Chapter 3: Writing Analytic Memos about Narrative and Visual Data

Grounded theory and its coding canon

Charmaz, K. (2015). Teaching theory construction with initial grounded theory tools: A reflection on lessons and learning. Qualitative Health Research, 25(12), 1610–1622. 

Eastwood, J., Kemp, L., Jalaludin, B. (2016). Each is in different circumstances anyway: A realist multilevel situational analysis of maternal depression in South Western Sydney, Australia. SAGE Open, 6(4). 

Analyzing visual data

Alvarez, A. (2018). Drawn and written funds of knowledge: A window into emerging bilingual children’s experiences and social interpretations through their written narratives and drawings. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 18(1), 97–128. 

Hiller, C., & Aurini, J. (2018). What role does the ‘parent-effect’ play in child centered research? The case of photo-interviews of children’s home reading practices. Qualitative Research, 18(4), 492–509. 

Further reading

Richardson, D. M., Pickus, H., & Parks, L. (2019). Pathways to mobility: Engaging Mexican American youth through participatory photo mapping. Journal of Adolescent Research, 34(1), 55-94. 

Shortt, H. L., & Warren, S. K. (2019). Grounded visual pattern analysis: Photographs in organizational field studies. Organizational Research Methods, 22(2), 539–563. 

van Driel, L., & Dumitrica, D. (online first, 2020). Selling brands while staying “authentic”: The professionalization of Instagram influencers. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies.

Weidner, B. N. (2020). A grounded theory of musical independence in the concert band. Journal of Research in Music Education, 68(1), 53–77.