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Popular Opinion

George Klosko

in Political Obligations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256204
eISBN:
9780191602351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256209.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Examines opinions of ordinary people in regard to political obligations through small focus groups. Under certain circumstances, the views of ordinary people can lend support to the particular ... More


Examples and Cooperation

George Klosko

in Political Obligations

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199256204
eISBN:
9780191602351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256209.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Continues the analysis of focus group responses discussed in Ch. 9. It is argued that the way different people respond to examples of the kind commonly employed in contemporary moral and political ... More


Focus Groups

Cindy Dell Clark

in In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

A method attributed to Robert Merton, focus groups first disseminated in applied, commercial inquiry. In recent decades, focus groups have also infiltrated academic circles, including for ... More


In A Younger Voice: Doing Child-Centered Qualitative Research

Cindy Dell Clark

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195376593
eISBN:
9780199865437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376593.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book provides qualitative researchers with a guide to inquiry that learns from, with and about children.  From fieldwork done during participant observation, to focus groups and depth ... More


Selecting a Needs Assessment Design

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents a range of needs assessment data collection methods organized by intensity and scientific rigor based on a needs assessment team's time, resources, and expertise. The chapter ... More


4. 4. Convoking the Consumer in Person: The Focus Group Effect

Catherine Grandclément and Gérald Gaglio

in Inside Marketing: Practices, Ideologies, Devices

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199576746
eISBN:
9780191724916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199576746.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter is concerned with the work of focus group-based market research in representing the consumer. Dedicated to generating answers from consumers to questions asked by marketers, focus groups ... More


“I Don't Express My Feelings to Anyone”: How Self-Silencing Relates to Gender and Depression in Nepal

Dana C. Jack, Bindu Pokharel, and Usha Subba

in Silencing the Self Across Cultures: Depression and Gender in the Social World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398090
eISBN:
9780199776900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398090.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter examines how self-silencing and depression are affected in gender-specific ways by the changing social context in Nepal. The authors explore whether self-silencing relates to depression ... More


Small-Group Research

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

in Trial Consulting

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Pre-trial small-group research (SGR) does not necessarily eliminate all surprises, but it can open the attorney’s and the client’s eyes to unforeseen problems or opportunities. The trouble with ... More


Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: An Illustration With American Indians in the United States

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

In this chapter we utilize two studies to describe the application of mixed-methods research. Study 1 was an explanatory study of the intersection of maternal gambling, parenting, self-efficacy, ... More


A Community of One's Own?: When Women Speak to Power About Restorative Justice

Pamela Rubin

in Restorative Justice and Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335484
eISBN:
9780199864331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335484.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

A government proposal to implement restorative justice in Nova Scotia met with resistance by women’s antiviolence organizations. The government’s plan included both sexual offences and partner ... More


Analyzing the Needs Assessment Data

David Royse, Michele Staton‐Tindall, Karen Badger, and J. Matthew Webster

in Needs Assessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368789
eISBN:
9780199863860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:royes/9780195368789.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter discusses ways of analyzing and interpreting data collected for a needs assessment project based on the type of design that is selected. Analysis of qualitative data is also discussed ... More


Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Monique M. Hennink

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book addresses the challenges associated with conducting and writing focus group research. It provides detailed guidance on the practical and theoretical considerations in conducting focus group ... More


Challenges of ethnic diversity: results from a qualitative study

Christoph Burkhardt and Steffen Mau

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent decades, European welfare states faced increasing migration resulting in more diverse populations. In contrast to former times, when the access to welfare benefits was closely tied to ... More


The behavioural approach

Dorine Collard, Amika Singh, and Evert Verhagen

in Sports Injury Research

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.003.012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Another way of establishing preventive measures is by taking a more behavioural approach. The most well-known method that takes this path is ‘Intervention Mapping’. It comes down to establishing ... More


Introducing Focus Group Discussions

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a definition of a focus group discussion including several characteristics that distinguish this research method. It then describes the development and various ... More


Using focus groups to understand experiences of health and illness

Jenny Kitzinger

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Focus groups are a qualitative method of data collection involving group discussion around a specific experience or issue. This approach can be particularly useful when researchers wish to encourage ... More


Designing And Conducting Focus Group Research

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter provides guidance on planning and conducting focus group discussions. It describes tasks in preparing for focus group research, such as training the field team, recruiting participants, ... More


Fairness and social provision: qualitative evidence from Germany and the UK

Peter Taylor-Gooby and Rose Martin

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Germany and the UK are often contrasted as leading European examples of the two main currents in the political economy of state welfare. Germany represents the conservative regulated market approach, ... More


Focus Groups

Donatella della Porta

in Methodological Practices in Social Movement Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198719571
eISBN:
9780191788666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719571.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents focus groups (or group interviews) as a technique of data collection based on discussions within a small group, moderated by a researcher, and oriented to obtain information on ... More


Writing Focus Group Results

Monique M. Hennink

in Understanding Focus Group Discussions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199856169
eISBN:
9780190256111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199856169.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a description of some of the challenges in writing qualitative study results, highlighting particular issues in reporting focus group data. It then provides guidance on ... More


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