Interviewing in Depth: The Interactive-Relational Approach

Interviewing in Depth: The Interactive-Relational Approach

by John T. Chirban
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803973179

ISBN-13: 9780803973176

Pub. Date: 06/03/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

In-depth interviews are used extensively across the social sciences by qualitative researchers and professionals. The traditional, empirical interview does not develop a relationship between the interviewer and interviewee and minimizes the interviewer's personal reaction to the interviewee. In many cases, this interviewing style is appropriate and sufficient for

Overview

In-depth interviews are used extensively across the social sciences by qualitative researchers and professionals. The traditional, empirical interview does not develop a relationship between the interviewer and interviewee and minimizes the interviewer's personal reaction to the interviewee. In many cases, this interviewing style is appropriate and sufficient for gathering data. However, what if the interviewer seeks a more profound exploration and fuller understanding of the individual being studied?

This volume presents a valuable alternative interviewing approach - the interactive-relational - that promotes a clearer, deeper portrait of the person interviewed. This technique encourages the interviewer to participate more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803973176
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/03/1996
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Placing the Interactive-Relational Approach in Context
Identifying the Interactive-Relational Approach
Creating the Interactive-Relational Interview
Posturing in an Interview
Implementing the Interactive-Relational Approach
Conducting the Interactional-Relational Interview

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