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Volume 17 - April 2, 2012

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Language Symmetry: A Force Behind Persuasion
Joseph Yeager
Sommer Consulting Inc, Langhorne, PA, USA
Linda Sommer
Sommer Consulting Inc, Langhorne, PA, USA

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Defenders against Threats or Enablers of Opportunities:
The Screening Role Played by Gatekeepers in Researching Older People in Care Homes

Peter Scourfield
Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK

Qualitative Research News and Notes

Transforming Care Delivery through Video Ethnography

The Interview Guide

Abilene Christian's Graduate School of Theology to Deploy iPads for Contextual Ministry Research

mBCC Field Guide for Developing Mobile Behavior Change Communication Programs

National Centre for Research Methods Publishes New Review Paper Entitled "How Many Qualitative Interviews Is Enough? Expert Voices and Early Career Reflections on Sampling and Cases in Qualitative Research"

How Many Ethnography Respondents Are "Enough?"

EthOS Releases iPhone App Version 2.3.0

How Do You Find a Reliable Ethnographer or Ethnography Company?

Ethnographers vs. Moderators: Know What You Are Buying

Face Recognition and Restricting "Consumers" (but what about Blade Runner?)

Five Steps to Improve Participation in Qualitative Research

How Mobile Qualitative Research Is Conducted to Gain Shopper Insights

Qualitative Analysis...What Joy!

Re-Energising the Group!

Latest Issue of Qualitative Researcher Published

International Journal of Qualitative Methods Publishes Newest Issue

TQR Review of the Week

TQR Community Qualitative Resources on the Internet

The Qualitative Report Word Cloud

Reflexive Thinking Practices of Bordered Helping Professionals: A Review of Zingaro's Speaking Out
Laura Bisaillon
Ontario Training Centre in Health Services and Policy Research, York University, Canada

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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 Review of Philosophy and Psychology Special Issue: "Distributed Cognition and Memory Research: How Do Distributed Memory Systems Work?" - Call for Papers (Deadline: July 15, 2012)

18th Congress of the European Anthropological Association - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: May 1, 2012)

Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management Special Issue: "Doing Dirty Research Using Qualitative Methodologies: Lessons from Stigmatized Occupations" - Call for Papers (Deadline: December 15, 2012)

International Journal of Research & Method in Education Special Issue: "The Teaching and Learning of Research Methodology" - Call for Papers (Deadline: September 7, 2012)

The Irish Journal of Psychology - Call for Papers (Deadline: Open)

Anthropological Forum - Call for Papers (Deadline: Open)

International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Special Issue: "Events and Festivals Research Methods and Trends" - Call for Expressions of Interest (Deadline: June 2012)

1st International Pragmatics Conference of the Americas and the 5th International Conference on Intercultural Pragmatics - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: April 15, 2012)

2012 Perkins Prize for Most Significant Book Contribution to the Study of Narrative - Call for Nominations (Deadline: June 1, 2012)

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

New and Notable Open Access Qualitative Research Articles


Gheorghiu, I. (2011). Truth or story or true story? The self in the interview situation. Journal of Comparative Research in Anthropology and Sociology, 2(2), 33-48. Full Text


Istrate, A. M. (2011). From pathological to professional: Gambling stories. Journal of Comparative Research in Anthropology and Sociology, 2(2), 49-67. Full Text

Qualitative Research Employment Opportunities

Dean of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment (Luzerne County Community College)

Digital Primary Research Manager (NBC)

Director of Evaluation, Assessment, and Institutional Research (University of California)

Institutional Research Analyst (Dixie State College of Utah)

Manager, Global Market Research (BD)

Principal Researcher - EPA Regulations (I.H.S.)

Program Support Specialist - Sutter Health Institute for Research and Education (SHIRE) (Sutter Health)

Qualitative Market Researcher (Paramus, NJ)

Qualitative Market Researcher / Moderator (Blueberry)

Research Assistant (Columbia University)

Senior Qualitative Research Executive (London, UK)

Managing Director or Senior Director Singapore & China - Qualitative (London, UK)

Staff Research Associate I (University of California Berkeley)

Wanted: Qual Star! Qualitative Manager - Atlanta (Cabana Consulting)

New and Notable Open Access Qualitative Research Articles

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Rath, J. (2012). Poetry and participation: Scripting a meaningful research text with rape crisis workers. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 13(1), 1-18. Full Text

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Russo, J. (2012). Survivor-controlled research: A new foundation for thinking about psychiatry and mental health. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 13(1), 1-29. 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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