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'We must put ourselves in the position of the subject who tries to find his way in this world, and we must remember, first of all, that the environment by which he is influenced and to which he adapts himself is his world, not the objective world of science.'

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Qualitative Sociology Review
Volume IV Issue 3


Krzysztof T. Konecki is a Professor of Sociology, chair of Organizational and Management Sociology Department, Lodz University, Poland, Vice - President of the Qualitative Methods Research Network of the European Sociological Association. His major research areas are: qualitative sociology, grounded theory, symbolic interactionism, visual sociology, sociology of management and organization, sociology of work, organizational symbolism, Japanese culture and management, human-non-human-animals relationships.


Marie Buscatto is a Professor of sociology at l'Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne and a researcher at Georges Friedmann Research Center (Paris 1 - CNRS). She has led several intensive ethnographic surveys in modern organizations - call centers, automobile industry, insurance companies and distribution sector - and in the French Jazz world. Her current main research topics are women's difficulties to get access and full recognition in artistic worlds and main gender segregations at work. She also develops epistemological reflections related to the uses and advantages of ethnography to study organized work. Her publications include Femmes du jazz. Musicalités, féminités, marginalisations (Paris: CNRS Editions, 2007); "Chanteuse de jazz n'est point métier d'homme. L'accord imparfait entre voix et instrument en France." (Revue française de sociologie, 44 (1): 33-60, 2003); "De la vocation artistique au travail musical: tensions, compromis et ambivalences chez les musiciens de jazz" (Sociologie de l'art, Opus 5: 35-56, 2004); " Des managers a la marge : la stigmatisation d'une hiérarchie intermédiaire " (Revue française de sociologie, 43 (1): 73-98, 2002).


Lars-Christer Hydén received his PhD in Psychology from Stockholm University. His current position is as full professor at the Department of Medicine and Health, Linköping University, Sweden. He is also visiting professor at the University College of Bodö, Norway. His research primarily concerns the use of narrative in psychological and social contexts, especially in the area of health and illness. He has published extensively in international journals and edited a number of books about narrative research.


Bernt Schnettler Dr. phil, Assistant Professor, Technical University Berlin, Department of Sociology. Dr. phil. (Sociology, TU Berlin), M.A. (Sociology, Psychology, University of Constance), Currently: visiting Professor, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, member of the Executive Board of the ESA RN Qualitative Methods, member of the executive Board of the RN Sociology of Knowledge, German Sociological Association Research interests: sociology of knowledge, communication, religion, phenomenology, interpretative methods, especially video-analysis, genre analysis, sociological hermeneutics Recent publications include Thomas Luckmann, Konstanz: UVK, 2006; Präsentationen. Formen der visuellen Kommunikation von Wissen (ed. with Hubert Knoblauch): Konstanz: UVK 2007, Video-Analysis. Methodology and Methods. Qualitative Audiovisual Data Analysis in Sociology, (ed.with Hubert Knoblauch, Jürgen Raab y Hans-Georg Soeffner), Frankfurt am Main, New York: Peter Lang 2006; Erving Goffman: Rede-Weisen. Formen der Kommunikation in sozialen Situationen (ed. with Hubert Knoblauch & Christine Leuenberger), Konstanz: UVK 2005, Methodologie Interpretativer Sozialforschung. Klassische Grundlagentexte, (ed. with Jörg Strübing), Konstanz: UVK/UTB 2004 (see for a complete list of publications)


Anne Ryen is Associate Professor of Sociology at Agder University, Norway, President of the Research Network Qualitative Methods in the European Sociological Association and member of the Scientific Committee of RC33 Logic and Methodology in the International Sociological Association. She has been doing research in East-Africa for more than 15 years, and her focus is at fringe benefits in private business, ethnic economy and welfare. Her many publications include "Cross-cultural Interviewing" in Handbook of Interview Research (edited by J. F. Gubrium and J. A. Holstein 2002), "Ethical Issues in Qualitative Research" in Qualitative Research Practice (edited by C. Seale et al 2004), "Ethnography: Constitutive Practice and Research Ethics" in Handbook of Social Science Research Ethics (edited by D. M. Mertens and P. Ginsberg 2008). Among others her books include The Qualitative Interview (2002) and How can fringe benefits become remuneration? (2005. In Norwegian with K. Knudsen).


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