Interviewing: Situations and Contextsoffers students the broadest coverage of interviewing available today by including several unique interview situations. Because this text demonstrates that interviewing techniques differ in accordance with varying situations and contexts, students develop a more complete understanding of how to utilize strong interviewing skills in a number of different settings. Lucidly written and completely engaging, this text provides students with the tools they will need to succeed no matter what the interview. Features The text provides students with thebroadest coverage of interviewing availabletoday -- including a variety of settings ignored by other texts -- students will understand how interviewing techniques differ by situations and contexts. The text coversseveral unique interviewing situationsthat are on the cutting edge of communication research, including interviewing in the media, interviewing in the legal setting, interviewing in politics, and interviewing in everyday life. Each chapterincludes an interview with a professionalfrom the field covered in that chapter, providing students with an opportunity to view how interviewing is applied in that particular context. To constantly reinforce the contexts around the interviewing process, each chapterincludes multiple sidebarson related theoretical and applied issues. The textoffers numerous scenarios and discussion questionsthroughout to help students make connections between theory, research, and application. Praise forInterviewing: Situations and Contexts "I think you have the most comprehensive, student friendly, and interesting interviewing book on the market. A good text always generates new insights, ideas, and applications. If those are the criteria, this text not only meets, but exceeds them.""This is one of the most readable texts I have encountered in a long time. It is easy to follow with an excellent balance. . . ." Esin C. Turk, Mississippi Valley State UniversityPowell, Larry is the author of 'Interviewing Situations and Contexts', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205401956 and ISBN 0205401953.