oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Grounded theory method of research: A practical application

Volume 10, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



In 1996 Maree, Joubert and Prinsloo identified the grounded theory method of research as a workable research method for criminological research. They gave an exposition of the methodological substructure that illustrated a tapestry of different scientific philosophical perspectives, such as the qualitative approach, interactionistic perspective (symbolic interactionism) and the grounded theory approach.

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