Interviewing for Social Scientists

Interviewing for Social Scientists

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`This is an excellent book. It will be required reading on my methods courses' - Nigel Fielding, University of Surrey Students at postgraduate, and increasingly at undergraduate, level are required to undertake research projects and interviewing is the most frequently used research method. This book provides a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to interviewing. It covers all the issues that arise in interview work: theories of interviewing; design; application; and interpretation. Richly illustrated with relevant examples, each chapter includes handy statements of `advantages' and `disadvantages' of the approaches discussed.A subsequent approach to the Registrar General of Northern Ireland was more successful, however, and Lee was able to ... attempts to talk to professionals such as social workers, marriage guidance counsellors and clergymen yielded dataanbsp;...

Title:Interviewing for Social Scientists
Author:Hilary Arksey, Peter T Knight
Publisher:SAGE - 1999-10-25


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