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Volume 20(1.4) - January 26, 2015


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TQR Volume 20 Number 1 Article 7

TQR Volume 20 Number 1 Article 8

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"I'll Just Do My Time": The Role of Motivation in the Rejection of the DWI Court Model
Deborah A. Eckberg and David Squier Jones
Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

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Succession Planning Activities at a Rural Public Health Department
Sandra L. Cole and Clifford P. Harbour
The University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA

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TQR Volume 20 Number 1 Review 3

Quirkos: Next Gen Qualitative Research Software

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A Review of Anna De Fina and Alexandra Georgakopoulou's Analyzing Narrative: Discourse and Sociolinguistic Perspectives from a Natural Storytelling Environment
Robyn Jordan
University of Louisiana Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana, USA

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

Merlien Institute 2015 Market Research in the Mobile World (Multiple Sites) - Call for Papers (Deadline: See information for each site's deadline)

Millersville University's Learning Institute 2nd Annual Global Well-Being Conference: "Exploitation of Women and Children: Global Perspectives" (Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA) - Call for Presentations (Deadline: January 30, 2015)

German Studies Association Conference: "Ethnography and German Studies" (Washington, DC) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: January 31, 2015)

17th "CAQD", the MAXQDA user conference (Berlin, Germany) - Call for Posters (Deadline: January 31, 2015)

International Network of Analytical Sociologists 8th Analytical Sociology Conference: "Causal Inference and Mechanism-Based Explanation: Friends or Foes?" (Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA) - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 1, 2015)

Inaugural MRMW Awards - Call for Nominees (Deadline: February 19, 2015)

The 10th Annual Liverpool Symposium on Current Developments in Ethnographic Research in the Social and Management Sciences (In association with the Journal of Organizational Ethnography; Liverpool, UK): "Reflection in Action: Taking Stock of 10 Years of Ethnography Symposia" - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 27, 2015)

ATLAS.ti User Conference 2015: "Qualitative Data Analysis and Beyond" (Berlin, Germany) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: February 28, 2015)

3rd International Symposium: Micro-Analysis of Online Data (MOOD-Z): "Online Communication, Discourse and Context" (University of Zurich, Switzerland) - Call for Papers (Deadline: February 28, 2014)

IEEE Internet Computing Special Issue: "Internet of You: Data Big and Small" - Call for Papers (Deadline: March 1, 2015)

EPIC 2015: Building Bridges (São Paulo, Brazil) - Call for Abstracts (Deadline: March 6, 2015)

14th Annual Conference of the International Social Theory Consortium (Cambridge, UK): Reconstructing Social Theory, History and Practice - Call for Papers (Deadline: March 15, 2015)

Journal of Video Ethnography - Call for Issue 3 Papers (Opening: March 15, 2015)

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity! (Waikiki, Hawaii): First Announcement (Event: May 18 & 19, 2015)

University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies' Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research Study: "Published: A Grounded Theory of the Nature of Successful Peer-Reviewed Publication for Mid-Career Scholar" - Call for Research Participants (Deadline: Open)

Palgrave Studies In Play, Performance, Learning, and Development - Call for Proposals (Deadline: Open)

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

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TQR2016 - Seventh Annual Conference - Jan. 14-16, 2016

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Summer 2015 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 are QRGP 6305 Qualitative Research Design, QRGP 6304 Appraising Qualitative Research, and QRGP 6308 Writing Qualitative Research. Classes begin May 11, 2015.

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The TQR2016 Home Page is now open soon. The theme for our seventh annual conference is "The Futures of Qualitative Inquiries." The three-day event will feature multiple plenary addresses, in-depth workshops, panels, and paper presentations. We will be accepting submissions from February 1 to April 30, 2015, so please visit our conference web site for more details.

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