Role playing in the interview: towards a theory of artifacts in the survey-interview

  • Wil Dijkstra
  • Johannes van der Zouwen


The method of data collection generally used in the social sciences is the interview (e.g. Brown and Gilmartin, 1969): a procedure by means of which a respondent is induced, through a series of questions presented by an interviewer, to give verbal information about himself which is of interest for a researcher (Scheuch, 1967).


Educational Status Interview Process Role Theory Role Expectation Subject Role 
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  • Johannes van der Zouwen

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