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ERIC Number: EJ848359
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1052-0147
Relating Categories in Grounded Theory Analysis: Using a Conditional Relationship Guide and Reflective Coding Matrix
Scott, Karen Wilson
Qualitative Report, v9 n1 p113-126 Mar 2004
This paper describes the process for employing two principal instruments for relating the categories identifying the central phenomenon in grounded theory analysis. The Conditional Relationship Guide contextualizes the central phenomenon and relates structure with process. The second tool, the Reflective Coding Matrix, captures the higher level of abstraction necessary to bridge to the final phase of grounded theory analysis, selective coding and interpretation and ultimately to the theory generation. Examples of each instrument are provided and discussed. (Contains 1 figure and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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