The Qualitative Report
A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
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Volume 19(47) - November 24, 2014

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TQR Volume 19 Article 93

TQR Volume 19 Article 94

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Qualitative Perspectives toward Relational Connection in Pastoral Ministry
Jonathan W. Young and Michael W. Firmin
Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, USA

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Cultural Proximity and Reflexivity in Interpreting Transnational Media Texts: The Case of Malaysians Consuming Japanese Popular Culture
Eriko Yamato
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia


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Using Ethnography to Understand Meaning: A Review of Sam Ladner's Practical Ethnography: A Guide to Doing Ethnography in the Private Sector
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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)

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TQR2015 - Sixth Annual Conference - Jan. 8-10, 2015

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Winter 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 fall are QRGP 6301 Qualitative Data Collection, QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II, and QRGP 6310 Autoethnography. Classes begin January 5, 2015.

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The TQR2015 Home Page is now open! The theme for our sixth annual conference is "Transforming Qualitative Research." The three-day event will feature multiple plenary addresses, in-depth workshops, panels, and paper presentations. The call for regular submissions is now closed, but we will consider late submissions on a case-by-case basis through our submission portal. For more information please visit our conference web site.

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