Qualitative Family Research

  • Irmentraud Ertel Universität Tübingen
Keywords: Qualitative family research, family culture, communication research, everyday communication, family development, family psychology, family communication style, content analysis, family communication worlds, family verbal interaction, everyday family conversation, video analysis


Qualitative psychological family and communication research is focussed on the investigation of everyday communication of families as social unities. Discussions of "normal families" during everyday routines are videotaped and analyzed differently to answer the question of the development of family system. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs000277


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Author Biography

Irmentraud Ertel, Universität Tübingen
Irmentraud ERTEL; Field: Psychology; Degrees: Psychology, Free University Berlin; Music, College of Music and Arts Berlin; Research interests: Family research, communication research, counseling research, music psychology, qualitative methodology and methods, everyday life research
How to Cite
Ertel, I. (2000). Qualitative Family Research. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.17169/fqs-1.2.1076