by Institute for German Studies, University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English
|Series||Discussion papers in German studies -- 2000/11, IGS Discussion papers -- 2000/11|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||28|
Not all interview types are appropriate for elite interviewing, and you need to think about how this relates to your research question. PHILIPP KOKER [continued]: Due to the reluctance of elite respondents to answer closed questions and due to time constraints, a majority studies uses semi-structured interviews. In Elite and Specialized Interviewing decades of his practical experience, of both how to interview and how to use interviews, was distilled into a readable, yet rigorously analytical, book. First published in , it remains as good a guide to the subject as the 21st century researcher can find. The elite interview could provide valuable information concerning the scope, present status, difficulty and future development of the question for the researcher to better understand the present. This article addresses some strategies for conducting elite interviews. It draws upon material from a significant number of interviews that the author has conducted with this group in a variety of economic sectors and countries, as well as from the social sciences literature on elites.
Also from SAGE Publishing. CQ Library American political resources opens in new tab; Data Planet A universe of data opens in new tab; Lean Library Increase the visibility of your library opens in new tab; SAGE Business Cases Real-world cases at your fingertips opens in new tab; SAGE Journals World-class research journals opens in new tab; SAGE Knowledge The ultimate social sciences library. The book also features a chapter which introduces the principles and practice of the thematic analysis of interview data, and the book concludes with a detailed consideration of the use of interviews in two major qualitative research traditions: phenomenological and narrative approaches. Interviews in Qualitative Research is a must-have text 5/5(1). 2 days ago This book explores how the European Union has changed the French Parliament since It supports the view that the institutional adaptation of both assemblies to European affairs is largely superficial as it lacks a genuine involvement from members of parliament. Relying on in-depth elite interviewing, he connects the varying levels of. Methodological essays on elite interviewing typically ignore the perspective of the elite professionals themselves, and thus miss important opportunities for academics to gain insights into, and improve upon, their research practice. For the purposes of this article I wanted to understand elite interviewing from the interviewees’ point of view.
The book is structured around 2 parts and 10 chapters that mirror the main stages of development of a research project. The article concludes that telephone interviewing with elite . This article focuses on the methodological issues arising from interviewing elites, with an emphasis on gaining access, acquiring trust, and establishing rapport. I argue the central importance of preinterview preparation, which is essential to enhance the researcher’s knowledgeability. In this session Neil will consider some of the challenges involved in gaining access to high ranking members of organisations such as chief executives, local politicians, chairs of CCGs etc. He. 1! Strategies)forconducting)elite)interviews) ABSTRACT!Thispaperaddressessomestrategiesforconductingelite interviews.