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I am having a hard time wrapping my head around how to do grounded theory... it seems like its coding/recoding/categorizing and then writing about the themes that emerge. do folks have experience/resources for this? I've read Charmaz and a few others on this but reading about it is one thing.. versus putting it into practice (which seems to me to involve coding - revisiting and grouping those codes - then writing about the themes). But maybe I'm totally off... would appreciate any advice/confirmation/tips folks have.
My supervisor says I should not use content analysis as it is not respected within the institution... And suggested process analysis... But the more I read up on process analysis I realize it is to analyze processes within a business and not meant to analyze a famous person's standpoint and actions (I am about to analyze Trump's actions and standpoints since he became a president). I also looked into grounded theory, but I am not keen on waiting with going through the theory and I know there are a lot of criticism towards that method... So what do I do? I feel that content analysis is the ri