Interviews : Structured Interviews And Unstructured Interviews
2. When discussing “closeness and distance”, Esterberg highlights some of the controversies and conversations about interviewing. Please recap:
a. Her discussion of “similarity” between interviewer and interviewee- When it comes to similarity between the interviewer and interviewee Esterberg is talking about how sometimes both the interviewee and interviewer can have pervious or similar experiences. Such as in the chapter it talks about a researcher who was studying puck girls, and the researcher had previously been involved in the punk crowd (pg.90). Both the interviewee and interviewer can connect with the same interest.
b. The importance of building closeness between interviewer and interviewee- Building closeness between the interviewer and interviewee can help get a…