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The Grounded Theory Review is an interdisciplinary, online academic journal for the advancement of classic grounded theory and scholarship.  The Grounded Theory Review adheres to the highest standards of peer review and engages established and emerging scholars from anywhere in the world.  While centered in social sciences and the health disciplines, the Grounded Theory Review is open and welcoming to contributions from any academic field.

Volume 22, Issue 1, June 2023

From the Editor’s Desk:
Research Publishing: The Unique Value of The Grounded Theory Review
Staying Open: The Use of Theoretical Codes in Grounded Theory
The Logic and Language of Classic Grounded Theory: Induction, Abduction, and Deduction
Developing a Classic Grounded Theory Research Study Protocol:
A Primer for Doctoral Students and Novice Researchers
Following suit: Why some choose to remodel the grounded theory methodology in China
Building a Classic Grounded Theory: Some Reflections
Remote Female Fixation: A Grounded Theory of Semi-Illegal Sharing of Nude Imagery Online
Pluralistic Task Shifting for a More Timely Cancer Diagnosis: A Grounded Theory Study from a Primary Care Perspective
De-shaming for believability: A Grounded Theory of physicians’ communication with patients about adherence to HIV medication in San Francisco and Copenhagen
Surviving situational suffering: A classic grounded theory study of post-secondary contingent faculty members in the United States
The System was Blinking Red: Awareness Contexts and Disasters
A Novice Researcher’s First Walk Through the Maze of Grounded Theory: Rationalization for Classical Grounded Theory
Surviving Grounded Theory Research Method in an Academic World: Proposal Writing and Theoretical Frameworks
About the Authors

Volume 21, Issue 2, December 2022

From the Editor’s Desk: Remembering Barney Glaser
Origins and Growth of Grounded Theory
What is ‘Theory’ in Grounded Theory?
Becoming Independent: The Life-Changing Experiences of GT Researchers in China
Coding in Classic Grounded Theory: I’ve Done an Interview; Now What?
When and How to Use Extant Literature in Classic Grounded Theory
Transcending Inequality: A Classic Grounded Theory of Filipino Factory Workers in Taiwan
Theory of Flowing: Going with the Flow of the Ups-and-Downs of Recovering from an Ordeal
Getting On-The-Same-Page
The Behavioural Motivations of Police Officers Engaged in Domestic Abuse Incident Work
Experiencing Grounded Theory: A Review
About the Authors