Institute of Sociology
of the Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology
of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Business elite in modern Russia: methods of empirical research



Business elite in modern Russia: methods of empirical research.
ISBN 978-5-89546-8463

Posted on site: 22.11.16

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Abstract

The business elite is discussed and explained as a subject of study in political science and sociology. Special attention is paid to the depth interview method as the most adequate method of empirical research for this elite group. The functional position of the interviewer, the specifics of the soft interview of this group, the current practices of business elite research and data interpretation are discussed in this article