The Discovery of Grounded Theory is a 1967 book (ISBN 0202302601) by Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss on grounded theory. 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barney G. Glaser (born 1930), American sociologist and one of the founders of the Grounded theory methodology. ... Anselm L. Strauss (December 18, 1916_September 5, 1996) was a sociologist, who worked the field of medical sociology. ... Grounded theory is a general research method for social sciences developed by the sociologists Barney Glaser (b. ...
After their success with Awareness of Dying, Glaser and Strauss decided to write a book on methodology. The Discovery of Grounded Theory was meant to invite and motivate people to use the newly developed methodology. Unlike later works, it does not provide much advice on how to put the theory into practice. Awareness of Dying is a 1965 book (ISBN 0202307638) by Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss. ...
The authors had several goals in mind when writing the book:
Legitimize qualitative research. Having a reference book by established authors helped students defend qualitative studies which were not widely accepted at the time.
Legewie, Heiner & Schervier-Legewie, Barbara (September 2004). "Forschung ist harte Arbeit, es ist immer ein Stück Leiden damit verbunden. Deshalb muss es auf der anderen Seite Spaß machen". Anselm Strauss interviewed by Heiner Legewie and Barbara Schervier-Legewie. Forum: Qualitative Social Research On-line Journal, 5(3), Art. 22. Interview as MP3 audio (english) / edited German translation of interview. Accessed on May 20, 2005.
Category: 1967 books 20 May is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...
Groundedtheory is regarded by Glaser and Strauss as a general theory of scientific method concerned with the generation, elaboration, and validation of social science theory.
A good groundedtheory is one that is: (1) inductively derived from data, (2) subjected to theoretical elaboration, and (3) judged adequate to its domain with respect to a number of evaluative criteria.
To this end, groundedtheory is reconstructed as a problem-oriented endeavor in which theories are abductively generated from robust data patterns, elaborated through the construction of plausible models, and justified in terms of their explanatory coherence.
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