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Methodological Pluralism and Qualitative Family Research
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,600. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Essay » Author profile
This 100-page article is for graduate students and more experienced researchers who are looking for a relatively brief yet in-depth look at the roots of today's qualitative research. The article is divided into three sections, the early history, the middle years, and contemporary times.
The Intellectual Roots of Grounded Theory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Grounded theory is an open-ended approach to research that can be adapted to many uses. This article shows how adaptable grounded theory is and was meant to be. Originating in the Chicago school of Sociology about 100 years ago, GT does not have to be about technicalities, but researchers can use it as an adaptable and open-ended approach to developing understandings of human situations.
Theory and Case Study Research
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This article describes case study research and shows how difficult such research is. Valuable for its contributions to theory, case study research requires strong conceptual skills on the part of researchers.
Grounded Theory, Deductive Qualitative Analysis, & Social Work Research
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
This paper updates an earlier version published more than 15 years ago (Gilgun, 1994c). I kept an emphasis on grounded theory research, but I added information on how to use literature reviews and hypothesis-testing in qualitative research. These additions are responsive to funders and dissertation committees who expect literature reviews and conceptual frameworks.