Q Methodology and Rural Research

Previte, Josephine, Pini, Barbara and Haslam-McKenzie, Fiona (2007) Q Methodology and Rural Research. Sociologia Ruralis, 47 2: 135-147. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9523.2007.00433.x

Author Previte, Josephine
Pini, Barbara
Haslam-McKenzie, Fiona
Title Q Methodology and Rural Research
Journal name Sociologia Ruralis   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0038-0199
Publication date 2007-04-01
Year available 2007
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9523.2007.00433.x
Open Access Status
Volume 47
Issue 2
Start page 135
End page 147
Total pages 13
Place of publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Language eng
Abstract Traditionally, rural scholarship has been limited in its methodological approach. This has begun to change in recent years as rural researchers have embraced a range of different methodological tools. The aim of this article is to contribute to greater methodological pluralism in rural sociology by introducing readers to a method of research that is rarely engaged in the field, that is, Q methodology. The article describes the defining features of the approach as well as providing examples of its application to argue that it is a method that offers particular opportunities and synergies for rural social science research.
Keyword Sociology
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) - Collection
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