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The Science and Art of Interviewing

The authors offer clear, theoretically informed and empirically rich strategies for conducting interview studies. They present both a rationale and guide to the science-and art-of in-depth interviewing to take readers through all the steps in the research process, from the initial stage of formulating a question to the final one of presenting the results.

The Research Interview

The chapters concentrate on the real-time, moment-by-moment nature of interview management and interaction. A key feature of the book is the inclusion of reflexive vignettes that foreground the voices and experience of qualitative researchers (both novices and more expert practitioners).

Mastering the Semi-Structured Interview and Beyond

This book offers guidance on how to develop an interview protocol, including the arrangement of questions and ways to evoke analytically rich data.

Interviewing in Social Science Research

Using an interpretive methodology, the book examines interviewing as a relational enterprise. As a relational undertaking, interviewing is more akin to a two-way dialogue than a one-way interrogation.

The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research

The book begins with the history and conceptual transformations of the interview, which is followed by chapters that discuss the main components of interview practice.

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InterViews

The book invites readers on a journey through the landscape of interview research, providing the "hows" and "whys" of research interviewing, and outlines paths for students to follow on the way to research goals.

Interviewing: The Oregon Method

The book's chapters take focused looks at a wide variety of issues, including interview ethics, the sanctity of quotes, interviewing in the virtual world, negotiating identity, and building rapport. The art of the interview has been taught at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication for generations.

Interviews in Qualitative Research

Writing in an accessible style, with many practical examples, the authors explore: - The key debates in the philosophy and theory underlying interview methods - How to design and carry out interviews - The special requirements of group and remote (telephone and online) interviewing - The central issues of reflexivity and ethics.

Doing Interview-Based Qualitative Research

This book is an accessible step-by-step guide to conducting interview-based qualitative research projects. The authors discuss the 'hows' and 'whys' of qualitative research, showing readers the practices as well as the principles behind them.

The Research Interview

The chapters concentrate on the real-time, moment-by-moment nature of interview management and interaction. A key feature of the book is the inclusion of reflexive vignettes that foreground the voices and experience of qualitative researchers (both novices and more expert practitioners).

The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research

The book begins with the history and conceptual transformations of the interview, which is followed by chapters that discuss the main components of interview practice.

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