Ethnographic Interviewing

A subject entry which will be updated as the repository of information grows over time:

Nigel G Fielding in the subject entry ‘Ethnographic Interviewing’ in Jupp, V. (Ed.) 2006, The SAGE Dictionary of Social Research Methods, London: SAGE Publishing, has useful definitions.  The following bibliographic references are from this entry:

Behar, R. (1996)The Vulnerable Observer.Boston, MA: Beacon Press.

Freeman, D. (1998)The Fateful Hoaxing of Margaret Mead.Boulder, CO: Westview.

Heyl, B. (2001)‘Ethnographic interviewing’, in P. Atkinson, ed. , A. Coffey, ed. , S. Delamont, ed. , J. Lofland (eds), Handbook of Ethnography.London: Sage. pp. 368–83.

Holstein, J. and Gubrium, J. (1995)The Active Interview.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Johnson, J. (1990)Selecting Ethnographic Informants.London: Sage.

Kvale, S. (1996)InterViews.London: Sage.

Malinowski, B. (1922)Argonauts of the Western Pacific.London: Routledge.

Mishler, E. (1986)Research Interviewing: Context and Narrative.Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Reinharz, S. (1992)Feminist Methods in Social Research.New York: Oxford University Press.

Spradley, J. (1979)The Ethnographic Interview.New York: Holt Rinehart.


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