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The most comprehensive book available on methods in research interviewing! * What is research interviewing? * What techniques are used? Exactly what do you do in each technique? * How is interview data analysed and written up? The robust, real-world approach makes this book appropriate for practitioner researchers and postgraduate students up to PhD level. Covers distance and face-to-face interviewing, from the un-structured and naturalistic to the highly structured, focused and time-efficient. Emphasis is placed on using the most appropriate methods for the research purpose and how to identify which method is practicable. Based on over thirty years of teaching and supervising research and postgraduate students, the author anticipates questions and difficulties at a level of practical detail. Practical and easy to use, this book is essential for anyone doing research interviewing. " Table of contents Preface Acknowledgements List of tables List of figures PART ONE: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE 1 Research interviewing: key issues 2 The ethics of interviewing 3 The importance of question/topic development 4 Different techniques and the `cost? development factor 5 The core skills of interviewing PART TWO: FACE-TO-FACE METHODS 6 Ethnographic methods: the interviewer as participant-observer in real-life contexts 7 The unstructured interview 8 The elite interview 9 Group interviewing 10 The semi-structured interview 11 Structured interviewing: the use of recording schedules 12 The video interview 13 The interview as a qualitative experiment PART THREE: DISTANCE METHODS 14 The telephone interview 15 The e-mail interview 16 The `open? questionnaire interview PART FOUR: ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF CONTENT 17 Transcribing the interview 18 Narrative overview versus categorical analysis 19 Deriving categories (coding) from the data 20 Quantitative analysis of categorical data 21 Writing up interview data 22 Combining interview data with data from other sources References Index Printed Pages: 200. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 19473
Titel: Research Interviewing: The Range of ...
Verlag: McGraw Hill Education
Auflage: First edition.