chapter  9
Seven Types of Creativity: Observation And Data Analysis*
Pages 13

One of the more provocative British Educational Research Association debates at the University of Stirling in 1992 took place in the symposium concerning qualitative data analysis. Its substance revolved around the messy world of qualitative research. Contributors such as Hammersley, Burgess and Rudduck aired in public some of their concerns with grounded theory approaches to research. Judging by the effect on some of the audience, it was unsettling in the extreme.