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Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Antony Bryant


The book is addressed to investigators with some knowledge of and familiarity with research methodswho are keen to learn more about the grounded theory method [GTM]. The method is located against general research issues, such as the nature of doctoral and other research, discussions on epistemology and ontology, and the initial motivations for undertaking a specific research project. The key features of GTM are discussed and exemplified using numerous examples taken from several of the author’s many successful PhD students. The focus is on distinguishing the core and essential features of the ... More

Keywords: Research methods, qualitative research, grounded theory, Pragmatism, doctoral research

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780199922604
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Antony Bryant, author
Professor of Informatics, Leeds Metropolitan University