Grounded Theory is by far the most widely used research method across a wide range of disciplines and subject areas, including social sciences, nursing and healthcare, medical sociology, information systems, psychology, and anthropology. This handbook gives a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of Grounded Theory, taking into account the many attempts to revise and refine Glaser and Strauss' original formulation and the debates that have followed. Antony Bryant a Kathy Charmaz bring together leading researchers and practitioners of the method from the US, the UK, Australia and Europe to represent all the major standpoints within Grounded Theory, demonstrating the richness of the approach. The contributions cover a wide range of perspectives on the method, covering its features and ramifications, its intricacies in use, its demands on the skills and capabilities of the researcher and its position in the domain of research methods. The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory is an indispensable reference source for academics and researchers across many disciplines who want to develop their understanding of the Grounded Theory method.... against which consciousness presses, and it becomes something that circumvents ideological determination (Ireland 2002). By now we should be aware that the appeal to experience as the ground for critical grounded theory poses a number of problems ... it to be possible, from that starting-point, to escape from that naivete, to contest it and seek foundations for it. ... become the ground of feminist grounded theory in the work of many different writers (Benoliel 2001; Ford-Gilboe et al.
|Title||:||The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory|
|Author||:||Antony Bryant, Kathy Charmaz|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2010-01-21|