Qualitative Interview

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The qualitative research interview is a method of collecting in-depth data from the respondent and understands the phenomenon from the respondent’s point of view(Kvale&Brinkmann, 2009). In a similar way, Creswell (2012) adds that an interview is a conversation between a researcher and respondent with a guided, open-ended questions and recording the responses. It is a guided conversation rather than structured queries; the interview is likely to be fluid rather than rigid (Rubin & Rubin, 2011 as cited in Yin, 2014). In the same way, Yin (2014), points out, a qualitative researcher should satisfy the needs of his line of inquiry and at the same time asking friendly questions in his open-ended questions. The one-on-one interview and focus group…show more content…
First and foremost, the researcher explained the purpose of the study as simple as possible as most refugees are not familiar with the academic research. Once they are consented their participation, additional information and about confidentiality of the study was explained. Besides, before the start of every interview and focus group discussions, the researcher stated clearly the confidentiality of the interview and the focus group discussion.
All in all, the researcher did twenty-two interviews in both municipalities. And all the interviews were tape-recorded with a SONY recorder. During the initial contact, there were three refugees who were ready to be interviewed but for the recording. And, the researcher excluded them and contacted other refugees who are
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In a different way, Yin reminds, analysis of case study is the least advanced part in a qualitative research and much depends on the researchers own way of empirical thinking, with enough presentation of evidence and cautious consideration of alternative interpretations (Yin, 2014; p.133).
The collected data from the refugees, local residents in the form of one-to-one interviews and focus group interviews will be analyzed in the form of content analysis to make interpretation out of the collected data. Besides, the researcher haven been doing a comprehensive document reviews. Additionally, the researcher is in the process of organizing the collected data, the interview will be transcribed. The researcher gathered field notes and summaries during the interviews and focus group discussions. The study will use the techniques suggested by Kvaleand Brinkmann (2009): In content analysis, coding refers to the categorization of long interviews into short, manageable categories. Besides, the strength of an opinion can be indicated with a scale of numbers (Kvale&Brinkmann, 2009, p. 203). In a similar way, but, using a broader concept, Creswell defines the interpretation of an interview consists of researchers views, comparing the findings with the literature, proposing limitation and future research (Creswell,

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