Grounded theory: an exploration of process and procedure.

  title={Grounded theory: an exploration of process and procedure.},
  author={Diane Walker and Florence Myrick},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  volume={16 4},
Grounded theory, as an evolving qualitative research method, is a product of its history as well as of its epistemology. Within the literature, there have been a number of discussions focusing on the differences between Glaser's (1978, 1992) and Strauss's (1987, 1990) versions of grounded theory. The purpose of this article is to add a level of depth and breadth to this discussion through specifically exploring the Glaser-Strauss debate by comparing the data analysis processes and procedures… CONTINUE READING