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Challenges of Using Grounded Theory in Qualitative Research


Lu, J and Le, T and Babaee, M, Challenges of Using Grounded Theory in Qualitative Research, Conducting Research in a Changing and Challenging World, Nova Science Publishers, T Le & Q Le (ed), United States, pp. 159-164. ISBN 978-1-62618-651-4 (2013) [Other Book Chapter]

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Grounded Theory is a qualitative research method that uses a systematic set of procedures to develop an inductively derived Grounded Theory about a phenomenon. It has made an important contribution to qualitative research methodology. It has been used in combination with other research methods to provide powerful ways for handling research data and analysis. This chapter gives a brief description of Grounded Theory and identifies some potential problems based on some criticisms of qualitative researchers against Grounded Theory.

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Item Type:Other Book Chapter
Keywords:qualitative research, paradigm, research method, Grounded Theory, data analysis
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Sociology
Research Field:Sociological methodology and research methods
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Lu, J (Ms Jinjin Lu)
UTAS Author:Le, T (Dr Thao Le)
UTAS Author:Babaee, M (Dr Maliheh Babaee)
ID Code:85778
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2013-08-07
Last Modified:2014-08-18
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