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Interviewing For Social Scientists

Hilary ArkseyPeter T Knight
Interviewing For Social Scientists

Interviewing For Social Scientists

Hilary ArkseyPeter T Knight

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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of interviewing as a research method. Illustrated with relevant and international examples, each chapter includes the pros and cons of the approaches discussed.

- Publisher 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.

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About "Interviewing For Social Scientists"

This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of interviewing as a research method. Illustrated with relevant and international examples, each chapter includes the pros and cons of the approaches discussed.
- Publisher

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.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

Hilary Arksey

Hilary Arksey worked in SPRU for many years, building up a reputation in research into informal care and carers needs. She led on this work in the Unit. It took her to many interesting places around the world where her experience and knowledge in this field helped to spread good practice and research collaborations. She retired from SPRU in 2010. Social Policy Research Interests     Informal care     Carers, disability and employment     Qualitative research methods

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  • Catalogue Code 182406
  • Product Code 0761958703
  • EAN 9780761958703
  • Pages 224
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Education
  • Sub-Category Research/adult Education
  • Publisher Sage Publications Inc
  • Publication Date Aug 1999
  • Dimensions 145 x 243 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.396kg

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