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Volume 17 - April 9, 2012

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TQR Volume 17 Article 30

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Precincts and Prospects in the Use of Focus Groups in Social and Behavioral Science Research
Dominic Sagoe
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

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Indicators of Relatedness in Adolescent Male Groups: Toward a Qualitative Description
Heidi Hutman, Karolina Anna Konieczna, Emily Kerner, Calli Renee Armstrong, and Marilyn Fitzpatrick
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Qualitative Research News and Notes

TQR Article by Deggs, Grover, and Kacirek Selected to Appear in Sage's Focus Group Research

TQR Contributor Paul Rosenblatt Co-Authors New Qualitative Research Paper on Exploration of Web-Based Chinese Similes and Metaphors for Marriage

University of Queensland Start-up Leximancer Launches Online Collaborative Research Portal

Winner Announced for Second Annual QRCA Qually Award

Why Do You Need An Ethnography Interview Guide?

Groundswell: Oral History for Social Change Introduces the Practitioner Support Network

This Dissertation Will Be Comic

Researcher Faults Boston College over Belfast Oral History Project

The Importance of Qualitative Research in Predicting Consumer Behavior

The Revolution in your Pocket

Do You Know the Value of Qualitative Research?

University of South Carolina's My Source for Public Health New YouTube Video - "Quantitative vs. Qualitative Data"

TAMS Analyzer Releases Version 4.31b5

Meet Google's Search Anthropologist

Should Focus Groups Carry A Health Warning? Implications of Behavioural Economics for Research

The Power of Stories for Enhanced User Experience

TQR Review of the Week

TQR Community Qualitative Resources on the Internet

The Qualitative Report Word Cloud

Making Markets and Constructing Crises:
A Review of Ho's Liquidated

Alexandra B. Cox
University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 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

Universiti Utara Malaysia College of Business First Qualitative Research Conference: "Cultivating Qualitative Research Culture" - Call for Papers (Deadline: April 30, 2012)

7th International Conference on the Dialogical Self - Call For Papers, Workshops, Symposia, Discussion Groups (Deadline: April 30, 2012)

First Conference on Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology - Call for Papers (Deadline: April 26, 2012)

ESRC Digital Methods as Mainstream Methodology Seminar Series - Call for PhD Student Participation (Deadline: April 30, 2012)

American Creativity Association Constructing Creativity - Call for Proposals (Deadline: May 14, 2012)

American Creativity Association Innovation by Design Conference - Call for Proposals (Deadline: May 1, 2012)

13th Biennial Language and Society Conference - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: July 15, 2012)

Journal of Contemporary Ethnography Special Issue: "Global Ethnography and Transnationalism" - Call for Papers (Deadline: July 1, 2012)

Taos Associates WorldShare Books - Call for Submissions (Deadline: Open)

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

New and Notable Open Access Qualitative Research Articles

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Schlesinger, T., & Lawston, J. M. (2011). Experiences of interpersonal violence and criminal legal control: A mixed method analysis. Sage Open, 1-14. doi: 10.1177/2158244011419523 Full Text

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Sitron, J. A., & Dyson, D. A. (2012). Validation of sexological worldview: A construct for use in the training of sexologists in sexual diversity. Sage Open, 1-17. doi: 10.1177/2158244012439072Full Text

Qualitative Research Employment Opportunities

User Experience Researcher (Google)

Asst II, Research Study (Children's Hospital Boston)

Assistant Director, Institutional Research (University of North Florida)

Director, Media Research (Reeve & Associates)

Director, Research & Insights (Starcom Mediavest Group)

Graduate Research Assistant / Graduate Intern (Health Research)

Qualitative Retail Researcher (London)

Qualitative Research Director (Hall & Partners)

SRE/Account Manager - Qualitative Research (IOCORE Global Resourcing SA)

Research Assistant II (Loyola Marymount University)

Research Associate - CISE (University of Virginia)

Research Associate (Texas A&M University)

Qualitative Account Director (Hanson Search)

Temporary Post-Baccalaureate Fellow (Rice University)

New and Notable Open Access Qualitative Research Articles

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Milner, R. M. (2011). The study of cultures online: Some methodological and ethical tensions. Graduate Journal of Social Science, 8(3), 14-35. Full Text

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Forrest, E. (2011). An alternative conceptual framework for studying everyday offline and online photographic practices on Flickr. Graduate Journal of Social Science, 8(3), 36-46. 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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