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Interviewing for education and social science research : the gateway approach / Carolyn Lunsford Mears.

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Author/Creator:
Mears, Carolyn L.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2009
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Format:
  • Book
  • xvii, 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-161) and indexes.
Contents:
  • Origins of the Approach: The Columbine Study Nature of In-depth Interview Research Ethical Research Practice - Doing It Right Foundations for a Gateway Preparing to Do the Research The Practice of In-depth Interviewing Interpreting and Displaying the Data Analysis and Reporting Tools and Technologies Through the Gateway.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
This volume introduces a fresh approach to research, using strategies adapted from oral history and educational criticism to traverse the boundaries of human experience, and bring to light matters of concern to education and social science researchers. This narrator-centered method, a by-product of the author's award-winning investigation into the aftermath of the Columbine tragedy, provides a means for researchers to access the often hidden human responses and perceptions about an event or situation so that those who make decisions and write policy may become better informed about the true impact of their actions on the individuals involved.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
9780230612372
0230612377

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