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Strauss, Anselm L.

Works: 157 works in 1,361 publications in 12 languages and 28,450 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: HA29, 300.72
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Anselm L Strauss
Basics of qualitative research : grounded theory procedures and techniques by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

122 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 3,894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second edition of this text continues to offer the immensely practical advice and technical expertise that assists researchers in making sense of their collected data. Basics of Qualitative Research, Second Edition presents methods that enable researchers to analyze and interpret their data ultimately building theory from it. Highly accessible in their approach, authors Anselm Strauss (late of the University of San Francisco and co-creator of grounded theory) and Juliet Corbin provide a step-by-step guide to the research act from the formation of the research question, through several approaches to coding and analysis, to reporting on the research. Full of definitions and illustrative examples, this highly accessible book concludes with chapters that present criteria for evaluating a study, as well as responses to common questions posed by students of qualitative research."--Jacket
The discovery of grounded theory : strategies for qualitative research by Barney G Glaser( Book )

136 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most writing on sociological method has been concerned with how accurate facts can be obtained and how theory can thereby be more rigorously tested. In this book, Glaser and Strauss address the equally important enterprise of how the discovery of theory from data--systematically obtained and analyzed in social research--Can be furthered. The discovery of theory from data--grounded theory--is a major task confronting sociology, for such a theory fits empirical situations, and is understandable to sociologists and laymen alike. Most important, it provides relevant predictions, explanations, interpretations, and appllications. --From publisher's description
Social psychology by Alfred Ray Lindesmith( Book )

117 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eighth edition of this classic introduction to social psychology has been significantly revised to take into account changes in the field, such as new theories on sexuality identity, deviance and the body
Awareness of dying, by Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. Strauss by Barney G Glaser( Book )

71 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The authors develop theoretical constructs that will be of use in many other interactions and situations. Awareness of Dying was the first study of dying in hospitals, and has proven a useful handbook for chaplains, social workers, nurses, and doctors in confronting the many ethical and personal problems that arise in the dying situation. Now available in paperback, it is destined to reach new audiences interested in this key part of all life."--BOOK JACKET
Where medicine fails by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book argues for a broader definition of society’s responsibilities to the ill than is commonly perceived to be the case. The authors examine the moral and economic implications of medical technology, especially in regard to fetal tissue transplant, cancer survival, childbirth, and dying, and provide a thoughtful assessment of the issues and challenges facing American hospitals
The American city; a sourcebook of urban imagery by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sheds light on what the city is and does by analyzing what its citizens think it should be and do
Qualitative analysis for social scientists by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

64 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The teaching of qualitative analysis in the social sciences is rarely undertaken in a structured way. This handbook is designed to remedy that and to present students and researchers with a systematic method for interpreting qualitative data, whether derived from interviews, field notes, or documentary materials. The special emphasis of the book is on how to develop theory through qualitative analysis. The reader is provided with the tools for doing qualitative analysis, such as codes, memos, memo sequences, theoretical sampling and comparative analysis, and diagrams, all of which are abundantly illustrated by actual examples drawn from the author's own varied qualitative research and research consultations, as well as from his research seminars. Many of the procedural discussions are concluded with rules of thumb that can usefully guide the researchers' analytic operations. The difficulties that beginners encounter when doing qualitative analysis and the kinds of persistent questions they raise are also discussed, as is the problem of how to integrate analyses. In addition, there is a chapter on the teaching of qualitative analysis and the giving of useful advice during research consultations, and there is a discussion of the preparation of material for publication. The book has been written not only for sociologists but for all researchers in the social sciences and in such fields as education, public health, nursing, and administration who employ qualitative methods in their work"
Images of the American city by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirrors and masks; the search for identity by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

56 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in English and German and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identity as a concept is as elusive as everyone's sense of his own personal identity. It is connected with appraisals made by oneself and by others. Each person sees himself mirrored in the judgments of others. The masks he presents to the world are fashioned upon his anticipations of judgments. In Mirrors and Masks, Anselm Strauss uses the notion of identity to organize materials and thoughts about certain aspects of problems traditionally intriguing to social psychologists.The problems Strauss considers to be intriguing traditionally are those encountered when studying group membership, motivation, personality development, and social interaction. The topics covered include: the basic importance of language for human action and identity; the perpetual indeterminacy of identities in constantly changing social contexts; the symbolic and developmental character of human interaction; the theme of identity as it affects adult behaviqr; relations between generations and their role in personality development; and the symbolic character of membership in groups.By focusing on symbolic behavior with an emphasis on social organization, Strauss presents a fruitful, systematic perspective from which to view traditional problems of social psychology. He opens up new areas of thought and associates matters that are not ordinarily considered to be related. Strauss believes that psychiatrists* and psychologists underestimate immensely the influence of social organization upon individual behavior and individual structure, and that sociologists, whose major concern is with social organization, should employ some kind of social psychology in their research. Mirrors and Masks shows that the fusion of theoretical approaches benefits the analyses of many scholars. This fascinating work should be read by sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, and psychiatrists
Time for dying by Barney G Glaser( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronic illness and the quality of life by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

18 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has been written to acquaint readers with some of the enormous range of experiences associated with chronic illness. Contents: Part one - Problems of living with chronic illness. 1. Preventing and managing medical crises. 2. Management of regimens. 3. Symptom control. 4. Reordering of time. 5. Managing the trajectory. 6. Social isolation. 7. A basic strategy: normalizing. 8. The family in the picture. Part two - Specific chronic conditions and their implications. 9. The burden of rheumatoid arthritis (Carolyn L. Wiener). 10. Ulcerative colitis: strategies for managing life (Laura Reif). 11. Childhood diabetes: the commonplace in living becomes uncommon (Jeanne Quint Benoliel). 12. Getting around with emphysema (Shizuko Fagerhaugh). 13. Chronic renal failure and the problem of funding (Barbara Suczek). 14. Dying in hospitals (Barney Glaser and Anselm Strauss). Part Three - The health care system and chronic illness. 15. Providing better care. 16. Public policy and chronic illness
Continual permutations of action by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although it has not been his intention to promulgate theory for its own sake, Anselm Strauss has proven himself a formidable theorist. What has prompted this new treatise on human action (or as Strauss would prefer, acting) was a dissatisfaction with the accounts of social phenomena in the received, mainline sociological literature. Derived from the survey and functionalist traditions, such accounts have simplified complexities drastically, and mostly left implicit the underlying action assumptions of their research. Rejecting Parsons and Lazarsfeld as models, Strauss traces the perspective on human action presented in Continual Permutations of Action to a very different tradition, that of the Pragmatists. Strauss's account begins with the concept of trajectory, referring to a course of action but also embracing the interaction of multiple actors and contingencies. Certain Straussian terms and motifs come rapidly into play in the earlier sections, where he maps out his account: conditional matrix, temporality, and the like. The later sections are given over to major topics, including work and its relations with other forms of action; the body; thought processes; symbolizing; social worlds and arenas; representation; the interplay of routine and creative action; and the relevance of the concept of social worlds to understanding the interplay of several levels of social order in contemporary society. Extending the limits of interactionist theory, Strauss has raised questions about interpreting social phenomena that will be debated for some time to come
Negotiations : varieties, contexts, processes, and social order by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field research : strategies for a natural sociology by Leonard Schatzman( Book )

14 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Status passage by Barney G Glaser( Book )

36 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The French writer Arnold van Gennep first called attention to the phenomena of status passages in his Rites of Passage one hundred years ago. In Status Passage, first published in 1971, the movement of individuals and groups in contemporary society from one status to another is examined in the light of Gennep's original theory. Glaser and Strauss demonstrate that society emerges as a comparative order. In this order, every organized action, collective or individual, can be seen as a form of status passage.From one status to another-from childhood to adolescence to adulthood, from being single to being married, movement from one income group, social class or religion to another-there are passages that entail movement into different parts of a social structure and loss or gain in privileges. Types of status passage are described by their proper ties. The authors present a formal theory of status passage in the form of a running theoretical discussion.The concepts and categories discussed in Status Passage are illuminated by a large number of examples chosen from a wide range of human behavior, and the applicability of the theory to still other examples is made apparent. The result is a stimulating and provocative book that will interest a wide range of sociologists, social psychologists, and other social scientists, and will be useful in a variety of courses."--Provided by publisher
The contexts of social mobility; ideology and theory by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

27 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains a major statement by one of America's most preeminent sociologists on what remains an important problem in American history and social analysis: the nature and extent of movement within American society from one status to another. The most important images of mobility involve self-improvement by changing location (going to the frontier, coming to the big city), and by changing social class (second-generation immigrants). Almost all sociological and historical analysis has been limited to these themes. Strauss extends the concept to a wide range of ideologies, institutional contexts, and social movements; his analysis is based on a formal theory of status passage and develops a partial theory of mobility. Strauss addresses a theme that underscores much of one strand of his work: the changing articulation of individuals with their social structure and institutions. The book follows on from the theoretical presuppositions of Discovery of Grounded Theory and the formal theory presented in Status Passage. Strauss was continually concerned with American social and intellectual life in its historical and contemporary manifestations. No one else has looked at the important phenomenon of mobility in this broad a context and from this point of view. The book remains important to those concerned with the social history of America and with problems of social change."--Provided by publisher
The social psychology of George Herbert Mead by George Herbert Mead( Book )

18 editions published between 1956 and 1962 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social organization of medical work by Anselm L Strauss( Book )

20 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has dual messages. The first message is meant to reach social scientists who may have no particular interest in the work done on hospital wards but are deeply interested in the topic of work as such and in how it may be studied, analyzed, and theorized about. The second message is addressed to readers who are vitally concerned with caring for hospitalized patients - who are working on, around, and with sick people. In the most general sense, that latter message consists of this: the physicians, nurses, and associated technicians has been radically and irrevocably altered by today's prevalence of chronic illnesses - the illnesses that bring patients into contemporary hospitals - and by the technologies developed to manage them. We bring a sociological perspective to bear on that question. Our perspective has been shaped by many years of observation in hospitals, these in turn preceding the four-year observational and interview study on which this book is based
Grounded theory in practice( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unending work and care : managing chronic illness at home by Juliet M Corbin( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The discovery of grounded theory : strategies for qualitative research
The discovery of grounded theory : strategies for qualitative researchSocial psychologyAwareness of dying, by Barney G. Glaser and Anselm L. StraussThe American city; a sourcebook of urban imageryQualitative analysis for social scientistsImages of the American cityMirrors and masks; the search for identityTime for dying
Alternative Names
Anselm L. Strauss US-amerikanischer Soziologe

Anselm Strauss Amerikaans socioloog (1916-1996)

Anselm Strauss amerykański socjolog

Anselm Strauss sociólogo estadounidense

Anselm Strauss sociologue américain

Strausas Anselmas L.

Strauss, A.L.

Strauss, A. L. 1916-1996

Strauss, Anselm.

Strauss Anselm 1916-1996

Strauss, Anselm C.

Strauss, Anselm L.

Strauss, Anselm L. (Anselm Leonard)

Strauss, Anselm Leonard.

Strauss, Anselm Leonard 1916-1996

Straussas Anzelmas

Struss, A. 1916-1996

Страусс, Ансельм

אנסלם שטראוס

אנסלם שטראוס סוציולוג אמריקאי

آنسيلم ستراوس، 1916-1996

스트라우스, 안셈 1916-1996

스트라우스, 안셈 L. 1916-1996

스트라우스, 안젤름 1916-1996


ストラウス, A. L.

ストラウス, A. L. 1916-1996

ストラウス, A. L. (Anselm L.)

ストラウス, アンセルム

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