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: Di Giuseppe et al. on defensive responses to stress associated with cancer diagnosis

Di Giuseppe, Mariagrazia, Mario Miniati, Mario Miccoli, Rebecca Ciacchini, Graziella Orrù, Rosa Lo Sterzo, Annarita Di Silvestre, & Ciro Conversano (2020). Defensive responses to stressful life events associated with cancer diagnosis. Mediterranean Journal of Clinical Psychology, 8(1). 22 pp. (Open Access: Abstract: Objectives: Stressful life events (SLEs) are common in patients who developed both… Read More

Q Bibliography: Van Der Velden et al. on perspectives and emotions in upland woodland creation

Iversena, Sara V., Claire Stevenson-Holt, Naomi van der Velden, Lois Mansfield, & Ian Convery (2021, October). Why understanding stakeholder perspectives and emotions is important in upland woodland creation – a case study from Cumbria, UK. Land Use Policy. (ePub in advance of print). (Preprint Access: Abstract: Upland regions in the United Kingdom (UK) are… Read More

Q Bibliography: Jernigan et al. on food sovereignty indicators for capacity building

Jernigan, Valarie Blue Bird, Tara Maudrie, Cassandra Nikolaus, Tia Benally, Selisha Johnson, Travis Teague, Melena Mayes, Tvli Jacob, & Tori Taniguchi (2021, August). Food sovereignty indicators for indigenous community capacity building and health. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 5, art. 704750. (Open Access: Abstract: Food insecurity, defined as a lack of stable access to… Read More

Q Bibliography: Silvius et al. on circularity in the EU furniture industry

Silvius, Gilbert, Aydan Ismayilova, Vicente Sales-Vivó, & Micol Costi (2021, October). Exploring barriers for circularity in the EU furniture industry. Sustainability, 13(19), art. 11072. (Open Access: Abstract: A circular economy is seen as a potential solution to the overburdening of Earth’s resources in our global economic system. However, implementation of circularity is still in… Read More

Q Bibliography: Di Giuseppe & Perry on the hierarchy of defense mechanisms

Di Giuseppe, Mariagrazia, & J. Christopher Perry (2021, October). The hierarchy of defense mechanisms: Assessing defensive functioning with the Defense Mechanisms Rating Scales Q-sort. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, art. 718440. (Open Access: Abstract: The psychodynamic concept of defense mechanisms is nowadays considered by professionals with various theoretical orientations of great importance in the understanding… Read More

Q Doctoral Dissertation: Arik on water planning and management for Hawai’i

Arik, Aida D. (2021, May). Socio-hydrological planning and integrated water management considerations for O’ahu, Hawai’i. Doctoral dissertation (Urban and Regional Planning), University of Hawai’I, Mānoa. (Access: Abstract: Urban development in the United States during the 20th century often occurred without fully considering the environmental and social implications of water management practices. These unchecked impacts… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lee, Kim, & Lee on journalists’ perceptions of VR news (Korean)

Lee, Jae-seob, Daewon Kim, & Min-Kyu Lee (2018, September). Q방법론을 활용한 VR 뉴스에 대한 영상기자들의 인식 연구 [Video-journalists’ perception for VR news : Based on Q methodology]. 사이버커뮤니케이션 학보 제35권 제3호 [Cyber ​​Communication Gazette: Journal of Cybercommunication Academic Society], 35(3), 51-114. (Korean) (doi: 10.36494/JCAS.2018. Abstract (via Google Translate): This study explored the perception types of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Young & Shepardson on undergraduates’ attitudes toward the geosciences

Young, Julia M., & Daniel P. Shepardson (2018, January). Using Q methodology to investigate undergraduate students’ attitudes toward the geosciences. Science Education, 102(1), 195-214. (Link: Abstract: Undergraduate students have different attitudes toward the geosciences, but few studies have investigated these attitudes using Q methodology. Q methodology allows the researcher to identify more detailed reasons… Read More

Q Bibliography: Astri & Lovett on discourse analysis and the Indonesian sustainable palm oil policy

Astari, Annisa Joviani, & Jon C. Lovett (2019, May). Does the rise of transnational governance “hollow-out” the state? Discourse analysis of the mandatory Indonesian sustainable palm oil policy. World Development, 117, 1–12. (Link: Abstract: Rise of transnational business governance has been used to argue that state control has declined, giving rise to the metaphor… Read More

Q Bibliography: Slagboom, Bröer, & Berg on ADHD in India

Slagboom, M. Nienke, Christian Bröer, & Jonathan Berg (2021, November). Negotiating ADHD: Pragmatic medicalization and creolization in urban India. Social Science & Medicine, 289, art. 114400. (Open Access: Abstract: Although a growing number of studies have demonstrated differences in responses to ADHD-like behaviours, very few studies have focused on theorizing diversity in the way… Read More