Q Bibliography: Atika Wijaya and Offermans on sustainability perspectives in agriculture

Atika Wijaya, A.W., & Astrid Offermans (2018, August, in press). Public agricultural extension workers as boundary workers: Identifying sustainability perspectives in agriculture using Q-methodology. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1080/1389224X.2018.1512875) Abstract: Purpose: To provide farmers with access to salient knowledge on sustainability that could contribute positively to farmers’… Read More

Q Dissertation: Antika Wijaya on sustainability standards in Indonesian agriculture

Atika Wijaya, A.W. (2017). Contested sustainability standards in Indonesian agriculture: On the process of claiming government authority. Doctoral dissertation (Sociology and Anthropology), Maastricht University, The Netherlands, and Semarang State University, Indonesia. (Link: https://cris.maastrichtuniversity.nl/portal/files/16087186/c5770.pdf) Summary of Chapter 5: The last empirical chapter, Chapter 5, ‘Public agricultural extension workers as boundary workers: Identifying sustainability perspectives in agriculture… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hanson & O’Dwyer on patriotism and nationalism

Hanson, Kristin, & Emma O’Dwyer (2018, December, in press). Patriotism and nationalism, Left and Right: A Q-methodology study of American national identity. Political Psychology. (ePub prior to print) (doi: 10.1111/pops.12561) Abstract: In the current polarized U.S. political environment, what it means to be a “true American” is increasingly contested. Researchers often look to conceptualizations of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Araral, Asquer, & Wang on regulatory constructivism

Araral, Eduardo, Alberto Asquer, & Yahua Wang (2017). Regulatory constructivism: Application of Q methodology in Italy and China. Water Resources Management: An International Journal, 31(8), 2497-2521. Abstract: Conventional view holds that beliefs play an important role in the development of regulations but there is little evidence to support this claim. We use Comparative Q Methodology… Read More

Q Bibliography: Terblanche-Greeff et al. on time orientation, social self-construal, and climate change

Terblanche-Greeff, Aida C., Jon-Vegard Dokken, Dewald Van Niekerk, & Ruth A. Loubser (2018, October). Cultural beliefs of time orientation and social self-construal: Influences on climate change adaptation. Jàmbá: Journal of Disaster Risk Studies, 10(1), art. 510. (doi: 10.4102/jamba.v10i1.510) Abstract: Climate change is one of the greatest challenges humankind faces and adaptive behaviour is an imperative… Read More

Q Bibliography: Michelle & Davis on the qualitative/quantitative divide in media research (book chapter)

Michelle, Carolyn, & Charles H. Davis (2014). Beyond the qualitative / quantitative "divide": Reflections on the utility and challenges of Q methodology for media researchers. In Fabienne Darling Wolf (Ed.) (General Editor: Angharad N. Valdivia), The international encyclopedia of media studies: Vol. 7. Research methods in media studies (pp. 112-134). Maldin, MA (USA), Chichester, West… Read More

Q Bibliography: Masso, Kello, & Jakobson on state-language instruction in Russian secondary schools in Estonia

Masso, Anu, Katrin Kello, & Valeria Jakobson (2013, January). Üleminek riigikeelsele gümnaasiumiõppele: Vilistlaste seisukohtade Q-metodoloogiline diskursusanalüüs [Transition to state-language instruction in upper secondary schools according to alumni: Q-methodological discourse analysis of individual positions]. Eesti Rakenduslingvistika Uhingu Aastaraamat / Estonian Papers in Applied Linguistics, 9, 161-179. (Estonian) (doi: 10.5128/ERYa9.11) · Abstract: This article deals with discourses… Read More

Q Bibliography: Michelle et al. in response to Barker’s critique of their book on the Hobbit film trilogy

Michelle, Carolyn, Charles H. Davis, Ann Hardy, & Craig Hight (2018, November). Response to Martin Barker’s ‘Rise of the Qualiquants’. Participations, 15(2), 376-399. (Link: http://www.participations.org/Volume%2015/Issue%202/23.pdf) (Participations apparently does not provide abstracts of its articles. The following summary was composed by Steven Brown and emphasizes those parts of the article that refer to Q methodology.) Summary:… Read More

Q Bibliography: Barker’s critique of Michelle et al.’s book on the Hobbit film trilogy

Barker, Martin (2018, May). Review essay: The rise of the Qualiquants: On methodological advances and ontological issues in audience research. Participations, 15(1), 439-452. (A critical review of Carolyn Michelle, Charles H. Davis, Ann L. Hardy, and Craig Hight, Fans, Blockbusterisation, and the Transformation of Cinematic Desire: Global Reception of the Hobbit Film Trilogy. London: Palgrave,… Read More

Q Bibliography: Weldegiorgis & Ali on impacts of mineral resources and development in Rwanda (previously posted as in press)

Weldegiorgis, Fitsum S., & Saleem H. Ali (2016, September). Mineral resources and localised development: Q-methodology for rapid assessment of socioeconomic impacts in Rwanda. Resources Policy, 49, 1-11. (doi: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2016.03.006) Abstract: The regional impacts of large development projects often require rapid appraisal in confined geographies. Impacts have largely been studied at country level, which have often… Read More