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Qualitative research interviewing : biographical narrative and semi-structured methods

Qualitative research interviewing : biographical narrative and semi-structured methods

Author: Tom Wengraf
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides a comprehensive resource for those concerned with the practice of semi-structured interviewing, the most commonly used interview approach in social research, and in particular for in-depth,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wengraf, Tom.
Qualitative research interviewing.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2001
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Wengraf
ISBN: 9781446205846 1446205843
OCLC Number: 825768173
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 398 pages)
Contents: PART ONE: CONCEPTS AND APPROACHES TO DEPTH INTERVIEWING; Interview `Facts' as Evidence to Support Inferences to Eventual Theorization/Representation Models; Conceptual Frameworks for Studying and Inferring from (Research) Interview Interaction Practice; Models of Research Design and Their Application to Semi-Structured Depth Interviewing; Lightly and Heavily-Structured Depth Interviewing; Theory-Questions and Interviewer-Questions; PART TWO: UP TO THE INERVIEW: STRATEGIES FOR GETTING THE RIGHT MATERIALS; Preparing for Any Interviewing Sequence; Preparing Lightly-Structured Depth Interviews; A Design for a BNIM-Type Biographic-Narrative Interview; Preparing Moderately- or Heavily-Structured Interviews; PART THREE: AROUND THE INTERVIEW: CONTACT MANAGEMENT-THEORY AND PRACTICE; Before Making Contact and Starting the Fieldwork Phase of the Research Process; The Session; PART FOUR: AFTER THE INTERVIEW: STRATEGIES FOR WORKING THE MATERIALS; Copying, Indexing and Transcribing; Analyzing/Interpreting Any Interview Materials; Answers to TQs; Analyzing/Interpreting SQUIN-BNIM Interview Materials; Answers to TQs; PART FIVE: COMPARISON OF CASES: FROM CONTINGENCIES OF CASES TO TYPES OF TYPOLOGIES; Resources for Typification and General-Models within Single-Case Research; Types of Typologies; PART SIX: WRITING UP: STRATEGIES OF RE/PRESENTATION; Conceptual Frameworks for Studying and Re/presenting; Writings Up: Theorizing and Narrating in `Presentation' Strategies; `Writing Up' Biographic Sub-Genres; Suggestions by Way of a Conclusion
Responsibility: Tom Wengraf.


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`Wengraf provides a comprehensive theoretical and practical guide to the planning, conduct, and interpretative analysis of data by semi-structured interviewing methods. Forthright and frank in his Read more...

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