They F*** You Up: How to Survive Family Life by Oliver James

By Oliver James

During this groundbreaking e-book, medical psychologist Oliver James exhibits that it's the manner we have been cared for within the first six years of existence that has an important influence on who we're and the way we behave. Nurture, in impression, shapes our very nature. In a notable research of technological know-how and pop culture, James combines the most recent examine with revealing case stories, interviews, and biographies with the likes of Michael Jackson, Mia Farrow, and Prince Charles to turn out his element. as well as featuring his findings, James explains how they could be a resource of liberation in our lives. by utilizing provocative questions and insightful examples, he is helping readers greater comprehend the way in which their adolescence prior is affecting their current and the way to "be your individual scriptwriter." He additionally argues that his findings can have large implications for society as a complete. A top-seller and recipient of vital consciousness within the U.K., They F*** You Up is an opinionated, enjoyable learn which explanations us to reflect on the origins of our current habit

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Rich, detailed data give you explicit materials with which to work. When I ask for rich, detailed data, I ask for full or 'thick' (Geertz, 1973) written descriptions of events observed by researchers, extensive accounts of personal experience from respondents and records that provide narratives of experience (such as transcribed tapes of therapy sessions). Participant observers' field notes, interviewers' transcriptions, patient autobiographies, student journals, may all produce rich, detailed data.

Most importantly from a grounded theory perspective, initial codes help you to break the data into categories and begin to see processes. Line-by­ line coding frees you from 'going native', or from becoming so immersed in your respondent's categories or worldview that you fail to look at your data critically and analytically. Being critical about your data does not necessarily mean that you are critical of your research participants. Instead, being critical forces you to ask yourself questions about your data.

Levels of abstraction are built directly upon the data and are checked and refined by gathering further data (cf. Glaser, 1 978; Glaser and Strauss, 1 967; Henwood and Pidgeon, 1 992; Strauss, 1 987). In this way, grounded theory studies yield dense conceptual analyses of empirical problems and worlds. For what kinds of research questions are grounded theory methods appropriate? Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. ' Grounded theory methods are suitable for studying individual processes, interpersonal relations and GROUNDED THEORY 29 the reciprocal effects between individuals and larger social processes.

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