Category Archives: Research Methods

New Article: A.E. McKinzie “Scared to Death: Reflections on Panic and Anxiety in the Field” #sssi #sociology

We have just published Ashley E. McKinzie’s article “Scared to Death: Reflections on Panic and Anxiety in the Field”. In her article McKinzie uses an autoethnographic approach to investigate the experience of panic attacks as result of fieldwork. She aims … Continue reading

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New on Early View: ‘Rapport and Data Collection in Interviews’ by Jessica Vasquez-Tokos #sssi #sociology #methods

We have just published a new article on Early View. In her article Jessica Vasquez-Tokos reflexively analyses how her interviewees responded to her social identity categories. Members of SSSI can access the article by clicking on the image below. The … Continue reading

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Book Review On Early View: Victoria Rodner – New books on Constructivism and Grounded Theory #sssi #methods

There is a large interest in qualitative research methods and an ever expanding body of textbooks and research methods books devoted to different methods to analyse qualitative data. Amongst the research approaches and methods that are of particular interest are … Continue reading

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On Early View Russell Kelly’s Review of “Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda Edited” by Robert Dingwall, Lily M. Hoffman, and Karen Staniland #sssi

Just out on Early View is Russell Kelly’s review of two books, “Qualitative Health Research: Creating a New Discipline” by Janice M. Morse and “Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Sociological Agenda” edited by Robert Dingwall, Lily M. Hoffman, and Karen Staniland. Kelly’s review of Morse’s … Continue reading

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Review of Karen Olson’s Essentials of Qualitative Interviewing

Some 20 years or so, David Silverman coined the term “interview society” to highlight the pervasiveness of interviews not only in academia but beyond. Almost everyone of us has been interviewed at some point, and not few of us have … Continue reading

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“On the Challenges of Qualitative Inquiries in an Interconnected World” Book Review by Valérie Bélair-Gagnon

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon who recently published an article in Symbolic Interaction that explores how the influx of techies influences impartiality in the BBC news production has written a review of “Global Dimensions of Qualitative Inquiry” a collection edited by Norman Denzin … Continue reading

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