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Grounded Theory & Dimensional Analysis

An Interview with Leonard Schatzman

Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW


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Copyright 1993, 2012 by Jane Gilgun

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Leonard Schatzman worked with Anslem Strauss for 28 years and was Strauss’s first graduate student. Lenny didn’t publish much but he was a great teacher. This article shows Lenny’s often humorous and also honest views on the development of grounded theory, in which he played a big part. Learn things you’ve never known before in this backstage look at the development of grounded theory. Lenny developed dimensional analysis, which he discussed in the interview. The article contains a lengthy interview with Lenny that Jane Gilgun conducted in 1993.

About the Author

Jane F. Gilgun, Ph.D., LICSW, is a professor, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA. See Professor Gilgun’s related articles

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