Q Bibliography: Lyon on completion of a Q dissertation (book chapter)

Lyon, Melissa Lynn (2020, in press). Reflections of the first half marathon in preparation to complete a dissertation using Q methodology. In Noran L. Moffett (Ed.), Creating a framework for dissertation preparation: Emerging research and opportunities (Chap 8, pp. 147-166). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. (doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9707-0.ch008) (Link: https://www.igi-global.com/chapter/reflections-of-the-first-half-marathon-in-preparation-to-complete-a-dissertation-using-q-methodology/238305) Abstract: This chapter provides the perspective of… Read More

Q Bibliography: Castelein, van Duin, & Geerlings on sustainability issues in reefer transportation

Castelein, Bob, Ron van Duin, & Harry Geerlings (2019). Identifying dominant stakeholder perspectives on sustainability issues in reefer transportation. A Q-method study in the Port of Rotterdam. Sustainability, 11(12), art. 3425. (doi: 10.3390/su11123425) (Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/su11123425) (Accessible: https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/11/12/3425) Abstract: Driven by global climate concerns, seaports have formulated sustainability goals, which also require sustainability gains in the… Read More

Q Bibliography: Noohpishe & Taghizadeh on strategic management techniques

Noohpishe, Nima, & Elham Taghizadeh (2019). Barriers influencing organizations in developing country not applying updated strategic management techniques: A case study of Iran. Journal of Management and Strategy, 10(5), 25-39. (doi: 10.5430/jms.v10n5p25) (Link: https://doi.org/10.5430/jms.v10n5p25) Abstract: Although the advantages of utilizing enhanced strategic management tools have already been demonstrated in developing countries, but applying them for… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hammami et al. on attitudes about placebo treatment

Hammami, Muhammad M., Safa Hammami, Reem Aboushaar, & Ahmed S Aljomah (2019). Lay people’s ethical attitudes to placebo treatment: A Q-methodology study. Patient Preference and Adherence, 13, 1599-1617. Abstract: Background: Placebo-treatment acceptability is debated among ethicists, mostly due to conflict between respect-to-autonomy and beneficence principles. It is not clear how lay people balance these and… Read More

Q Bibliography: Lauret et al. on rodent outbreaks in farmland areas

Lauret, Valentin, Miguel Delibes-Mateos, Francois Mougeot, & Beatriz Arroyo-Lopez (2019, September). Understanding conservation conflicts associated with rodent outbreaks in farmland areas. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment. (ePub in advance of print) (doi: 10.1007/s13280-019-01256-0) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-019-01256-0) Abstract: Rodent outbreaks affect many farmland areas worldwide and the negative environmental impacts of control campaigns cause intense… Read More

Q Bibliography: Fraschinia & Caruso on self visions of Korean language learners

Fraschinia, Nicola, & Marinella Caruso (2019, December). “I can see myself …”: A Q methodology study on self vision of Korean language learners. System, 87, art. 102147. (ePub in advance of print) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2019.102147) Abstract: Most of the research on foreign language learner’s motivation is focused on learners of English as a second or foreign… Read More

Q Bibliography: Brown on subjectivity in the human sciences

Brown, Steven R. (2019, in press). Subjectivity in the human sciences. Psychological Record. 15 pp. (ePub in advance of print) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40732-019-00354-5) Abstract: Subjectivity is ubiquitous and implies perspectives that range in scope from the intrapersonal (as in individual musings and daydreams) to the intercultural (as in communication between and among identities) and in sophistication… Read More

Q Bibliography: Peters & Ward on viewpoints about the greater sage-grouse in Montana

Peters, D’jeane T., & Luke Ward (2017, March). Greater sage-grouse in Montana: Mapping archetype viewpoints across stakeholder groups using Q methodology: Greater Sage-Grouse Stakeholder Viewpoints. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 41(1), 34-41. (doi: 10.1002/wsb.727) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/wsb.727) Abstract: We conducted a Q-method-based study to examine patterns of agreement and disagreement across stakeholder groups regarding greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)… Read More

Q Bibliography: Sumberg et al. on farming in Ghana

Sumberg, James, Thomas Yeboah, Justin Flynn, & Nana Akua Anyidoho (2017, January). Young people’s perspectives on farming in Ghana: A Q study. Food Security, 9, 151-161. (DOI 10.1007/s12571-016-0646-y) (Open Access: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs12571-016-0646-y.pdf) Abstract: An emerging orthodoxy suggests that agriculture is the key to addressing the youth employment challenge in Africa. The analysis that informs this orthodoxy… Read More

Q Bibliography: Hackert et al on views on wellbeing by older people in the Netherlands

Hackert, Mariska Q.N., Werner B.F. Brouwer, Renske J. Hoefman, & Job van Exel (2019, September, in press). Views of older people in the Netherlands on wellbeing: A Q-methodology study. Social Science & Medicine. (ePub in advance of print) (Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112535) Abstract: Population ageing and restricted budgets result in the need for an efficient allocation of… Read More