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Author Johnson, Peter, author

Title Using the telephone to interview professionals : understanding the use of models in environmental policy / Peter Johnson
Published [Los Angeles, California] : SAGE, 2014
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Series SAGE research methods. Cases
SAGE research methods. Cases
Summary Social researchers have long been interested in studying organisations and institutions that play key roles in society. One part of this endeavour requires researchers to interview the professionals working in these organisations and institutions. However, researchers often find themselves ill-equipped by conventional methodological teaching and texts, which generally ignore the distinct issues involved in interviewing professional participants. This case study reflects on a PhD research project carried out during 2012 involving the use of the telephone to conduct semi-structured interviews with a set of professional participants working on environmental policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 19, 2015)
Subject Environmental policy -- Research -- Case studies.
Interviewing -- Case studies.
Professional employees -- Research -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1473946557 (ebook)
9781473946552 (ebook)