Qualitative Methods

 

Convenors:
Thomas S. Eberle: Institute of Sociology. University of Saint Gallen, Switzerland
Antoni Casasempere. Azande Coordinator, Consultant in Scientific Software. Spain

Tuesday September 23   (14.00-16.00) - ROOM 1.12

Session 1
Ethnography (1)

Chair: Thomas S. Eberle

Author(s): Attila Bruni
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento
Country: Italy 
SHADOWING SOFTWARES AND CLINICAL RECORDS: ON THE ETHNOGRAPHY OF NON-HUMANS
Author(s): Ross Koppel, Abigail Cohen and Brian Abaluck
Institution: Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA 
PHYSICIANS' PERCEPTIONS OF MEDICATION ERROR USING DIFFERING RESEARCH METHODS

Author(s): Sam Pryke 
Institution: Liverpool Hope University College
Country: United Kingdom 
OUR PEOPLE CAN BE ONE OF THE MOST STUBBORN. DOING QUALITATIVE RESEARCH WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE

Author(s): Guillermo Ospina 
Institution: Comparative Social Studies Group, University of Cauca-Popayan 
Country: Colombia 
METHODOLOGICAL EXPERIENCES AND CHALLENGES OF INVESTIGATION OF THE GROUP OF COMPARATIVE SOCIAL STUDIES: AMAZONIA, ANDES, AND PACIFIC COAST (GESC)

 

Wednesday September 24 (09.00-11.00) - ROOM 1.12

Session 2 
Ethnography (2)

Chair: Giampietro Gobo

Author(s): Thomas S. Eberle
Institution: Institute of Sociology, University of Saint Gallen
Country: Switzerland 
ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH IN AND OF ORGANIZATIONS
Author(s): Marie Buscatto
Institution: University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne - CNRS
Country: France 
OBSERVING 'HIERARCHICAL PLACES'. SOME EPISTEMOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS ON DOING ORGANIZATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHY
Author(s): Hsin-Jen Chen
Institution: University of Cambridge
Country: United Kingdom 
EVOLUTION OF DECISION-MAKING: AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY IN A TAIWANESE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Author(s): Giuseppina Pellegrino
Institution: Department of Sociology and Political Science, University of Calabria
Country: Italy 
ETHNOGRAPHY AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMPARISON: DECONSTRUCTING A RESEARCH PATH
Author(s): Patricia Bell and Achim Schlüter 
Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: United Kingdom 
METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS OF CROSS-NATIONAL ETHNOGRAPHIES: EXPERIENCES FROM A MULTI-DISCIPLINARY, INTERNATIONAL TEAM


Wednesday September 24 (14.30-16.30) - ROOM 1.12

Session 3 
Ethnography and Video Analysis

Chair: Hubert Knoblauch

Author(s): Hubert Knoblauch
Institution: Institute of Sociology, Technical University of Berlin
Country: Germany 
INTRODUCTORY NOTE: INTERACTION ANALYSIS BY VIDEO
Author(s): Mario Cardano
Institution: Department of Social Sciences, University of Torino
Country: Italy 
ETHNOGRAPHY AND REFLEXIVITY: THE CONSTRUCTION OF OBJECTIVITY IN ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH
Author(s): Christoph Maeder
Institution: Institute of Social Work, University of Applied Science Saint Gallen
Country: Switzerland  
I SEE WHAT YOU MEAN. FROM THE ETHNOGRAPHY OF SPEAKING TO THE ETHNOGRAPHY OF SEEING
Author(s): Bernt Schnettler
Institution: Institute of Sociology, Technical University of Berlin
Country: Germany 
METHODOLOGICAL BASES OF VIDEO ANALYSIS: VISUAL HERMENEUTICS AND COMMUNICATIVE GENRES
Author(s): David Silverman
Institution: Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths College
Country: United Kingdom 
THE PREFERENCE FOR NATURALLY-OCCURING DATA: COMMONSENSE OR PREJUDICE?

Wednesday September 24    (17.00-18.30) - ROOM 1.12

Session 4A (Parallel Session) 
Ethical issues in qualitative research

Chair: Shalva Weil

Author(s): Marco Marzano
Institution: Department of Social Sciences, University of Torino
Country: Italy 
WELL-INTENTIONED LIES: DOING ETHNOGRAPHIC RESEARCH ON CANCER PATIENTS

Author(s): Guri Mette Vestby
Institution: Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research
Country: Norway 
DIGITAL OPPORTUNITIES, ANALYTICAL CHALLENGES AND ETHICAL ISSUES
Author(s): Shalva Weil, Rami Benebenishty and Ron Astor
Institution: Hebrew University Jerusalem and University of South California
Country: Israel and USA 
ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF SCHOOL VIOLENCE
Author(s): Tina Miller
Institution: Oxford Brookes University
Country: United Kingdom 
ETHICS IN QUALITATIVE RESEARCH (DISTRIBUTED PAPER)

 

Wednesday September 24   (17.00-18.30) - ROOM 1.14

Session 4B (Parallel Session) 
Textual Analysis

Chair: Jaime Andreu

Author(s): Erja Saurama
Institution: Department of Social Policy, University of Helsinki
Country: Finland 
HOW TO STUDY HISTORY WITH A MICROSCOPE?
Author(s): Tamara Adamiants
Institution: Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Science
Country: Russia 
ABOUT THE METHOD OF INTENTION-ORIENTED ANALYSIS

Author(s): Antonio Viedma Rojas
Institution: UNED
Country: Spain 
LAS POTENCIALIDADES Y LOS LÍMITES DE LA METODOLOGÍA CUALITATIVA EN LOS ESPACIOS DE COMUNICACIÓN ELECTRÓNICA

 

Wednesday September 24   (19.00-20.30) - ROOM 1.12

Business Meeting 

 


Thursday September 25 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM 1.1

Session 5A (Parallel Session) 
Qualitative Methods in the Sociology of Arts 
(Joint Session with the RN2 'Sociology of the Arts')

Chairs: Anna Lisa Tota and Thomas S. Eberle

Author(s): Tom Cockburn
Institution: University of Bradford
Country: United Kingdom 
ARTISTS IN SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH: IS IT SCIENCE? IS IT ART?
Author(s): Diane Grams and Michael Warr
Institution: Loyola University Chicago
Country: USA 
LEVERAGING ASSETS: HOW SMALL BUDGET ARTS ACTIVITIES BENEFIT NEIGHBORHOODS
Author(s): Eeva Luhtakallio
Institution: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland 
FRAMING GENDER: ERVING GOFFMAN'S FRAME ANALYSIS IN THE STUDY OF VISUAL REPRESENTATIONS
Author(s): Wouter de Nooy
Institution: Erasmus University Rotterdam
Country: The Netherlands 
ARTISTIC CLASSIFICATIONS AS COLLECTIVE REPRESENTATIONS
Author(s): Laura Verdi
Institution: University of Padova
Country: Italy 
THE CONTEXTS OF FRUITION OF ART. THE CASE OF PLACES AND NOPLACES

 

Thursday September 25 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM 1.14

Session 5B (Parallel Session) 
Computer assisted qualitative content analysis

Chair: Antoni Casasempere

Author(s): Antoni Casasempere
Institution: Azande
Country: Spain 
ADVANCED QUESTIONS RELATED TO QUALITATIVE METHODS LEARNING. THE SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE
Author(s): César Cisneros
Institution: Autonomous Metropolitan University Iztapalpa
Country: México 
NEW TRENDS IN QUALITATIVE COMPUTING

Author(s): Jari Luomanen
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere
Country: Finland 
RIGHT TOOL FOR THE JOB - ANALYSING MEDIA PREFERENCES WITH QSR NVIVO SOFTWARE
Author(s): Galina Saganenko
Institution: Sociological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
Country: Russia 
DIFFERENT TYPES OF TEXTS AND DISCANT'S POSSIBILITIES

 

Thursday September 25   (14.30-16.30) - ROOM 1.12

Session 6A (Parallel Session) 
Discourse analysis

Chair: Ruth Wodak

Author(s): Giampietro Gobo
Institution: University of Milano
Country: Italy 
THE DISCOURSIVE CONSTRUCTION OF REALITY. ACHIEVING AGREEMENTS IN TRIAL-COURT
Author(s): Suzanne Hodge
Institution: Health and Community Care Research Unit, University of Liverpool
Country: United Kingdom 
OPERATIONALISING HABERMAS'S THEORY OF COMMUNICATIVE ACTION: AN ANALYSIS OF THE DISCOURSE OF USER INVOLVEMENT
Author(s): Lucio Iaccarino
Institution: University of Naples
Country: Italy 
THE POLITICAL PRODUCTION OF SOCIAL GROUPS - TOWARD A STRUCTURED ANALYSIS OF CULTURAL MEANINGS
Author(s): Florian Menz
Institution: Department of Linguistics, University of Vienna
Country: Austria 
SELF-ORGANISATION, FLEXIBILITY, AND POWER IN BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: A NEW MODEL
Author(s): Ruth Wodak
Institution: University of Vienna
Country: Austria 
ANALYZING INSTITUTIONAL DISCOURSES: ETHNOGRAPHY, CDA AND QUANTITATIVE PROCEDURES

 

Thursday September 25 (14.30-16.30) - ROOM 1.14

Session 6B (Parallel Session) 
In-depth or extensive interview

Chair: Constantinos Phellas

Author(s): Arturo Álvarez Roldán
Institution: Department of Anthropology, University of Granada
Country: Spain 
TELLING STORIES ABOUT STORIES. QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF IN-DEPTH INTERVIEWS
Author(s): Ada Cattaneo
Institution: University of Milan
Country: Italy 
A 'POLI-SENSITIVE' METHOD FOR QUALITATIVE SOCIOLOGICAL RESEARCHERS
Author(s): Richard H. Floyd
Institution: Kwantlen University College Surrey, British Columbia
Country: Canada 
TARGET INCLUSION MODEL
Author(s): Valentina Grassi
Institution: University of Rome
Country: Italy 
IN-DEPTH INTERVIEW AT CEAQ (CENTRE D'ETUDE SUR L'ACTUEL ET LE QUOTIDIEN)
Author(s): Vincenzo Romania
Institution: University of Padova
Country: Italy 
MIGRATION AND STRATEGIES OF SOCIAL MISESIS
Author(s): Anne Ryen
Institution: Agder University College
Country: Norway 
INDIGENOUS STORYTELLERS, WESTERN INTERVIEWERS AND THE EMBEDDEDNESS OF CONTEXT. DOING CROSS-CULTURAL DATA

 


Friday September 26    (9.00-11.00) - ROOM 1.12

Session 7A (Parallel Session) 
Biography, life history, and oral narratives

Chair: Ros Edwards

Author(s): Manuela Olagnero
Institution: Department of Social Sciences, University of Torino
Country: Italy 
LIFE COURSE RESEARCH: SUGGESTIONS FOR QUALITATIVE STUDIES
Author(s): Valentyna Podshyvalkina
Institution: National University Odessa
Country: Ukraine 
NARRATIVE ANALYSES AND NEW SCIENTIFIC COGNITIVE MODELS
Author(s): Annalisa Tonarelli
Institution: Department of Political Science and Sociology, University of Florence
Country: Italy 
THE CONSTRUCTION OF INDIVIDUAL SOCIAL NETWORKS: A BIOGRAPHICAL APPROACH
Author(s): Jens Zinn
Institution: University of the Armed Forces Munich
Country: Germany 
"BIOGRAPHICAL ACTION". A STRATEGY BETWEEN BIOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH AND LIFE-COURSE RESEARCH

 

Friday September 26 (9.00-11.00) - ROOM 1.14

Session 7B (Parallel Session) 
Spanihs Session. Combining qualitative 
and quantitative methods 

Chair: Ercilia García Álvarez and Jordi López Sintas

Author(s): Jaime Andréu Abela, José F. Ortega Ruiz and Ana Mª Pérez Corbacho
Institution: University of Granada and Center of Andalusian Studies Foundation
Country: Spain 
THE INFLUENCES OF SOCIAL EVENTS IN SURVEYS OF OPINION: TEXTS AND CONTEXTS
Author(s): Marius Domínguez 
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Barcelona
Country: Spain 
COMBINING QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES: TIME, WORK AND GENDER
Author(s): Estrella Gualda Caballero
Institution: University of Huelva
Country: Spain 
INTERETHNIC RELATIONS AND TRIANGULATION. COMBINING QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE DATA AND SOFTWARE - SPSS, ATLAS TI, KWALITAN
Author(s): Rodolfo Martínez Gras and Miguel Ángel Mateo Pérez
Institution: Department of Sociology II, Psychology, Communication and Didactics, University of Alicante
Country: Spain
LA ENCUESTA AUTOAPLICADA POR INTERNET COMO ELEMENTO FUNDAMENTAL EN LA COMBINACIÓN DE MÉTODOS CUANTITATIVOS Y CUALITATIVOS
Author(s): Francesc Josep Miguel Quesada
Institution: Department of Sociology, Autonomous University of Barcelona
Country: Spain 
BUILDING UP CONCEPTUAL MAPS FROM QUALITATIVE CODED INTERVIEWS

 

Friday September 26 (14.30-16.30) - ROOM 1.12

Session 8A (Parallel Session) 
Biography, life history, and oral narratives

Chair: Ros Edwards

Author(s): Ulla Forseth
Institution: SINTEF Industrial Management, IFIM
Country: Norway 
MEMORY WORK AS A RESEARCH TOOL
Author(s): Pablo Francescutti, Alejandro Baer and Igor Sádaba
Institution: Faculty of Sociology, Complutense University of Madrid
Country: Spain 
MIGRANT IDENTITIY AND PUBLIC SPACE: A VISUAL SOCIOLOGY RESEARCH ON ECUADOREANS IN MADRID
Author(s): Milena Gammaitoni
Institution: Faculty of Sociology, University of "La Sapienza" Rome
Country: Italy 
THE CONCEPT OF EMPATHY AND THE LIFE STORY OF THE CONDUCTOR ELKE MASCHA BLANKENBURG
Author(s): Antonio García-Nieto Gómez-Guillamón
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Murcia
Country: Spain 
ENTREPRENEUR'S AMBITION AND WAY OF MANAGEMENT THROUGH THE SMALL ENTREPRENEUR LIFE HISTORY
Author(s): Constantinos Phellas
Institution: South Bank University London
Country: United Kingdom 
OLDER ANGLO-CYPRIOT GAY MEN: TRIPLE JEOPARDY

 

Friday September 27 (14.30-16.30) - ROOM 1.14

Session 8B (Parallel Session) 
Combining qualitative and quantitative methods 

Chair: Ercilia García Álvarez and Jordi López Sintas

 
Author(s): Elif Kus
Institution: Ankara University
Country: Turkey 
CAN QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE METHODS BE COMBINED? A COMPARISON OF QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE INTERVIEWS
 
Author(s): Francesca Odella
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento
Country: Italy 
THE USE OF COMBINED METHODS FOR CATCHING RELATIONAL AND CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF CONCEPTS. AN EXPLORATION OF THE ROLE OF SOCIAL CAPITAL IN ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Author(s): Sidsel Sverdrup
Institution: Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo
Country: Norway 
MEASURING IMPACT AND EFFECTS OF PREVENTIVE MEANS AND STRATEGIES
Author(s): Eija Tolvanen
Institution: Tampere School of Public Health
Country: Finland 
OLDER PEOPLE'S ALCOHOL USE - A PROBLEM OR A SOCIAL AND CULTURAL PHENOMENON
Author(s): Emilia Chengelova
Institution: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Country: Bulgaria 
THE POWER OF PARALLEL USAGE OF QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE METHODS: THE CASE OF ELECTORAL BEHAVIOUR STUDIES IN BULGARIA (DISTRIBUTED PAPER)