Interviewing Experts

  • Alexander Bogner
  • Beate Littig
  • Wolfgang Menz

Part of the Research Methods Series book series (REMES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Expert Interviews — An Introduction to a New Methodological Debate

    1. Alexander Bogner, Beate Littig, Wolfgang Menz
      Pages 1-13
  3. Theoretical Concepts: Methodology of Expert Interviews

  4. Methodological Practice: Generating Data

  5. Fields of Application: Applications of Expert Interviews in Different Fields of Research

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 275-281

About this book


Expert interviews are today a standard method of qualitative approach in the social sciences. It is surprising that methodological reflections about the expert interview are still lacking. This book gives a comprehensive overview of their theory and practice. The contributors are experienced theorists and practitioners of expert interviews.


empirical social research evaluation gender interview Policy political science social research social science

Editors and affiliations

  • Alexander Bogner
    • 1
  • Beate Littig
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Menz
    • 3
  1. 1.Austrian Academy of SciencesAustria
  2. 2.Institute of Advanced StudiesAustria
  3. 3.Institute for Social Science ResearchGermany

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