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Grounded Theory is a type of methodology where data is thoroughly analyzed in a series of steps or procedures. The end result is the formulation of a theory after all the available data has been analyzed. This type of research is used in social science. A study on dying hospital patients by the sociologists Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss lead to the development of Grounded Theory, this theory is incorporated in their book called as ‘Awareness of Dying’.

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Democratic peace theory is a theory which proposes that democracies are less likely to engage in war and conflict with other democracies. The low probability of war leads to a structure that would dissuade the use of state-sponsored military violence. Thus, the main focus of the theory is on peace-building rather than war.

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