Interviews in Qualitative Research (Second Edition) should be your first line of defense as you voyage through the minefield of using the method of interviewing. As a supervisor and qualitative researcher, this is a must-have, accessible read to support researchers at any stage. A helping, comforting hand to hold for qualitative researchers!
This is an impressive and comprehensive exploration of the use of interviews in qualitative research – theoretically rich, practically sensible, robust in application and academically relevant. It is essential reading for researchers at all levels of their research journey – an excellent resource and contribution to the literature.
Interviews in Qualitative Research is a must read for ambitious students and developing researchers. The authors holistically detail the interview method whilst remaining clear, concise and coherent. I am confident this book will help produce high quality qualitative research!
As a researcher and educator I find this book to be an invaluable resource, a detailed yet accessible guide for all those engaged in qualitative research.
This is an accessible and authoritative text that provides a detailed outline of the interview process from start to finish [...] The book usefully adopts an applied perspective and draws on ‘real world’ case studies to exemplify the possibilities and challenges that might arise throughout the interview process. It provides much practical guidance about how interviews might be planned, conducted and analysed – with boxes, tables and figures proving a particularly useful feature
A comprehensive and accessible introduction to qualitative interviews. It is particularly strong on the practical aspects of designing and conducting interview-based studies using a wide range of settings, methods and approaches. It will become a trusted companion to many an undergraduate or postgraduate student, especially those who value an applied perspective. The new edition therefore deserves to defend its place on many a qualitative methods reading list – including my own.
This is a very good resource for students and teaching
This is a very good reference in qualitative research. The chapters are nicely laid and it is very easy to follow both from students and teachers' perspectives. I will highly recommend this book for students, teachers and researchers.
A useful book on using qualitative interviews in research for my students who spend this year undertaking a research project.
this books outlines the benefits of conducting interviews within the area of field data. The suggestion allow students to identify areas that they are interested in and also highlights potential pitfalls that they may encounter on the way to completing a dissertation.
The book besides having a general basic introduction text; generally does not cover my syllabus, and there are various other topics that I am planning to include in the course not presented in this book.
A practical, detailed and comprehensive account of interviewing processes.
This book is useful for those students undertaking qualitative research, helping them to identify areas that they can gather useful data from.
excellent addition to current literature on the subject
Useful explanation of the planning and process necessary.
An essential text in the field that deals exclusively with the primary data gathering approach in qualitative research. This provides key insight into best practice and pitfalls within the scope of field work and methodological requirements.
This book has been revised to meet the needs of students and it offers 'get started', 'in depth', 'hands on', and 'explore further' advice for conducting qualitative interviews and analysing them.