The Interview -- from formal to postmodern by Andrea Fontana and Anastasia H Prokos
That humans differ does not kill interviews. Neither does the knowledge that humans tailor their words to the person their talking with. It seems pretty likely that humans routinely take the identities of the people involved when evaluating words spoken.
I liked WorkingByTerkel and TheGoodWar both precisely due to this evaluation. Of the individual stories, some conflicted, some were in agreement, and you needed to piece it all together.
The use of interviewing to acquire information is so extensive today that is has been said that we live in an "interview society", where everyone gets interviewed and gets a moment in the sun, even if only to reveal dastardly aberrations on the Jerry Springer show.
It is clear that gender, secuality, and race cannot be considered in isolation; race, class, hieerarchy, status, and age all are part of the complex, yet often ignored, elements that shape intrerviewing.Probably expand to any attribute that people use as part of their identity...
To say that the interview is an interpersonal drama with a developing plot is part of a broader claim that reality is an ongoing, interpretive accomplishment.