Q Bibliography: Ming, Lin, & Sun on the impact of photovoltaic applications

Lu, Ming, Alin Lin & Jiyi Sun (in press, 2018). The impact of photovoltaic applications on urban landscapes based on visual Q methodology. Sustainability, 10(4),1051. (ePub in advance of print) (doi:10.3390/su10041051) Abstract: In recent years, the installation of photovoltaic systems in China has increased steadily to gradually become large-scale, having a significant impact on the… Read More

Q Bibliography: Gruszka on the collaborative economy

· Gruszka, Katarzyna (2017). Framing the collaborative economy—Voices of contestation. Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 23, 92-104. (doi: 10.1016/j.eist.2016.09.002) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eist.2016.09.002) Abstract: Within the context of multiple crises and change, a range of practices discussed under the umbrella term of collaborative (or sharing) economy have been gaining considerable attention. Supporters build an idealistic vision of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Ahmed et al. on decision making for antenatal screening in Pakistan (correction)

Ahmed, Shenaz, Hussain Jafri, Yasmin Rashid, Huso Yi, Dong Dong, Jianfeng Zhu, & Mushtaq Ahmed (2019 February). Autonomous decision-making for antenatal screening in Pakistan: Views held by women, men and health professionals in a low-middle income country. European Journal of Human Genetics. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1038/s41431-019-0353-1) Abstract: Prenatal genetic technologies now are… Read More

Q Bibliography: Ahmed et al. on decision making for antenatal screening in Pakistan

Ahmed, Shenaz, Hussain Jafri, Yasmin Rashid, Huso Yi, Dong Dong, Jianfeng Zhu, & Mushtaq Ahmed (in press, 2019 January). Autonomous decision-making for antenatal screening in Pakistan: Views held by women, men and health professionals in a low-middle income country. Journal of Human Genetics. (doi: 10.1038/s41431-019-0353-1) Abstract: Prenatal genetic technologies now are being implemented in LMICs… Read More

Q Bibliography: Balloo on expectations of undergraduates commencing university

Balloo, Kieran (2018). In-depth profiles of the expectations of undergraduate students commencing university: A Q methodological analysis. Studies in Higher Education, 43(12), 2251-2262. (doi: 10.1080/03075079.2017.1320373) Abstract: Research shows that undergraduate students have many expectations of their university as they commence studying. The current study utilised Q methodology to gain an in-depth understanding of these expectations… Read More

Q Bibliography: Botetzagias & Kotlida on bear management in Greece

Botetzagias, Iosif, & Evaggelia Kotlida (2017-2018). Bear management in Greece as a ‘problem orientation’ policy issue: A Q-methodology approach. Ægean Journal of Environmental Sciences (AEJES), 3, 1-36. Abstract: In this research we examine the existing stakeholders’ views on brown bear’s (Ursus arctos) management in northern Greece, by combining the formal structure of the ‘problem orientation’… Read More

Q Bibliography: Vaas et al. on problem perceptions of invasive alien species

Vaas, Jetske, P.P.J. Driessen, Mendel Giezen, Frank Van Laerhoven, & Martin J. Wassen (2019, February). “Let me tell you your problems”. Using Q methodology to elicit latent problem perceptions about invasive alien species. Geoforum, 99, 120-131. (doi: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.11.018) (Link: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718518303531) Abstract: From a participatory governance perspective, managing changes in ecosystems requires involvement of stakeholders. However,… Read More

Q Bibliography: Druschke et al. on revising Q methodology for cross-disciplinary collaboration

Druschke, Caroline Gottschalk, Eric G. Booth, & Emma Lundberg (in press). Q-rhetoric and controlled equivocation: Revising “the scientific study of subjectivity” for cross-disciplinary collaboration. Technical Communication Quarterly. (doi: 10.1080/10572252.2019.1583377) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/10572252.2019.1583377) Abstract: This article offers a revision to an existing social science methodology, Q methodology, through “Q-Rhetoric.” After detailing Q methodology’s theoretical underpinnings and practical… Read More

Q Bibliography: Taheri on Iranian farmers’ perceptions of a dust phenomenon

Taheri, Fatemeh (2018). Farmers’ perceptions toward dust phenomenon: Case of Abadan County. Iranian Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development Research, 48(4), 621-632. [in Persian] (doi: 10.22059/IJAEDR.2018.65237) English Abstract: Agricultural sector as one of the most important economic sectors among others in Iran, has heavily affected by environmental changes. Recently, the occurrence of dust storms has… Read More

Q Dissertation: Rusk on trust and distrust scales

Rusk, John D. (2018). Trust and distrust scale development: Operationalization and instrument validation. Doctoral dissertation (Business Administration), Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA (USA). (Link: https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/dba_etd/42/) Abstract: Trust and distrust have been studied at great length by researchers in the field of information systems and various other fields over the past few decades without reaching consensus… Read More