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Volume 18(46) - November 18, 2013

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TQR Volume 18 Article 91

TQR Volume 18 Article 92

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Medicalization of Female Beauty: A Content Analysis of Cosmetic Procedures
Ashley L. Merianos, Rebecca A. Vidourek, and Keith A. King
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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A Journey of Pregnancy Loss: From Positivism to Autoethnography
Julie A. Sell-Smith and William Lax
Union Institute & University, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Qualitative Research News and Notes

Save The Date: TQR2014 Pre-Conference Event: "An Evening with The Taos Institute" - January 16, 2014

TQR 5th Annual Conference Schedules Posted

Teaching Culture Blog: "We're Celebrating Our First Anniversary!"

Competing: "Competing Ethnographically"

Research Design Review: "Listening: A Lesson from 'New' Coke"

Ethnography Matters: "Glorious Backfires in Digital Ethnography: Becoming an Urban Explorer"

Rufus Stone Wins Two Awards at Rhode Island International Film Festival

Research and Reflect Blog: "Multinational Market Research - What Are the Pitfalls?"

Work Is Play Blog: "Social Cognition as a Tool for Ethnography"

LSE Blog: "What Happens When You Make a Book Open Access? New Business Models Are Emerging, but Challenges Still Remain"

Cris' Blog: "Social Media Ethnography - In Connecting Are We Disconnecting?"

Brook Lyndhurst Blog: "The Wonders of Self-Ethnographic Tools"

The Guardian: "Research Funding Emphasis on 'Impact' Spawns a New Industry"

Marketing Profs: "Five Tips for Getting the Most from Your Qualitative Researcher"

GreenBook Blog: "Don't Be Scared: It's Just Data"

Fast Company: The Secrets of a Memorable Infographic

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TQR Qualitative Research Resources on the Internet

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Before You Graduate, Read this Book - Research Design: Creating Robust Approaches for the Social Sciences (Gorard, 2013)
Michael L. Clancy
Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan USA

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

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

QRCA and AQR 2014 Worldwide Conference on Qualitative Research: "River Deep - Mountain High 'Exploring the Depths & Challenges of Qualitative Research in a Changing World'" - Call for Submissions (Deadline: November 18, 2013)

American Education Research Association Division D 2014 Early Career Award in Qualitative Research Methodology - Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 29, 2013)

Qualitative 360 North America Conference - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 30, 2014)

Forthcoming Edited Book Modern Societal Impacts of the Model Minority Stereotype - Call for Chapter Proposals (Deadline: November 30, 2013)

Tenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 1, 2013)

Qualitative Psychology: Critical and Post-Structural Possibilities Pre-Conference and Special Interest Group at the 10th International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: December 1, 2013)

10th Annual Stony Brook University Ethnography Conference - Call for Papers (Deadline: January 15, 2014)

2014 Illinois Qualitative Dissertation Award - Call for Applications (Deadline: January 16, 2014)

30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity - Call for Proposals (Deadline: January 31, 2014)

Urban Education Studies Series - Call for Book Proposals (Deadline: Open)

Taos Institute World Share Books - Call for Submissions (Deadline: Open)

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

Online Graduate QR Certificate

TQR2014 - Fifth Annual Conference

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Winter 2014 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 winter are QRGP 6301 Qualitative Data Collection, QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II, and QRGP 6310: Autoethnography. Classes begin January 6, 2014.

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The TQR2014 Home Page is now open! The theme for our fifth annual conference is "Qualitative Research Artistry and Craft." The two-day event will feature over 75 presentations. Registration will open October 1, 2014. Please visit the new conference web site for more details. This week's featured presentations are by Karla Rodríguez and by Christine Jonas-Simpson.

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