publication . Article . Other literature type . 2011

a critical review of qualitative interviews in applied linguistics

Mann, Steve;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2011 Journal: Applied Linguistics, volume 32, pages 6-24 (issn: 0142-6001, eissn: 1477-450X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This article asks what applied linguistics can learn from related disciplines with regard to the collection, analysis and representation of qualitative interviews. It assesses the contributions of qualitative sociology, anthropology, discursive psychology and outlines four ‘discourse dilemmas’ which might provide the basis for a more critical and reflective dimension to the use of qualitative interviews in applied linguistics. Summarizing important contributions that have already been made in applied linguistics, the article also highlights the contribution of the other articles in this special issue. Furthermore, the article also outlines a number of ‘parameter...
Subjects
free text keywords: Applied linguistics, Qualitative research, Data collection, Research methodology, Pedagogy, Sociology, Criticism, Linguistics, Discursive psychology, Qualitative interviews, H1, P1
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