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Throughout this project Stebbins has built on the work of Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss and their notion of "grounded theory." First, Stebbins extensively observed the routine activities of amateurs and professionals in each field studied. Then, as he became more familiar with the life-styles of the participants, he conducted lengthy, unstructured, face-to-face intervie ...more
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published April 6th 1992 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published April 1st 1992)
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