Q Bibliography: Chen on life insurance consumers

Chen, Shiou-Yu (2017, December). Typology of life insurance consumers: A Q-methodological study. International Journal of Revenue Management, 10(2), 120–134. (doi: 10.1504/IJRM.2018.10013078). Abstract: Life insurance has played an essential role of safeguarding the interest of people from loss and uncertainty, hence understanding the range of changing motivations and preferences of life insurance purchasing behaviors is a… Read More

Q Bibliography: Black, Kopke, & O’Mahony on plastics litter and the Irish marine environment

Black, Jeffrey E., Kathrin Kopke, & Cathal O’Mahony (2019, December). Towards a circular economy: Using stakeholder subjectivity to identify priorities, consensus, and conflict in the Irish EPS/XPS market. Sustainability, 11(23), art. 6834. (doi: 10.3390/su11236834) (Available for download at: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/11/23/6834) Abstract: In European Seas, plastic litter from fishing activities, river transport, and poor waste management is… Read More

Q Bibliography: Tang et al. on patients and parents seeking orthodontic treatment

Tang, Xia, Qian Tong, Zhujun Li, Zhiyi Chen, Mengjia Weng, Xiaoyu Zhang, Sijing Huang, Yang Chen, Zhenqi Chen (2019, December). Difference and commonness among CLP, NON-CLP patients and their parents seeking for orthodontic treatment: A questionnaire applying Q methodology to investigate motives. Patient Preference and Adherence, 13, 2047–2060. (Link: https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S224254) Abstract: Purpose: Based on Q… Read More

Q Bibliography: Price, Nelson, & Macias-Konstantopoulos on health care access among human trafficking survivors

Price, Kathleen, Brett D. Nelson, & Wendy L. Macias-Konstantopoulos (2019, December, in press). Understanding health care access disparities among human trafficking survivors: Profiles of health care experiences, access, and engagement. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1177/0886260519889934) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519889934) Abstract: Human trafficking is associated with a profound burden of physical and… Read More

Q Bibliography: Omerod on potable water reuse and sustainability

Omerod, Kerri Jean (2019). Toilet power: Potable water reuse and the situated meaning of sustainability in the Southwestern United States. Journal of Political Ecology, 26, 633-651. (Accessible: https://journals.uair.arizona.edu/index.php/JPE/issue/view/1608) Abstract: Proposals to recycle urban wastewater for potable purposes are at the forefront of water development. In this article I combine political ecology’s attention to networked relations… Read More

Q Bibliography: Brown on Egon Brunswik and William Stephenson

Brown, Steven R. (2019, November). Perspective on Egon Brunswik: Q-method. The Brunswik Society Newsletter, 34, 35-42. (Link: http://www.brunswik.org/newsletters/2019news.pdf) This commentary on Brunswik was originally a lengthy posting on the Q-Method list almost 25 years ago (11 December 1994) and is reprinted here with only slight emendations. The essay compares the two men, born less than… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lockwood & Pyun on perceptions of hotel servicescapes

Lockwood, Andrew, & Kyunghee Pyun (2019, November, in press). Developing a scale measuring customers’ hotel servicescape perceptions in upscalehotels. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (ePub in advance of print) (Link: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/846017) (https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCHM-04-2017-0208) Abstract: Purpose: This paper describes the detailed process of development of a reliable scale to measure customer perceptions of the upscale hotel… Read More

Q Bibliography: Brouwer et al. on drinking water customers

Brouwer, Stijn, Miranda Pieron, Rosa Sjerps, & Thijs Ett (2019, November). Perspectives beyond the meter: A Q-study for modern segmentation of drinking water customers. Water Policy, art. wp2019078. 15 pp. (doi: 10.2166/wp.2019.078) (Accessible: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/337612918_Perspectives_beyond_the_meter_a_Q-study_for_modern_segmentation_of_drinking_water_customers) Abstract: Given the growing interests among drinking water companies in the customer ‘beyond the meter’, generic accounts of the ‘average user’… Read More

Q Bibliography: Vande Velde et al. on urban mangrove conservation and management (previously listed as in press)

Vande Velde, Katherine, Jean Hugé, Daniel A. Friess, Nico Koedam, & Farid Dahdouh-Guebas (2019, August). Stakeholder discourses on urban mangrove conservation and management. Ocean & Coastal Management, 178, art. 104810. (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2019.05.012) Abstract: In Southeast Asia, mangrove forest cover and biodiversity has shown a rapid decline in recent decades, despite extensive conservation efforts. Identifying and… Read More

Q Dissertation: Alghamdi on teachers’ developmental practices in Saudi Arabia

Alghamdi, Ahlam A. (2016). Examining preschool teachers’ subjective beliefs toward developmentally appropriate practices: A Saudi Arabian perspective. Doctoral dissertation (Early Childhood Education), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama (USA). Abstract: The purpose of the current study was to explore preschool teachers’ subjective beliefs toward developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) and developmentally inappropriate practices (DIP), as identified… Read More