The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research

  title={The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research},
  author={Barney G. Glaser and Anselm Strauss and E A Strutzel},
  journal={Nursing Research},
Most writing on sociological method has been concerned with how accurate facts can be obtained and how theory can thereby be more rigorously tested. In The Discovery of Grounded Theory, Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss address the equally Important enterprise of how the discovery of theory from data--systematically obtained and analyzed in social research--can be furthered. The discovery of theory from data--grounded theory--is a major task confronting sociology, for such a theory fits… Expand
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