Polish Qualitative Sociology. The General Features and Development

  • Krzysztof T. Konecki Lodz University
  • Anna M. Kacperczyk Lodz University
  • Lukasz T. Marciniak Lodz University
Keywords: qualitative sociology, autobiographies, field studies, diaries competitions, Polish memoirism, in-depth interview, narrative interview, participant ob­servation, induction, Poland, methodology, grounded theory

Abstract

The article explores the development of qualitative sociology in Poland by presenting its main intellectual routes and some of the general features of Polish sociology. Romanticism and induction method are crucial elements for the development of this discipline in Poland and contribute to its unique­ness. The role of Florian ZNANIECKI in creating the Polish qualitative sociology is also underlined. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0503270

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Author Biographies

Krzysztof T. Konecki, Lodz University
Krzysztof T. KONECKI Current position: Professor of Sociology, Chair of Organisational and Management Sociology Department, Lodz University, Poland. Editior-in-Chief of Qualitative Sociology Review. Major research areas: qualitative sociology, grounded theory, symbolic interactionism, sociology of management and organisation, sociology of work, organisational symbolism, human-/non-human animals relationships.
Anna M. Kacperczyk, Lodz University
Anna M. KACPERCZYK, Ph.D. Current position: lecturer, Methods and Techniques of Social Research Department, Lodz University Poland. Associate Editor of "Qualitative Sociology Review". Major research areas: methodology of social research, qualitative sociology, grounded theory, symbolic interactionism, sociology of work, palliative care.
Lukasz T. Marciniak, Lodz University
Lukasz T. MARCINIAK Current position: Affiliated with the Sociology of Organisation and Management Department, Lodz University, Poland. Currently working on his Ph.D. dissertation as well as an Editorial Assistant of Qualitative Sociology Review. Major research areas: qualitative sociology, multi-perspective qualitative approach with appreciation for grounded theory, symbolic interactionism and phenomenology; organisational studies, sociology of work & occupations, medical sociology; norms, deviations and normative control in everyday life.
Published
2005-09-30
How to Cite
Konecki, K. T., Kacperczyk, A. M., & Marciniak, L. T. (2005). Polish Qualitative Sociology. The General Features and Development. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 6(3). https://doi.org/10.17169/fqs-6.3.12
Section
National Overviews: Qualitative Methods in Various European Countries in Comparison to the U.S.