SOC308 – Grounded Theory: It’s Not A Theory


Ever heard of a theory that wasn’t a theory? This week the gang tackles a difficult qualitative methodological approach called Grounded Theory, put forth by Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss. By doing a deep dive into textual and descriptive data, the goal of this approach is to analyze data without letting previous knowledge, biases, or assumptions cloud the analysis. If you ever wondered what it was like to do hands on sociological research, then this episode is for you!


Grounded theory, theory, methodology, methods, research


Find the transcript for this episode here. Mahalo nui loa to Sam Yuan for transcribing this episode! We couldn’t do it without you!


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