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Volume 3, Number 44 - November 1, 2010

Ronald J. Chenail
Robin Cooper, Managing Editor | Adam Rosenthal, TQR Web Site Coordinator

ISSN 1945-2853

The Qualitative Report Article of the Week

Practicing Reflexivity in the Study of Italian Migrants in London

Francesca Romana Seganti
London Metropolitan University, London, UK

NSU Graduate QR Certificate Online

Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research is a six course, 18 credit hour online program that prepares its graduates to conduct basic and applied qualitative research. Admission for Winter Courses is now open.

Qualitative Research in the News

The Weekly How To Essay

Creating Vocative Texts

Jennifer J. Nicol
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Qualitative Research Resource of the Week

Peter Reason's Home Page: features a bibliography of his work that includes many downloadable documents such as the full-text of his classic 1994 text, Participation in Human Inquiry and his "deep green" project, "Living as Part of the Whole".

The Qualitative Report Second Annual Conference

The TQR Second Annual Conference will be held January 7 and 8, 2011 at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA. There will be several Forum Discussion Forums: "Power, Equality, and Qualitative Fieldwork" and "`Every Word is True': Stories of Our Experiences in a Qualitative Research Course;" and Seminars: "A Brief Introduction to Photovoice: Concepts and Hands-on Experience;" "Embodied Transcription: A Creative Method for Using Voice-Recognition Software;" and "Developing a Critical and Non-Judgmental Attitude in Discursive Analysis: A Mindfulness Based Approach." Please visit the Conference Home Page for more information! Questions regarding the conference can be sent to tqr@nova.edu.


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

Previously Announced Open Calls and Conferences

New and Notable Qualitative Research Articles: Ethnography and Meta-Ethnography

  • Anderson, C. W. (2010). Journalistic networks and the diffusion of local news: The brief, happy news life of the "Francisville Four". Political Communication, 27(3), 289-309. Abstract
  • Norris, M., Allotey, P., & Barrett, G. (2010). "I feel like half my body is clogged up": Lay models of stroke in Central Aceh, Indonesia. Social Science & Medicine, 71(9), 1576-1583. Abstract
  • Molony, S. L. (2010). The meaning of home: A qualitative metasynthesis. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 3(4), doi:10.3928/19404921-20100302-02 Abstract
  • Page, S., & Keady, J. (2010). Sharing stories: A meta-ethnographic analysis of 12 autobiographies written by people with dementia between 1989 and 2007. Ageing and Society, 30(3), 511-526. Abstract
  • Pedersen, D., Kienzler, H., & Gamarra, J. (2010). Llaki and Ñakary: Idioms of distress and suffering among the highland Quechua in the Peruvian Andes. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, 34(2), 279-300. Abstract

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