The paper aims to provide a response to commentaries in this issue by Andrew Sayer, and Robert W. Scapens and ChunLei Yang on “Case studies and differentiated realities” a paper by Sue Llewellyn published in Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management Vol. 4 No. 1, 2007.
Discusses issues raised in the commentaries around “differentiated realities”, “pluralist ontology” and the “single reality” of social constructivism.
Reiterates an understanding of the idea of “differentiated realities” and discusses the methodological implications that arise from it.
Clarifies Llewellyn's original discussion of differentiated realities and case studies.
Llewellyn, S. (2008), "Differentiated realities? A response to Andrew Sayer and Bob Scapens and ChunLei Yang", Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, Vol. 5 No. 1, pp. 21-26. https://doi.org/10.1108/11766090810856750
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