Candidates for ISSSS Election 2017

Every three years we elect a new Executive Committee, comprising: President, Vice President, Secretary, Advisor and Treasurer. The current President will continue on as Past-President. Candidates for President: Jim Rhoads & Noori Akhtar-Danesh Candidates for Vice-President: Helen Mason & Raffaele Zanoli Candidate for Secretary: Brandy Walker Candidates for Advisor: Sue Ramlo & Diane Montgomery shared… Read More

Q Bibliography: Jeffares & Dickinson on an online took for collaboration

Jeffares, Stephen, & Helen Dickinson (2016). Evaluating collaboration: The creation of an online tool employing Q methodology. Evaluation, 22(1), 91-107. (doi: 10.1177/1356389015624195) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/1356389015624195) Abstract: The continued prevalence of different forms of collaborative working within public policy requires adaption in evaluation practices. In recent years evaluation toolkits, audits and guides have migrated online, but with… Read More

Q Bibliography: Meshaka et al. on the involvement of pregnant women in research (previously in press)

Meshaka, Riwa, Stephen Jeffares, Farah Sadrudin, Nicole Huisman, & Ponnusamy Saravanan (2017, April). Why do pregnant women participate in research? A patient participation investigation using Q-methodology. Health Expectations, 20(2), 188-197. (doi: 10.1111/hex.12446) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/hex.12446) Abstract: Background: Patient participation in study design is paramount to design studies that are acceptable to patients. Despite an increase in… Read More

Q Bibliography: Rost on bridging qualitative-quantitative gap in psychotherapy research

Rost, Felicitas (2020, November). Q‐sort methodology: Bridging the divide between qualitative and quantitative. An introduction to an innovative method for psychotherapy research. Counselling & Psychotherapy Research. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1002/capr.12367) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12367) (Open Access: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/capr.12367) Abstract: Q‐methodology offers unique opportunities for counselling and psychotherapy researchers and clinicians. It is an innovative technique… Read More

Q Bibliography: Szerb on preferences for agri-forestry products (book chapter, Hungarian)

Szerb, Boglárka (2020). Agrárerdészeti termékek fogyasztói preferenciájának vizsgálata Q-módszer segítségével [Investigation of consumer preference of agri-forestry products using Q-method]. In Barna Róbert, Berke Szilárd, Nagy Mónika Zita, Sántosi Péter, Szabó-Szentgróti Gábor, Rumbus Anikó, Tóth Katalin, & Varga József (Eds.), Őszikék – Tanulmányok a gazdaságtudomány tárgyköréből [Autumn––Studies in the Field of Economics] (pp. 103-118). Kaposvár, Hungary:… Read More

Q Bibliography: Spruijt et al. on experts as policy advisors (previously listed as in press)

Spruijt, Pita, Anne B. Knol, Arthur C. Petersen, & Erik Lebret (2018, May). Expert views on their role as policy advisor: Pilot study for the cases of electromagnetic fields, particulate matter, and antimicrobial resistance. Risk Analysis, 39(5), 968-974. (doi: 10.1111/risa.13224) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13224) Abstract: This perspective presents empirical data to demonstrate the existence of different expert… Read More

Q Bibliography: Zhang et al. on freshness in orange juice

Zhang, Ting, Karen Lusk, Miranda Mirosa, & Indrawati Oey (2016, March). Understanding young immigrant Chinese consumers’ freshness perceptions of orange juices: A study based on concept evaluation. Food Quality and Preference, 48(A), 156-165. (doi: 10.1016/j.foodqual.2015.09.006) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2015.09.006) Abstract: Freshness is a multidimensional attribute commonly encountered in everyday life and particularly in association with food. It… Read More

Q Bibliography: Nijnik et al. on social innovation in Ukrainian forestry

Nijnik, Maria, Tatiana Kluvánková, Albert Nijnik, Serhiy Kopiy, Mariana Melnykovych, Simo Sarkki, Carla Barlagne, Stanislava Brnkaláková, Leonid Kopiy, Igor Fizyk, & David Miller (2020, November). Is there a scope for social innovation in Ukrainian forestry? Sustainability, 12(22), art. 9674. 19 pp. (doi: 10.3390/su12229674) (Open Access: https://doi.org/10.3390/su12229674) Abstract: Social innovation is recognised for its potential to… Read More

Q Bibliography: Durrer et al. on young people’s understanding of culture (previously in press)

Durrer, Victoria, Grace Kelly, Martina McKnight, & Dirk Schubotz (2020). Exploring young people’s understanding of culture: A study from Northern Ireland. Cultural Trends, 29(1), 4-18. (doi: 10.1080/09548963.2019.1692184) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2019.1692184) Abstract: This article highlights the need for greater understanding of the role that historical, socio-cultural and political context play in shaping perceptions of culture and cultural… Read More

Q Bibliography: Kinsey, Rhoads, & Thomas on the NFL National Anthem controversy

Kinsey, Dennis F., James C. Rhoads, & Dan B. Thomas (2020). Competing perspectives on the NFL National Anthem controversy. International Journal of Sport and Society, 12(1). (ePub in advance of print, March 2021) (Link: https://doi.org/10.18848/2152-7857/CGP/v12i01/1-16) Abstract: In this research we employ Q methodology to examine subjective appraisals of President Donald Trump’s public criticisms of mostly… Read More

Q Dissertation: Weber on counselor theoretical orientations

Weber, Brian W. (2020). Counselor viewpoints on the formation of theoretical orientation. Doctoral dissertation (Special Education, Counseling, and Student Affairs), Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. (Accessible: https://krex.k-state.edu/dspace/handle/2097/40884) Abstract: A key task in the professional development of counselors is the formation and refinement of their theoretical orientation, a framework based in theories of counseling and psychotherapy… Read More