The "Unfinished Sentences" Technique in Studying Loneliness Phenomenon

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The article deals with the unfinished sentences technique as a soft, qualitative way to collect and analyze sociological data. The article represents an attempt to describe the main features of qualitative approach to designing, conducting and analyzing the semi-structured data of sociological research based on the unfinished sentences technique and aimed at studying the problem of loneliness. The article also proposes a scheme to apply typological analysis principles to the data obtained through the unfinished sentences technique.


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Zh V Puzanova

Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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Email: pouzanova@rambler.ru

Кафедра социологии; Российский университет дружбы народов; Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

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