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The continuation of sampling and data collection until no new conceptual insights are generated. At this point the researcher has provided repeated evidence for his or her conceptual categories.
Theoretical saturation is associated with theoretical sampling for grounded theory, that is, the selection of cases that are most likely to produce the ...