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Using Grounded Theory In Nursing

by Rita Sara Schreiber and Phyllis Noerager Stern Springer Publishing Company
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'This uniformly fine book extends and intensifies the dialogue about grounded theory and nursing.... well-designed, well-crafted, and accessible.' --Sally A. Hutchinson, PhD, RN, FAAN '...the torch has been passed to a new generation of grounded theorists.... The editors have assembled chapters by many of the best-known scholars in North America.' --Sandra P. Thomas, PhD, RN, FAAN What is grounded theory? How is it done? When is it most appropriate to use? Grounded theory can be the research method of choice for nurses seeking to find out how people cope with existing or potential health challenges. This book offers broad coverage of method, background, philosophical roots, and new directions for grounded theory in nursing.

Contributors Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Situating Grounded Theory Within Qualitative Inquiry, Janice M. Morse Early Grounded Theory: Its Processes and Products, Phyllis Noerager Stern and Eleanor Krassen Covan Constructing and Deconstructing: Grounded Theory in a Postmodern World, Marjorie MacDonald and Rita Sara Schreiber The 'How to' of Grounded Theory: Avoiding the Pitfalls, Rita Sara Schreiber Examining the Differences between Researcher and Participant: An Intrinsic Element of Grounded Theory, Caroline Mallory The Grounded Theory Club, or Who Needs an Expert Mentor? Rita Sara Schreiber Finding a Critical Perspective in Grounded Theory, Marjorie MacDonald Feminist Grounded Theory Revisited: Practical Issues and New Understandings, Judith Wuest and Marilyn Merritt-Gray Can you 'Do' Grounded Theory Without Symbolic Interactionism? P. Jane Milliken and Rita Sara Schreiber Grounded Theory and Hermeneutics: Contradictory or Complementary Methods of Nursing Research? Suzanne Pursley-Crotteau, Sheila McGuire Bunting and Claire Burke Draucker The Application of Grounded Theory: Issues of Assessment and Measurement in Practice, Wendy Hall and Katharyn A. May New Directions in Grounded Formal Theory: Margaret H. Kearny Index

Rita Sara Schreiber, RN, DNS, is an Associate Professor at he School of Nursing, University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. With her Colleagues, she is founder of the Grounded Theory Club, a mentoring project to enable grounded theorists to develop their own research skills as well as the methodology. She has published multiple peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in areas of practice, gender, methodology, and women's experience with depression and treatment. Phyllis Noerager Stern, DNS, FAAN, NAP, holds the position of Professor and Glenn Irwin, Jr., MD Research Scholar at eh School of Nursing and a joint appointment in Women's Studies at Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana. She is Editor-in-Chief of the interdisciplinary refereed journal, Health Care for Women International, and Council General (CEO) and co-founder of the International Council on Women's Health Issues. She holds a charter membership in the Grounded Theory Institute.