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Babchuk, Wayne A. (2010). "Grounded Theory as a “Family of Methods”: A Genealogical Analysis to Guide Research," Adult Education Research Conference. http://newprairiepress.org/aerc/2010/papers/2
This inquiry traces the evolution of grounded theory from a nuclear to an extended family of methods and considers the implications that decision-making based on informed choices throughout all phases of the research process has for realizing the potential of grounded theory for advancing adult education theory and practice.