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Gubrium, Jaber F.

Works: 74 works in 464 publications in 1 language and 19,046 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Thesis advisor, Creator
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Most widely held works by Jaber F Gubrium
Postmodern interviewing( )

16 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Postmodern Interviewing offers readers an exploration of the postmodern interview, a conversation with diverse purposes in which the communicative format is constructed as much within the interview conversation as it stems from predesignated research interests. It provides cutting-edge discussions of emerging horizons, featuring reflexivity, poetics, and power, along with discussions of new ways of gathering experiential knowledge. Employing concepts from anthropology, family studies, history, and sociology, the contributors present the ambitious new directions in which the interview has gone, such as: how the interview process is refracted through the lenses of language, knowledge, culture, and difference, how the dividing line between fact and fiction is blurred to promote richer understanding, and how standardized representation has given way to representational invention."--Jacket
Out of control : family therapy and domestic disorder by Jaber F Gubrium( )

10 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of interview research : context & method by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Handbook of Interview Research is the most ambitious attempt yet at examining the place of the interview in contemporary society. Interviewing is the predominant mode of research in the social sciences. It's also the stock-in-trade of information seekers in organizations and institutions of all kinds, as well as in the mass media. Across the board, interviews provide today's leading window on the world of experience. The Handbook offers a comprehensive examination of the interview at the cutting edge of information technology. Drawing upon leading experts from a wide range of professional disciplines, this book addresses conceptual and technical challenges that confront both academic researchers and interviewers with more applied goals. From interview theory to the nuts-and-bolts of the interview process, the coverage is impressively broad and authoritative. The Handbook of Interview Research is both encyclopedic and thematic. As an encyclopedia, it provides extensive discussions of the methodological issues now surrounding interview practice, offering a multi-faceted assessment of what has become the method of choice for obtaining personal information in today's society. But the Handbook also is a story, which spins a particular tale of interviewing, one that moves from the commonly recognized individual interview to what is called 'the interview society'. The gist of the presentation is that we can no longer regard the interview as simply an instrument for gathering data, but must now also view it an integral part of society
The Sage handbook of interview research : the complexity of the craft by Jaber F Gubrium( )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The second edition of this landmark volume emphasizes the dynamic, interactional, and reflexive dimensions of the research interview. Contributors highlight the myriad dimensions of complexity that are emerging as researchers increasingly frame the interview as a communicative opportunity as much as a data-gathering format. The book begins with an overview of the history and conceptual transformations of the interview, which is followed by chapters that discuss the main components of interview practice. Taken together, the contributions to the handbook encourage readers to simultaneously learn the frameworks and technologies of interviewing and reflect on the epistemological foundations of the interview craft
Couples, kids, and family life by Jaber F Gubrium( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since "family" takes on such highly varied forms, any discussion of what it is, who it is, or what family life is like is bound to be complicated--perhaps even controversial. Couples, Kids, and Family Life examines these issues in an engaging and insightful way, approaching the realm of family from "the inside out." Offering a distinctive view of what the social worlds of family life might look like from the standpoint of "insiders," it examines family perspectives and scenarios though the eyes of partners, parents, children, and significant others. Featuring a series of specially commissioned chapters by leading scholars in the field, the book uses real-life examples to present a distinctive look at the social worlds of domestic life. Divided into three parts, this book includes discussion questions after each chapter, suggesting ways of approaching the key concerns in each section
Time, roles and self in old age by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living and dying at Murray Manor by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

9 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Living and Dying at Murray Manor is a classic text that documents how the "work" of everyday life in a nursing home is accomplished. Jaber F. Gubrium spent several months at a nursing home as a participant-observer, involved in activities ranging from performing menial "toileting" work to serving as a gerontologist at staff meetings. The result is not a survey of statistics about nursing homes but an examination of the social organization of care in a single home the author calls Murray Manor."--BOOK JACKET. "During his stay, Gubrium became an increasingly accepted part of life at Murray Manor and was thus able to view the institution in its natural state. His research reveals how staff, clientele, relatives, visiting physicians, and funeral directors negotiated their respective roles, needs, and goals - and how, in the end, Murray Manor emerged as an organized social entity."--BOOK JACKET
The active interview by James A Holstein( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The interpretive turn in social science has taken the interview and turned it upside down. Once thought to be the pipeline through which information was transmitted from a passive subject to an omniscient researcher, the new "active interview" considers the interviewer and interviewee as equal partners in constructing meaning around an interview event. This changes everything - from the way of conceiving a sample to the ways in which the interview may be conducted and the results analyzed. In this brief volume, James A. Holstein and Jaber F. Gubrium outline the differences between the active interview and the traditional interview and give novice researchers clear guidance on conducting an interview that is the rich product of both parties. Students and professionals who use qualitative methods in the fields of sociology, anthropology, communication, psychology, education, social work, gerontology, and management will find The Active Interview to be a helpful and cogent guidebook
Ways of aging by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written and edited by social gerontologists, and focusing on everyday experiences, these essays draw from original case studies to look at the diverse ways of growing and being older.:.; Collects ten original essays on the aging experience, written by prominent social gerontologists.; Highlights diverse ways of growing and being older.; Offers detailed portraits of a broad range of experiences, including those of the homeless, the retirement community, sexual nonconformists, and the disabled.; Addresses stereotypes of the aging process and provides diverse examples of individual experiences
The self we live by : narrative identity in a postmodern world by James A Holstein( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking issue with contemporary trivialisations of the self, this book traces a course of development from the early pragmatists to contemporary constructionist considerations
Reimagining the human service relationship by Jaber F Gubrium( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The move toward greater efficiency and accountability in the human services has weakened the bond between users and providers. This book rethinks traditional networks of exchange so that professionals can find new ways to foster trust and collaboration within modern management strategies
Late life; communities and environmental policy by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

6 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzing field reality by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward maturity by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

13 editions published between 1977 and 1987 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new language of qualitative method by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In recent years, scholars and researchers have moved away from quantitative methods of research and toward qualitative methods, which emphasize questions of meaning and interpretation. Gubrium and Holstein offer a theoretical view which reintegrates the traditional emphasis on the "how" and "what" of social life with an understanding of the "why". The authors demonstrate how their approach may be put into practice in research on family, aging, deviance and social problems, and organizations and institutions
Inside interviewing : new lenses, new concerns by James A Holstein( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book highlights the fluctuating and diverse moral worlds put into place during interview research when gender race, culture, the age of respondents and other subject positions are brought narratively to the foreground."--Provided by publisher
The myth of the golden years; a socio-environmental theory of aging by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qualitative methods in aging research by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

14 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzing narrative reality by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a comprehensive framework for analyzing the construction and use of stories in society, centering on the interplay of narrative work and narrative environments
The Politics of field research : sociology beyond enlightenment by Jaber F Gubrium( Book )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Gubrium, Jaber

Jaber F. Gubrium American sociologist

Jaber F. Gubrium Amerikaans socioloog

그브리움, 자버 F. 1943-

グブリアム, J.F.

グブリアム, ジェイバー

English (273)

Out of control : family therapy and domestic disorderHandbook of interview research : context & methodCouples, kids, and family lifeLiving and dying at Murray ManorThe active interviewWays of agingThe self we live by : narrative identity in a postmodern worldThe new language of qualitative method