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: 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: 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

Q Bibliography: Wouters et al. on quality of media architecture

Wouters, Niels, Koenraad Keignaert, Jonathan Huyghe, & Andrew Vande Moere (2016, June). Revealing the architectural quality of media architecture. ACM [Association of Computing Machinery] International Conference Proceeding Series, Article 5 (Presented at the 3rd conference on Media Architecture Biennale 2016, Sydney, Australia). (doi: 10.1145/2946803.2946808) Abstract: Media architecture is becoming an increasingly affordable and ubiquitous element… Read More

Q Bibliography: Muddiman et al. on disciplines, care, and views about being a good doctor

Muddiman, E., A. D. Bullock, J. M. Hampton, L. Allery, J. MacDonald, K. L. Webb, & L. Pugsley (2019). Disciplinary boundaries and integrating care: Using Q-methodology to understand trainee views on being a good doctor. BMC Medical Education, 19, art. 59. (Link: Abstract: Background: Rising numbers of patients with multiple-conditions and complex care needs… Read More

Q Bibliography: Easdale et al. on sustainability debates in traditional and Western science

Easdale, Marcos, Natalia Pérez León, & Martin Aguiar (2019, February). Strains in sustainability debates: Traditional ecological knowledge and Western science through the lens of extension agents in a pastoral region. Rural Sociology. (ePub in advance of print). (doi: 10.1111/ruso.12268) (Link: Abstract: Those involved in sustainability debates on developmental pathways concur in the synergistic potential… Read More

Q Bibliography: Brown on political decision making

Brown, Steven R. (in press). Q methodology. In David P. Redlawsk (Ed.), Oxford encyclopedia of political decision making. New York: Oxford University Press. Abstract: Q methodology was innovated in 1935 and has evolved to become the most elaborate philosophical, conceptual, and technical means for the systematic study of subjectivity across an increasing array of human… Read More

Q Bibliography: Valliere on belief patterns of entrepreneurship

Valliere, Dave (2017). Belief patterns of entrepreneurship: Exploring cross-cultural logics. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 23(2), 245-266. (doi: 10.1108/IJEBR-12-2015-0297) (Link: Abstract: Purpose – Under the theory of planned behaviour (TPB), subjective norms are important antecedents of entrepreneurial intent. But little is known about the forces that shape these. Hofstede’s national culture has… Read More

Q Bibliography: Kenward on developing a framework for concourse management

Kenward, Linda (2019). A literature review to guide novice researchers using Q methodology in the development of a framework for concourse management. Nurse Researcher. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.7748/nr.2019.e1616) Abstract: Background: For novice Q methodology researchers, the development of the concourse is challenging. This challenge is exacerbated by the paucity of literature focusing… Read More

Q Bibliography: Janíková & Sliacky on expert teaching in physical education

Janíková, Marcela, & Jiří Sliacky (2019). Determinanty expertního výkonu v tělesné výchově pohledem učitelů (Determinants of expert teaching in physical education from the teachers’ point of view). Studia Sportiva, 12(2), 136-146. (in Czech) (Accessible: English Abstract: In the paper, we deal with determinants of expert teaching in Physical Education from the expert-teachers’ point of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Sinclair on educators’ understandings of cultural competence

Sinclair, Karen (2019, January-April). An analysis of educators’ understandings of cultural competence. Methodological Innovations. (ePub prior to print). (doi: 10.1177/2059799119825563) Abstract: This article presents the findings of a research study that used Q methodology to explore educators’ understandings of cultural competence. Cultural competence has been acknowledged as an important concept in the education profession and… Read More