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Grounded Theory

© 2010 | 656 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'Tony Bryant and Kathy Charmaz are the perfect editors for this excellent and forward looking Handbook which is surely destined to be a classic'

- David Silverman, Professor Emeritus, Goldsmiths College

For anyone interested in grounded theory this is a must have book. No longer will students have to search the library or internet to find authoritative voices on a variety of topics. It's all right there at their fingertips

- Juliet Corbin, San José State University

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 & 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.

 
PART ONE: ORIGINS AND HISTORY
Antony Bryant and Kathy Charmaz
GT in Historical Perspective
 
An Epistemological Account
Eleanor Krassner Covan
Discovery of GT in Practice
 
Legacy of Multiple Mentors
Susan Leigh Star
Living GT
 
Cognitive amd Emotional Forms of Pragmatism
 
PART TWO: GTM AND FORMAL GT
Barney Glaser
Doing Formal Theory
Phyllis Stern
Essential Properties for Growing GT
Margaret Kearney
Evolution of Formal GT
Jane Hood
Orthodoxy versus Power
 
PART THREE: GT IN PRACTICE
Ian Dey
Grounding Categories
Udo Kelle
Development of Categories
Jo Reichertz
Abduction
Janice Morse
Sampling in GT
Lora Lempert
Memo-Writing in GT
Judith Holton
Coding
 
PART FOUR: PRACTICALITIES
Carolyn Wiener
Making Teams Work in Conducting GT
Sharlene Hesse-Biber
Teaching GT
Cathy Urquhart
GT as a Tool for IS Research
 
PART FIVE: GT IN THE RESEACRH METHODS CONTEXT
Adele Clarke and Carrie Friese
GT and Situational Analysis
Bob Dick
GT and Action Research
Virginia Olesen
Integrating GT and Feminist Methods
Barry Gibson
Accommodating Critical Theory
Norman Denzin
GT and the Politics of Interpretation
Denise O'Neil Green et al
GT and Diversity
Stefan Timmermans and Iddo Tavory
Ethnography
 
PART SIX: GT IN THE CONTEXT OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Katja Mruck and Guenter Mey
GT and Reflexivity
Bruno Hildenbrand
Mediating Structure and Interaction
Karen Locke
Tensions in Using GT
Joerg Struebing
GT and Pragmatism

Tony Bryant and Kathy Charmaz are the perfect editors for this excellent and forward looking Handbook which is surely destined to be a classic
David Silverman
Professor Emeritus, Goldsmiths College


For anyone interested in grounded theory this is a must have book. No longer will students have to search the library or internet to find authoritative voices on a variety of topics. It’s all right there at their fingertips
Juliet Corbin
San José State University


In my experience of supervising and examining masters and doctoral

students in the social sciences over three decades, a very large proportion

of them use or claim to use grounded theory in some form or other. It

appears to be the stock method of social science research and accepted

without question by most university teachers and authorities (let alone

students) in this field....This Handbook, at over 600 pages long, with 27 chapters (in addition to the chapter length Introduction) by more than 30 contributors, offers a vast amount of

material upon which to consider some fundamental issues...There is a very

useful ‘Discursive Glossary of Terms’ and (what a gem!) a thorough and detailed index
John Pratt
Higher Education Review


The Sage Handbook of Grounded Theory constitutes a fascinating col-lection, and the containment of each chapter makes it very amenable to ‘occasional dips’...as a cornucopia of ideas in to the world of grounded theory (which is, apparently, the most frequently-cited analytical approach in qualitative research publications), this volume is unsurpassed
Amanda Holt
Qualitative Research



This handbook brings together the comprehensive range of perspectives that new researchers are looking for. It is very well edited, and communicates ideas and arguments extremely well.

Dr Walter Riggans
Cliff College, Cliff College
August 28, 2016

An excellent must have book for postgraduate especially PhD students wanting to use or using Grounded Theory methodology.
Dr. Parveen Ali, University of Sheffield

Dr Parveen Ali
School of Nursing & Midwifery, Sheffield University
July 1, 2016

Recommended to Master students and course - still in evaluation.

Dr Monne Wihlborg
Health Science centre, Lund University
June 22, 2015

Excellent all round book that is very useful for the fundamentals of grounded theory. I will recommend this book to my dissertation students, however it is not a book that i can adopt as it will only used by specific students who are looking at Ground Theory

Mr Nick White
Nursing and Midwifery, Sheffield Hallam University
November 13, 2015

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