Q Dissertation: Hohaia on community governance

Hohaia, Te Aroha L. R. (2018). ‘Community’: A Q study exploring perspectives in community governance settings in Taranaki, New Zealand. Doctoral thesis (Government), Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Abstract: Attend any public meeting in Taranaki and, more often than not, one will hear the word ‘community’ used to bolster a policy proposal, or oppose… Read More

Q Bibliography: Brantner & Lobinger on digital self images (book chapter)

Brantner, Cornelia, & Katharina Lobinger (2015). „Weil das absolute Poserbilder sind!“ Die Wahrnehmung expressiver Authentizität digitaler Selbstbilder und Selfies ["Because they are absolute poser pictures!" The perception of expressive authenticity of digital self-images and selfies]. In Oliver Hahn, Ralf Hohlfeld, & Thomas Knieper (Eds.), Digitale Öffentlichkeiten [Digital publics] (pp. 267-283). Konstanz: UVK Verlag. Abstract: Digital… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lobinger & Brantner on visual reception (book chapter)

Lobinger, Katharina, & Cornelia Brantner (2015). Q-Sort: Qualitativ-quantitative Analysen bildlicher Rezeptions- und Aneignungsprozesse – Leistungen und Limitationen für das Feld Visueller Kommunikationsforschung. [Q-sort: Qualitative-quantitative analyses of visual reception and appropriation processes. Potentials and limitations for the field of visual communication research]. In Katharina Lobinger & Stephanie Geise (Eds.), Visualisierung–Mediatisierung. Bildliche Kommunikation und bildliches Handeln in… Read More

Q Bibliography: Chen et al. on caring behaviors

Chen, Shu-Yueh, Hsing-Chi Chang, & Hsiang-Chu Pai (2018, March). Caring behaviours directly and indirectly affect nursing students’ critical thinking. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 32(1), 197-203. (doi: 10.1111/scs.12447) (Link: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/scs.12447) Abstract: Objectives. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of caring behaviours on critical thinking and to examine whether self-reflection mediates the… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lobinger & Brantner on audience perceptions of visual portrayals of politicians

Lobinger, Katharina, & Cornelia Brantner (2015, February). Likable, funny or ridiculous? A Q-sort study on audience perceptions of visual portrayals of politicians. Visual Communication, 14(1), 15-40. Abstract: Visual elements are central components of current political communication. Visual portrayals, for example, convey cues and attributes that can affect the perceived credibility, truthfulness, and suitability of politicians.… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lobinger & Brantner on ways of seeing depictions of politicians

Lobinger, Katharina, & Cornelia Brantner (2016). Different ways of seeing depictions of politicians: A qualitative-quantitative analysis using Q methodology. Communications. The European Journal of Communication Research, 41(1), 47-69. Abstract: Visual depictions of politicians play an essential role in the impression formation of the audience because they convey visual cues and attributes related to, for example,… Read More

Q Bibliography: Kim et al. on software piracy in China

Kim, Chanwoo, Mao Xuewen, Hyosung Park, & Kwangho Jung (2017). What motivates software piracy in China: Q-methodology perspective. Korean Journal of Policy Studies, 32(2), 135-166. Abstract:This study explores why Chinese consumers use pirated software programs and how they think about their illegal use, relying on Q methodology. We developed 32 Q statements that outline reasons… Read More

Q Dissertation: Bowers on identifying counselor skills

Bowers, Ryan (2017). A CACREP-informed counselor educator developmental model: Identifying counselor skills and supports needed for neophyte counselor educators. Doctor dissertation (Counselor Education and Supervision), Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA. (Link: https://dsc.duq.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1122&context=etd) Abstract: The field of counseling has been undergoing radical change for the past 40 years as it changes with the demands of the population… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lim & Eun on sustainable development in South Korea

Lim, Hyunjung, & Jonghwan Eun (2018, December). Exploring perceptions of sustainable development in South Korea: An approach based on advocacy coalition framework’s belief system. Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity, 4(4), art. 54. [Online, open access] (Link: https://www.mdpi.com/2199-8531/4/4) Abstract:The concept of sustainable development has been criticized for its broadness and ambiguity that permits… Read More

Q Bibliography: Spruijt et al. on experts as policy advisors

Spruijt, Pita, Anne B. Knol, Arthur C. Petersen, & Erik Lebret (2018, in press). Expert views on their role as policy advisor: Pilot study for the cases of electromagnetic fields, particulate matter, and antimicrobial resistance. Risk Analysis. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1111/risa.13224) Abstract: This perspective presents empirical data to demonstrate the existence of… Read More