By Tom Wengraf
Unique in its conceptual coherence and the extent of useful aspect, this ebook presents a entire source for these focused on the perform of semi-structured interviewing, the main frequent interview strategy in social learn, and specifically for in-depth, biographic narrative interviewing. It covers the complete diversity of practices from the id of themes via to options for writing up study findings in varied ways.
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People who have had a lot of positive experiences of 'deep friendly talk' will be better placed to participate in depth interviews than those who have none. r am only likely to provide 'relatively safe research interview experiences' for myself and my informants if r am fully aware both of the current social positioning Copyrighted Material CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS FOR I NTERVIEWS 19 of myself and my interviewee - as described in the 'Lorna and John' vignette - and ready to detect the impact of any collective and individual past experiences and 'potential interview identities' which I and they ineluctably bring to our interviews.