Response to Fugard and Potts: supporting thinking on sample sizes for thematic analyses: a quantitative tool

@article{Byrne2015ResponseTF,
  title={Response to Fugard and Potts: supporting thinking on sample sizes for thematic analyses: a quantitative tool},
  author={D. Byrne},
  journal={International Journal of Social Research Methodology},
  year={2015},
  volume={18},
  pages={689 - 691}
}
  • D. Byrne
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Social Research Methodology
  • This is an interesting and provocative paper but in my view it is not really about thematic analyses. This response was provoked by the paper, and provocation is always a good thing since it leads or should lead to productive argument. As with the other responses, I make the point that thematic analyses are generally associated in some way with some sort of grounded theory and that a central principle of any form of grounded theory is that researchers do not know what will be important until… CONTINUE READING
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