COST Action CA17132 - APPLY
European Network for Argumentation and Public Policy Analysis

COST Action      Horizon 2020

Interviews by researcher

In depth case study of the implementation of coordinating mechanisms for Italy

Fiscal rules in Italy and in the European Union. Interview notes taken by researchers in Italian, also translated into English. These data were collected in the context of the First Run – Fiscal Rules and Strategies under Externalities and Uncertainties project, funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the European Union (Project ID 649261). Restricted access – contact author…

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25 Interviews with managers of low-carbon transition businesses in Portugal. A preliminary annotation has been carried out using Atlas.ti but is still subject to confirmation by the researchers.

21 interviews in English, 4 in Portuguese. Mean interview time about 110 mins. Conducted in the second half of 2017. Transcribed verbatim. Partly annotated and the parts annotated are used for publications. Restricted access – contact author for more information or specific conditions [Doi: 10.1016/j.techsoc.2020.101244]

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Interviews with primary school children

Data collected in structured interviews with parents of primary school children on the issue of radiation from wifi routers (non ionizing radiation). The goal of these interviews was to learn about parents attitudes, perceptions, and use of science literacy in their decision making processes, as they engage with the issue of Wi-Fi in schools both on personal level and on…

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Mediation

This is a corpus composed of cases of conflict resolution through dispute mediation in various interpersonal conflicts. Part of the corpus has been collected by Chiara Jermini-Martinez Soria in the framework of the project RefraMe – The inferential dynamics of reframing within dispute mediators’ argumentation, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, Grant 10001C_170004). The corpus is annotated regarding the…

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Migrants in transition

Interviews to migrant women with children all living in the greater London area. The interviews were done in 2010 and 2011 with the aim to study transition processes and inner dialogue (inner decision-making) through a lens of argumentation. This corpus has been the basis for different studies on inner argumentation. It also offers a perspective on international migration seen from…

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Maltese views on the integration of Arabs

Interviews were conducted with Maltese participants in Malta, concerning their views on the integration of Arabs. The interviews were aimed at eliciting the main claims and argumentation structures of participants concerning integration. Interviews were analysed using argumentation analysis (Sammut et al., 2018). The interviews were conducted in Maltese and subsequently translated into English.

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Arabs’ views on the integration of Arabs

Interviews were conducted with Arabs in Malta, concerning their views on the integration of Arabs in Malta. The interviews were aimed at eliciting the main claims and argumentation structures of participants concerning integration. Interviews were analysed using argumentation analysis, based on Sammut et al. (2018) and further work. The interviews were conducted in Maltese and subsequently translated into English.

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Argumentation in the European Union

EU legislation, EU soft law instruments, EU press releases = data is available on EUR-lex, website of DG COMM of the European Commission. The data are in English but official EU translation are available through the EU websites (https://eur-lex.europa.eu/homepage.html; https://ec.europa.eu/info/about-european-commission/contact/press-services/press-releases-and-notifications_en). When data is transcribed by researcher (in case of interviews), it cannot be made publicly available.

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In-depth Interviews with 10 journalists and editors on the topic of online comments’ moderation conducted between 2013 and 2014

The interviews were conducted in the period of my post-doctoral research (2012-2015), which focused, among other aspects, on the Portuguese journalists’ views and attitudes on audience participation, particularly online comments. The main purpose of these interviews was to explore the ways by which diverse Portuguese print media outlets are handling audience participation in the online environment, drawing on the perspectives…

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