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The SAGE Handbook of Current Developments in Grounded Theory

The SAGE Handbook of Current Developments in Grounded Theory

Edited by:
  • Antony Bryant - Leeds Beckett University, UK, Professor of Informatics at Leeds Beckett University, UK
  • Kathy Charmaz - Sonoma State University

April 2019 | 714 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Building on the success of the bestselling The SAGE Handbook of Grounded Theory (2007), this title provides a much-needed and up-to-date overview, integrating some revised and updated chapters with new ones exploring recent developments in grounded theory and research methods in general. The highly-acclaimed editors have once again brought together a team of leading academics from a wide range of disciplines, perspectives and countries. This is a method-defining resource for advanced students and researchers across the social sciences.  
Part One: The Grounded Theory Method: 50 Years On
Part Two: Theories and Theorizing in Grounded Theory
Part Three: Grounded Theory in Practice
Part Four: Reflections on Using and Teaching Grounded Theory
Part Five: GTM and Qualitative Research Practice
Part Six: GT Researchers and Methods in Local and Global Worlds

Antony Bryant
Senior Editor's Introduction
Antony Bryant & Kathy Charmaz
Editors' Overview
Part 1: The Grounded Theory Method: 50 Years On
Adele Clarke
Chapter 1: Situating Grounded Theory and SA in the History of Interpretive Qualitative Inquiry
Part 2: Theories and Theorizing in Grounded Theory
Jörg Strübing
Chapter 2: The Pragmatism of Anselm L. Strauss: Linking Theory and Method
Udo Kelle
Chapter 3: The Status of Theories and Models in Grounded Theory
Cathy Urquhart
Chapter 4: Grounded Theory's Best Kept Secret: The Ability to Build Theory
Jane F. Gilgun
Chapter 5: Deductive Qualitative Analysis and Grounded Theory: Sensitizing Concepts and Hypothesis-Testing
Part 3: Grounded Theory in Practice
Uwe Flick
Chapter 6: From Intuition to Reflexive Construction: Research Design and Triangulation in Grounded Theory Research
Janice M. Morse & Lauren Clark
Chapter 7: The Nuances of Grounded Theory Sampling and the Pivotal Role of Theoretical Sampling
Linda Liska Belgrave & Kapriskie Seide
Chapter 8: Coding for Grounded Theory
Massimiliano Tarozzi
Chapter 9: Coding and Translating: Language as a Heuristic Apparatus
Robert Thornberg & Ciarán Dunne
Chapter 10: Literature Review in Grounded Theory
Vivian Martin
Chapter 11: Using Popular and Academic Literature as Data for Formal Grounded Theory
Melanie Birks & Jane Mills
Chapter 12: Rendering Analysis Through Storyline
Jo Reichertz
Chapter 13: Abduction: The Logic of Discovery of Grounded Theory - An updated review
Susanne Friese
Chapter 14: Grounded Theory Analysis and CAQDAS: A Happy Pairing or Remodeling GT to QDA?
Andrea Gorra
Chapter 15: Keep your Data Moving - Operationalisation of Abduction with Technology
Mitsuyuki Inaba & Hisako Kakai
Chapter 16: Grounded Text Mining Approach: A Synergy between Grounded Theory and Text Mining
Krzysztof Konecki
Chapter 17: Visual Images and Grounded Theory Methodology
Katherine Irwin
Chapter 18: Grounded Theory Methods in the Context of Masculinity and Violence
Kumar Ravi Priya
Chapter 19: Using Constructivist Grounded Theory Methodology: Studying Suffering and Healing as a Case Example
Part 4: Reflections on Using and Teaching Grounded Theory
Judith Holton
Chapter 20: Teaching and Learning Grounded Theory Methodology: The Seminar Approach
Barney Glaser
Chapter 21: Grounded Description
Part 5: GTM and Qualitative Research Practice
Norman K. Denzin
Chapter 22: Grounded Theory and the Politics of Interpretation, Redux
Katja Mruck & Günther Mey
Chapter 23: Grounded Theory Methodology and Self-Reflexivity in the Qualitative Research Process
Sharlene Hesse-Biber & Hilary Flowers
Chapter 24: Using a Feminist Grounded Theory Approach in Mixed Methods Research
R. Burke Johnson & Isabelle Walsh
Chapter 25: Mixed Grounded Theory: Merging Grounded Theory with Mixed Methods and Multimethod Research
Iddo Tavory & Stefan Timmermans
Chapter 26: Abductive Analysis and Grounded Theory
Stacy M. Carter
Chapter 27: Grounded Theory and Empirical Ethics
Gregory Hadley
Chapter 28: Critical Grounded Theory
Part 6: GT Researchers and Methods in Local and Global Worlds
Joanna Crossman & Hiroko Norma
Chapter 29: The Implications of Internationalisation for Teaching, Learning and Practising Grounded Theory
Roxanne Bainbridge, Janya McCalman, Michelle Redman-MacLaren, & Mary Whiteside
Chapter 30: Grounded Theory as Systems Science: Working with Indigenous Nations for Social Justice
Joyce M. Duckles, George Moses, & Robert Moses
Chapter 31: Community-Based Participatory Research and Constructivist Grounded Theory: Aligning Transformative Research with Local Ways of Being and Knowing

The original Handbook of Grounded Theory by Bryant and Charmaz continues to be one of the most valuable resources in the field. Now, the editors envision this new book as “an extension and companion… rather than an updated version of its predecessor,” and it definitely succeeds at that goal. With a strong mix of new and revised chapters, it will undoubtedly be every bit as useful as the earlier volume.

David L. Morgan
Emeritus Professor, Department of Sociology, Portland State University

I remember seminars with Anselm Strauss, when he listened patiently to my work in progress and quietly remarked, “That’s very nice, but it’s all description.” We were fortunate that he taught us the difference. Theory-building is difficult, and the more time that passes since those Glaser and Strauss days, the more we are deluged with descriptive work calling itself grounded theory. This book like its original Handbook companion is a powerful corrective.

In this volume, we are returned to the era when the method was first described, reminded of the elegant and radical proposition that grounded theory represented, and then exposed to the many cultural, situational, and professional influences on its subsequent manifestations. The authors reclaim the rich capacity of this method to build theory and have it be grounded. The many pathways to that result are effectively situated by authors who themselves contributed to grounded theory’s innovation and interpretation.

Clarke’s Chapter 1 is a tour de force, providing a perfect setup for the narrower foci of the subsequent chapters. From the lofty concerns of epistemology to the practical challenges of coding, readers are given generous and deeply knowledgeable guides. Authors bring a variety of viewpoints, but all are concerned with the original purposes of the grounded theory method. It is gratifying to know that current and future students of grounded theory have this handbook to help them recognize credible grounded theory and discover it for themselves.

Margaret Kearney
Vice Provost and University Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor, School of Nursing, University of Rochester

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