Examining the criminal justice system using qualitative methods

Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve’s book, Crook County: Racism and injustice in America’s largest criminal court, examines the work of the justice system as carried out in the largest criminal court in the US, Chicago-Cook County. In five devastating chapters, the author provides story after story as evidence supporting the key idea in the book: the justice … Continue reading Examining the criminal justice system using qualitative methods

Call for nominations: AERA 2020 Outstanding Qualitative Research Book Award

For those scholars in education, please consider nominating recently published books on qualitative research to the American Educational Research Association's  (AERA)  Qualitative Research Special Interest Group's 2020 Oustanding Qualitative Research Book award. The Qualitative Research SIG invites nominations for the Outstanding Book Award for significant contributions to methodology of qualitative educational research. The Qualitative Research … Continue reading Call for nominations: AERA 2020 Outstanding Qualitative Research Book Award

Call for papers: Southeast Philosophy of Education Society

The Southeast Philosophy of Education Society (SEPES) invites you to submit proposals for our 72nd Annual Meeting. This meeting will be held on February 21-22, 2020 in Athens, GA. SEPES has a tradition of providing a friendly forum for dialogue and the exchange of philosophical ideas related to a broad variety of educational topics. We welcome presentations from graduate … Continue reading Call for papers: Southeast Philosophy of Education Society

Call for nominations: ICQI 2020 Outstanding Book Award

This award is conferred annually to a member of the qualitative and ethnographic community who has published the English-language book that best represents an important contribution to qualitative inquiry. Eligible books should not be edited books or anthologies. They should be single or co-authored. They will use and advance qualitative methods to investigate any topic … Continue reading Call for nominations: ICQI 2020 Outstanding Book Award

Research grant for early career scholars

QSR International (the developers of NVivo) and the International Institute of Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) are offering a research grant of US$25,000 over two years. To be eligible to apply you: *       must have been awarded your PhD in 2011 or later; *       must have an academic appointment at an institution of higher education; *       must … Continue reading Research grant for early career scholars

Call for abstracts: Visual sociology

IV  ISA  Forum of Sociology "Challenges of the 21st Century" Porto Alegre, Brazil. July 14-18, 2020 The International Sociology Association (ISA) and Research Committee 57: "VISUAL SOCIOLOGY" invite abstracts (300 words) for presentations at the  IV  ISA Forum of Sociology, to be held in  Porto Alegre, Brazil. July 14-18, 2020. Sessions: Borders, Boundaries, Walls, and … Continue reading Call for abstracts: Visual sociology

Call for chapter abstracts: Autoethnography and self-study

AUTOETHNOGRAPHY AND SELF-STUDY AS EDUCATION RESEARCH METHODS: CONTINUING DEBATES AND CONTEMPORARY APPLICATIONS Edited by Deborah L. Mulligan*, Emilio A. Anteliz# and Patrick Alan Danaher*,+,^ *University of Southern Queensland, Australia #Central University of Venezuela, Venezuela +Central Queensland University, Australia ^University of Helsinki, Finland FOCUS AND RATIONALE There is recurring and increasing scholarly interest in the ethical … Continue reading Call for chapter abstracts: Autoethnography and self-study

Using archival data to explore methodological issues

Qualitative researchers typically generate and collect new data sets to explore their research questions. Methodologists, in contrast, quite often conduct a secondary analysis of their own data sets to examine methodological issues that have emerged during their research studies. As well as using their own data sets to examine research methods, qualitative researchers can also … Continue reading Using archival data to explore methodological issues

Resources for new professors

Summer vacations are over, and in the U.S. it is back-to-school time -- with children in classrooms, professors preparing their classes, and college students starting the new semester. This week is my first week of class for the new semester. This is also the time when numerous assistant professors are beginning new positions. Below is … Continue reading Resources for new professors