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
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).
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.
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
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).