphorism 66).

Yet he also criticizes those who leap to generate theoretical statements without regard for systematic data collection and analysis, and calls such statements ‘immaculate conjectures’ or ‘immaculate conceptualizations’. Again the traps for the novice and the unwary are legion without further insight and guidance. A researcher embarking upon use of GTM will have to avoid the Scylla of ‘mere description’ on the one side, and the Charybdis of ‘immaculate conceptualization’ on the other. One problem actually lies in the way in which the term data is understood in GTM, and the ambiguities in the early GTM works.

G. Margaret Kearney, notes that students subjected Strauss to constant pressure in the 1980s and 1990s to outline simple step-by-step recipes for generating grounded theories. Strauss responded by offering heuristics, rules-of-thumb, that all-too-often students saw as virtual rules to be followed regardless of the research context. A CELEBRATION OF DIFFERENCE? We have deliberately entitled this introduction ‘Grounded Theory Research: Methods and Practices’, since we both firmly see many of the developments from The Discovery of Grounded Theory-vintage GTM as strengths and enhancements of GTM, rather than as dissipations and diversions.

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