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Constructing Grounded Theory free pdf This is the second edition of Kathy Charmaz's groundbreaking and bestselling text on grounded theory. It retains the accessible and engaging style of the first edition to present for readers a benchmark introduction to doing grounded theory from a constructivist perspective. Constructing Grounded Theory 2nd Edition retains the strengths of the first edition while updating it with a dazzling array of new examples of grounded theory practice from diverse disciplines and professions. This expanded second edition 1) addresses how to focus data collection and to think about it for theorizing, 2) adds a new chapter on interviewing that includes recent debates and specific guidelines for conducting interviews in grounded theory studies, 3) provides strategies for using grounded theory in social justice inquiry, 4) considers recent epistemological debates about the place of prior theory and the legacy of Anselm Strauss for grounded theory, and 5) includes a new chapter on relationships between symbolic interactionism and grounded theory as one theory-methods package that researchers can adopt. Charmaz's book is a must-have for any student or researcher serious about understanding and doing grounded theory research.

About Kathy Charmaz

Kathy Charmaz is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Faculty Writing Program at Sonoma State University. In the latter position, she leads seminars for faculty to help them complete their research and scholarly writing. She has written, co-authored, or co-edited fourteen books including Good Days, Bad Days: The Self in Chronic Illness and Time, which won awards from the Pacific Sociological Association and the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction. The first edition of Constructing Grounded Theory received a Critics' Choice Award from the American Educational Studies Association. It has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Polish and Portuguese and two more translations are underway. A co-edited four-volume set, Grounded Theory and Situational Analysis, with senior editor, Adele Clarke, just came out as part of the Sage Benchmarks in Social Research series. Another co-edited volume with Antony Bryant, senior editor, The Sage Handbook of Grounded Theory, appeared in 2007. Professor Charmaz is a co-author of two multi-authored methodology books, Five Ways of Doing Qualitative Analysis: Phenomenological Psychology, Grounded Theory, Discourse Analysis, Narrative Research, and Intuitive Inquiry, which Guilford published in 2011, and Developing Grounded Theory: The Second Generation, a 2009 publication with Left Coast Press. She has also published articles and chapters on the experience of chronic illness, the social psychology of suffering, writing for publication as well as numerous papers on

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Author : Kathy Charmaz
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 20 March 2014
ISBN : 0857029142
EAN : 9780857029140
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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