Linking Symbolic interactionism and grounded theory methods in a research design

Chamberlain-Salaun, Jennifer, and Mills, Jane (2014) Linking Symbolic interactionism and grounded theory methods in a research design. In: Abstracts from the 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. p. 75. From: QI2014: 10th International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, 21-24 May 2014, Champaign, IL, USA.

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In Corbin and Strauss's 3rd edition of the Basics of Qualitative Research: techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory (2008) the authors present 16 assumptions that underpin their evolved version of grounded theory. A discussion on the epistemology and ontology of pragmatism and symbolic interactionism accompanies the assumptions. The Chapter was originally written for the second edition of the text (Strauss and Corbin, 1998), however, at the time the publisher considered this section 'too complicated for a beginning text on qualitative research' (Corbin and Strauss, 2008: 17). The authors will 'unpack' the 16 assumptions and highlight the links between these and the fundamental contribution of symbolic interactionism to grounded theory methodology and methods. Our purpose is to clarify, particularly for novice researchers and researchers new to grounded theory, what it means to implement an evolved grounded theory study design.

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