Grounded theory in nursing research: Part 2 – Critique
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Grounded theory in nursing research: Part 2 – Critique

Terence V McCann Associate Professor of Mental Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Victoria University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Eileen Clark Lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Wodonga, Victoria, Australia

In the first article in this series (McCann and Clark 2003), the methodological characteristics of grounded theory were examined. In this, the second article on grounded theory, Terence McCann and Eileen Clark critique the methodology. They then summarise the main differences between Glaser’s approach and Strauss and Corbin’s approach to grounded theory

Nurse Researcher. 11, 2, 19-28. doi: 10.7748/nr2004.

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