Interviewing as social interaction

  title={Interviewing as social interaction},
  author={Grace de Santis},
  journal={Qualitative Sociology},
This paper, based on the premise that the interview is a unique form of social interaction and, as such, deserves greater attention, addresses the interactional dynamics of the interview by weaving experience into analysis, as well as reviewing relevant literature. Four types of interviewing situations are distinguished, with the focus of discussion on two of these types (survey-interviewing and professional-interviewing), specifically in regard to varying interactional effects. The author… CONTINUE READING