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: Gilbert, Turner, & Holdsworth on a conceptual model of volunteer commitment

Gilbert, Guinevere, Michelle Turner, & Sarah Holdsworth (2021, June). Understanding volunteer commitment to a project: Testing a conceptual model. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1108/IJMPB-06-2020-0200) Abstract: Purpose: In Australia, it is estimated that volunteers provide over $14.6 billion of unpaid labour to not-for-profit organisations. Much of the… Read More

Q Bibliography: Cha et al. on breastfeeding-promotion strategies

Cha, EunSeok, Myoung Hwan Shin, Betty J. Braxter, In Sook Park, Hyesun Jang, & Byung Hun Kang (2021). Client-centered breastfeeding-promotion strategies: Q methodology. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, art. 2955. (Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18062955) (Open Access: https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/18/6/2955) Abstract: Fewer Korean women are choosing the 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding that are recommended for… Read More

Q Bibliography: Chamberlain et al. on raising a child with autism

Sim, Angela, Sofi Fristed, Reinie Cordier, Sharmila Vaz, Rebecca Kuzminski, & Torbjorn Falkmer (2019, September). Viewpoints on what is important to maintain relationship satisfaction in couples raising a child with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 65, 1-13. (doi: 10.1016/j.rasd.2019.04.008) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2019.04.008) Abstract: Background: Despite the challenges associated with raising a child with… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lovett, Takshe, & Kamkar on environment policy (encyclopedia entry)

Lovett, Jon C., Aseel A. Takshe, & Fatma Kamkar (2021, May). Evaluation of environmental policy with Q methodology. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780199389414.013.713) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199389414.013.713) (Access: https://www.sciencegate.app/app/document/download/10.1093/acrefore/9780199389414.013.713 Abstract: Environmental policy is often characterized by differences of opinion and polarized perceptions. This holds for all groups involved in… Read More

Q Bibliography: Gilbert, Turner, & Holdsworth on testing a conceptual model of volunteer commitment

Gilbert, Guinevere, Michelle Turner, & Sarah Holdsworth (2021, June). Understanding volunteer commitment to a project: Testing a conceptual model. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1108/IJMPB-06-2020-0200) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMPB-06-2020-0200) Abstract: In Australia, it is estimated that volunteers provide over $14.6 billion of unpaid labour to not-for-profit organisations. Much of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Richardson et al. on religion-focused dating apps

Richardson, Marcus, Sarah Cannon, Lincoln Teichert, Annaleah Vance, Isabelle Kramer, Megan Barter, Jesse King, & Clark Callahan (2020, December). Religion-focused dating apps: A Q methodology study on the uses of Mutual. Telematics and Informatics, 55(3), art. 101448. (doi: 10.1016/j.tele.2020.101448) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tele.2020.101448) Abstract: Dating apps have become an increasingly viable option for individuals seeking interpersonal romantic… Read More

Q Bibliography: Dery Tuokuu et al. on environmental policy development in Ghana’s gold mining

Dery Tuokuu, Francis Xavier, Uwafiokun Idemudia, James S. Gruber, & Jean Kayira (2019, July). Linking stakeholder perspectives for environmental policy development and implementation in Ghana’s gold mining sector: Insights from a Q-methodology study. Environmental Science & Policy, 97, 106-115. (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2019.03.015) Abstract: Gold mining might have contributed to socio-economic development in Ghana, but it has… Read More

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

Vaas, Jetske, Peter 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. (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2018.11.018) (Open Access: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016718518303531?via%3Dihub) Abstract: From a participatory governance perspective, managing changes in ecosystems requires involvement… Read More

Q Bibliography: Zhu, Davis, & Carr on visualizing natural attractions within national parks

Zhu, Lei, Lloyd S. Davis, & Anna Carr (2021). Visualising natural attractions within national parks: Preferences of tourists for photographs with different visual characteristics. PLoS ONE, 16(6), art. e0252661. (Link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0252661) (Open Access: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0252661) Abstract: To explore what types of photographs are more helpful means to interpret natural attractions within national parks, this study focused… Read More

Q Bibliography: Gaynor & Blessett on experiences of LGBTQ people of color

Gaynor, Tia Sherèe, & Brandi Blessett (2021, June). Predatory policing, intersectional subjection, and the experiences of LGBTQ people of color in New Orleans. Urban Affairs Review. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1177/10780874211017289) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1177/10780874211017289) Abstract: Much of the disparate outcomes experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other identities along the spectrum (LGBTQ+)… Read More