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Interviewing Children and Young People for Research

  • Michelle O'Reilly - University of Leicester, UK, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, UK
  • Nisha Dogra - University of Leicester, UK, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, UK


© 2016 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This book provides a practical, pedagogical perspective on conducting qualitative interviews with children and young people.
From designing and choosing the type of interview through to planning, structuring, conducting, and analysing them this book is a complete toolkit. Drawing upon real-world examples and researchers' anecdotes, the authors combine both theoretical background and practical advice to introduce common issues and procedures and to help you undertake your own interviews in the field.

Key topics include how to:

  • Choose which interview style meets your and your participants’ needs
  • Maintain a safe and ethically sound research environment
  • Incorporate participatory methods into formal interview settings
  • Encourage participation and capture the voice of interviewees
  • Utilise digital tools, software and methods to collect and analyse data

This clear, articulate book is an essential companion for anyone interviewing children and young people.

 
The Importance of Interviewing Children for Research
 
Designing your Interview Study
 
Different Types of Interview
 
Different Ways of Conducting Interviews: Face-to-Face, Telephone and Online
 
Planning Your Interview: Key Decisions and Practical Issues
 
The Use of Participatory Methods
 
The Structure and Form of an Interview: Theoretical Background
 
Ethical Issues with Respect to Interviewing
 
The Interview Encounter: Child and Researcher Factors that Warrant Consideration and their Interaction
 
Analysing Children's Interviews
 
Reflecting and Attending to the Process

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