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Volume 17 - March 26, 2012

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Using Constructivist Case Study Methodology to Understand Community Development Processes: Proposed Methodological Questions to Guide the Research Process
Heidi Lauckner
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Margo Paterson and Terry Krupa
Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

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A Case Study of a Case Study:
Analysis of a Robust Qualitative Research Methodology

Catherine Snyder
Union Graduate College, Schenectady, NY, USA

Qualitative Research News and Notes

Qual-AID Center Concept Note Submitted to USAID

What They Didn't Say

Popularizing Research: Engaging New Genres, Media, and Audiences Companion Web Site Now Open

Callnote Records Skype Calls and Saves the Audio to Evernote Automatically

New, Free e-booklet: Blood, Sweat & Anthropology: A Tactical Guide for Aspiring Fitness Club Owners and Business Anthropologists

Building Your Own Insights Community? What to Expect from Platforms

The Nitty GRITty of the Research Industry Infographic

Developing a Qualitative Research Portfolio in a Discipline Dominated by Positivist Traditions and Quantitative Research

The Difference between an Interview Guide and Research Questions

Ethnosnacker Releases New Video Walkthrough of the EthOS Platform

A Sociologist's Guide to Trust and Design

Ethnography and Social Media

Interviewing for Introverts

Taking to the Field: Client Collaboration

TMRC Effective Qualitative Research Part VIII: Ice Breaker Part-1

TMRC Effective Qualitative Research Part VIII: Ice Breaker Part-2

Using the Echo Smartpen for Qualitative Research

NIH Launches Online Resource on Behavioral and Social Science Research Methods

TQR Review of the Week

TQR Community Qualitative Resources on the Internet

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Thorough and Thought-provoking: A Review of Packer's The Science of Qualitative Research
Oksana Parylo
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

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Please visit TQR Community's Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet site for more useful sources, sites, books, and tools including Qualitative Research Web Sites.

New Calls for Conferences and Journals, Training Opportunities, and Funding

The 12th Thinking Qualitatively Workshop Series - Call for Posters (Deadline: April 12, 2012)

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting: "Design Ethnography : Ethnographic Design" Panel" - Call for Papers (Deadline: March 31, 2012)

Financial Discourses in Family Therapy Research Blog - Call for Discussion Forum Participants (Deadline: Open)

Tennessee Board of Regents Qualitative Research Conference - Call for Proposals (Deadline: Extended to April 15, 2012)

The Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences Annual Conference - Call for Papers (Deadline: April 2, 2012)

Market Research in the Mobile World North America: "Embracing Mobile Technology While Focusing on Substance, Ethics and Insights" - Call for Synopsis (Deadline: April 6, 2012)

Psyecology. Bilingual Journal of Environmental Psychology: Special Issue on "Environment and Gender" - Call for Papers (Deadline: September 28, 2012)

International Journal of Complexity in Leadership and Management: Special Issue on "What Are the Contributions and Implications of Complexity Theory to the Study and Practice of Management of Educational Institutions?" - Call for Papers (Deadline: January 15, 2013)

Bournemouth University: Fee-waived, Three-year PhD bursary in Performative Social Science with Kip Jones - Call for Applicants (Deadline: June 30, 2012)

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

New and Notable Open Access Qualitative Research Articles


Clark, M. (2011). Exploring the criminal lifestyle: A grounded theory study of Maltese male habitual offenders. International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory, 4(1), 563-583. Full Text


Wolf, B., & De Angelis, J. (2011). Tasers, accountability, and less lethal force: Keying in on the contentious construction of police electroshock weapons. International Journal of Criminology and Sociological Theory, 4(2), 657-673. Full Text

Qualitative Research Employment Opportunities

CCEHS Education Researcher (Dartmouth-Hitchcock)

Director of Institutional Research (Fashion Institute of Technology)

Director of Programs & Research - College Excellence Program (Aspen Institute)

Qualitative Research Executive (London Boutique Media Agency)

Ethnographic Researchers (ThY/LAB)

Qualitative Research Director (Morgan Search)

Qualitative Research Manager (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute)

Researcher (Population Services International)

Research Assistant IV Non-Lab (Research Project Administrator) (Harvard University)

Research Assistant - Academic Assessment & Research (Quinnipiac University)

Research Assistant Professor: Qualitative and Quantitative Analyst (Northwestern University)

Research Associate (Principal Financial Group)

Research Methodologist Job (SAIC)

User Researcher (Autodesk)

New and Notable Open Access Qualitative Research Articles

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Droh De Bloganqueaux, S. R., & Lognon Sagbo, J.-L., H. (2012). De l'usage des outils de la recherche qualitative en milieu rural ivoirien: Une analyse de l'influence du groupe social sur la structure de l'entretien. Recherches Qualitatives, 31(1), 6-28. Full Text

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Lussier, K., & Lavoie, C. (2012). Entre la calebasse et le panier: La conduite d'entretiens semi-dirigés en contextes Africains. Recherches Qualitatives, 31(1), 62-88. Full Text

Online Graduate QR Certificate

TQR Fourth Annual Conference

Summer 2012 admission for the Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research, a six course, 18 credit hour online program that prepares its graduates to understand and conduct qualitative research, is now open. Courses offered this summer include QRGP 6305 Qualitative Research Design and QRGP 6308 Writing Qualitative Research.

"Qualitative Research and Technology" is the theme for TQR2013! We are seeking paper, panel, and poster presentations. The submissions portal is now open and closes April 30, 2012. Please visit the new conference web site for more details.

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