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Contextual Approaches in Sociology

Edited By Adela Elena Popa, Hasan Arslan, Mehmet Ali Icbay and Tomas Butvilas

Contextual Approaches in Sociology is a collection of essays on a wide range of sociological issues written by researchers from several different institutions. The volume presents applications of grounded theory, social capital, education, social rituals and gender issues. It will appeal to a wide range of academic leadership, including educators, researchers, social students and teachers, who wish to develop personally and professionally. It will also be useful to all those who interact with students and teachers in a sociological context.
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Involuntary Childlessness: A Grounded Theory Approach For Developing a Model of Reproductive Health

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Introduction

Childlessness is the condition of being without children and may be voluntary or involuntary (Letherby, 2002). To be childless against one’s choice means to be involuntary childless which, unfortunately, has personal, socio-economic, and socio-cultural impacts in most societies in spite of the relationship between infertility and childlessness.

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