Anselm Strauss

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Anselm Leonard Strauss (December 18, 1916 - September 5, 1996) was an American sociologist internationally known as a medical sociologist (especially for his pioneering attention to chronic illness and dying) and as the developer (with Barney Glaser) of grounded theory, an innovative method of qualitative analysis widely used in sociology, nursing, education, social work, and organizational studies. He also wrote extensively on Chicago sociology/symbolic interactionism, sociology of work, social worlds/arenas theory, social psychology and urban imagery. He published over 30 books, chapters in over 30 other books,and over 70 journal articles

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Star, Susan Leigh, Strauss, Anselm (1999): Layers of Silence, Arenas of Voice: The Ecology of Visible and Invisible Work. In Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 8 (1) pp. 9-30.

Glaser, Barney, Strauss, Anselm (1967): The Discovery of Grounded Theory: Strategies for Qualitative Research, Aldine Transaction,

Corbin, Juliet, Strauss, Anselm (2008): Basics of qualitative research: Techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory, Sage,

Glaser, Barney, Strauss, Anselm (2009): The discovery of grounded theory: Strategies for qualitative research, Transaction Books,