The SAGE Handbook of Interview Research, 2nd Edition

  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1452262039
  • ISBN-13: 9781452262031
  • DDC: 158.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 624 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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The Second Edition of this landmark volume emphasizes the dynamic, interactional, and reflexive dimensions of the research interview. Contributors highlight the myriad dimensions of complexity that are emerging as researchers increasingly frame the interview as a communicative opportunity as much as a data-gathering format. The book begins with an overview of the history and conceptual transformations of the interview, which is followed by chapters that discuss the main components of interview practice. Taken together, the contributions to the handbook encourage readers to simultaneously learn the frameworks and technologies of interviewing and reflect on the epistemological foundations of the interview craft. The handbook has been updated to address recent developments, especially in qualitative interviewing. Twenty-six chapters are completely new; the remaining twelve chapters have been substantially revised to give readers access to the state of the art of interview research. Three entirely new sections include "Logistics of Interviewing," "Self and Other in the Interview," and "Ethics of the Interview."

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
International Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Complexity of the Craft.
1: Interviewing in Context.
2: The History of the Interview.
3: Narrative Practice and the Transformation of Interview Subjectivity.
4: Postmodern Trends: Expanding the Horizons of Interviewing Practices and Epistemologies.
5: The Pedagogy of Interviewing.
6: Methods of Interviewing.
7: Survey Interviewing.
8: The Interpersonal Dynamics of In-Depth Interviewing.
9: The Life Story Interview as a Mutually Equitable Relationship.
10: Interviewing as Social Interaction.
11: Autoethnography as Feminist Self-Interview.
12: Focus Groups and Social Interaction.
13: Internet Interviewing.
14: The Implications of Interview Type and Structure in Mixed-Method Designs.
15: Logistics of Interviewing.
16: Interview Location and Its Social Meaning.
17: The Value of Interviewing on Multiple Occasions or Longitudinally.
18: The Interview Question.
19: Interview and Sampling: How Many and Whom.
20: Culture Work in the Research Interview.
21: After the Interview: What is Left at the End.
22: Self and Other in the Interview.
23: Managing the Interviewer Self.
24: Listening to, and for, the Research Interview.
25: Constructing the Respondent.
26: Five Lenses for the Reflexive Interviewer.
27: Stigma and the Interview Encounter.
28: Analytic Strategies.
29: Qualitative Interviewing and Grounded Theory Analysis.
30: Analysis of Personal Narratives.
31: Investigating Ruling Relations: Dynamics Of Interviewing In Institutional Ethnography.
32: Interviews as Discourse Data.
33: Using Q Methodology in Qualitative Interviews.
34: Using Software to Analyze Qualitative Interviews.
35: Ethics of the Interview.
36: Informed Consent.
37: Protecting Confidentiality.
38: Protecting Participants' Confidentiality Using a Situated Research Ethics Approach.
39: Assessing the Risk of Being Interviewed.
40: Toward Conciliation: Institutional Review Board Practices and Qualitative Interview Research.
41: Critical Reflections.
42: Stories About Getting Stories: Interactional Dimensions in Folk and Personal Narrative Research.
43: Interview as Embodied Communication.
44: The (Extra) Ordinary Practices of Qualitative Interviewing.
45: Eight Challenges for Interview Researchers.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.