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Dance, L. Janelle; Johnson, Lesa A. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
Combine Collins' (1998) concept of outsiders-within, Habermas' (1985, 1990) theory of communicative action, Saukko's (2005) notion of dialogic validity, and new limitations are revealed about ideal speech situations. As explained by Dillon (2014), an ideal speech situation uses "reason not to dominate or bully [participants in a discussion]…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Participatory Research, Ethnography
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Ahn, Ho-Young – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
In the present phenomenological study, I explored how some college women make sense of images of the body manipulated by Photoshop and how they perceive the Photoshop disclaimer labels currently mandated in several European countries. In-depth interviews with 16 female college students revealed four themes regarding the meanings of Photoshopped…
Descriptors: College Students, Young Adults, Females, Advertising
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Ersoy, Evren; Aydin, Hasan; Uysal, Recep – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
In the present study we provide insights regarding the perceptions of gifted students and their parents about the communication skills of these gifted children. We collected data through in-depth individual interviews, focus group interviews, field-notes, and other documentation with 10 gifted students and 10 of their parents. The findings…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Communication Skills
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Ranahan, Patti; White, Jennifer – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2019
Suicide prevention gatekeeper training is designed in order to enhance participants' recognition of persons in distress, enhance skills in responding, and referrals to help. In response to rising suicide rates in British Columbia, Canada, two standardized gatekeeper training programs were implemented by the Canadian Mental Health Association…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Foreign Countries, Community Involvement
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Hall, Jennifer L.; Zeman, Catherine – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The Roma people are the largest stateless population in Central and Eastern (CEE) Europe and face a disproportionate amount of environmental health disparities likely due to a long history of discrimination and stigmatization. Using qualitative research methodology and community-based participatory research methods, we aimed to gain a more nuanced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Social Bias, Social Discrimination
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Allen, Nancy; McDermott, Peter – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
The purpose of the present study was threefold: (a) What was the state of classroom teaching in Sierra Leone's rural schools? (b) What did school leaders report to be the most immediate needs for improving schools in rural Sierra Leone? (c) What contextual features affected school improvement in rural Sierra Leone? We employed a case study method…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Educational Improvement, Case Studies, Mentors
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Ng, Amy; Santiague, Lilia; Nelson, Francine Vana; Hall, Carol A. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
Chinese-Canadian women's participation in the Alberta cancer screening service is low. This is likely because of the pre-assumption of linguistic barriers Chinese-Canadian women anticipate with the Canadian government colorectal cancer prevention screening services. Furthermore, the perceptions toward screening service access affecting the low…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asians, Females, Screening Tests
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Ilac, Emerald Jay D. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2018
Using a social constructivist approach, I aimed to better understand the leadership process within an identified context of the indigenous Batad society of Banaue, Ifugao in the Philippines. This topic is particularly important as The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples of the Philippines indicates that roughly 15% of the Philippine…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Ethnography, Indigenous Populations, Models
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Matheson, Ian; Lyle, Ellyn – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
Those responsible for ensuring military members are prepared to meet rigorous leadership challenges must do so to the highest professional standard. To that end, this present inquiry investigates possible gender bias within military leadership training, associated curricula, methods of instruction, and cultural infrastructures. Despite several…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Bias, Military Personnel, Leadership Training
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Etowa, Josephine; Debs-Ivall, Salma – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
The benefits available to organizations that embrace diversity measures may be elusive to health organizations in their struggle with scarce resources and overburdened staff. Current literature highlight the importance of leadership in realizing the longer-term benefits that may be derived from increasing diversity. This article presents the…
Descriptors: Diversity (Institutional), Organizational Culture, Nurses, Group Discussion
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Fox, Brandon L.; Zagumny, Lisa – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2017
This research study was an emergent qualitative inquiry into machismo, patriarchy, and sexuality in Cuba. The purpose of this study was to identify how machismo continues to manifest in Cuban society and to identify organizational approaches that are working to address machismo and sexuality in Cuba. Ethnographic in nature, this study employed two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Sexuality, Adults
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Muruthi, James R.; Lewis, Denise C. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2016
The goal of this study was to identify factors perceived by rural older adults as important for their old-age economic circumstances. Ten individuals aged between 55-85 years from one rural village in Kenya were interviewed. The interviews were analyzed using tenets of interpretive phenomenological analysis. Four themes emerged from the data:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Rural Areas, Economic Factors
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Watras, Joseph – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2014
Joseph Tobin made an impact on the field of comparative education in 2009 when he used a unique form of ethnography to illuminate the effects of world-wide forces, such as modernization, on schools in specific countries. Earlier, in 1989, he published "Preschool in Three Cultures" with co-authors David Wu and Dana Davidson. The…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Global Approach, Cues, Comparative Education
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Hall, Kia M. Q. – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2014
In this study, a dual-level capabilities approach to development is introduced. This approach intends to improve upon individual-focused capabilities approaches developed by Amartya Sen and Martha Nussbaum. Based upon seven months of ethnographic research in the Afro-descendant, autochthonous Garifuna community of Honduras, constructivist grounded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individual Development, Constructivism (Learning), Grounded Theory
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Dole, Sharon – Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research, 2014
Through the use of the framework of risk and resilience in a narrative inquiry, the present study examined the protective factors affecting the academic success of 24 Jamaican women in a graduate cohort in educational administration. All but two of the women rose from poverty to become academically successful, defined as having achieved graduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resilience (Psychology), Risk, Academic Achievement
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