Qualitative and Mixed Methods

Child Care Instability and the Effort to Sustain a Working Daily Routine: Evidence from the New Hope Ethnographic Study of Low-Income Families

Lowe, E. Weisner, T., Geis, S. & Huston, A (2005) Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, In C. Cooper, C. Garcia-Coll, T. Bartko, H. Davis, C. Chatman, Eds. Hills of Gold. Pp. 121-144 Diverse Pathways Through Middle Childhood Description: Examines specific features of family ecology to track changes in child care through intensive ethnographic methods

Higher Ground: New Hope for the working poor and their children

Duncan, Greg, Huston, Aletha, & Weisner, Thomas (2007) New York: Russell Sage Foundation Description: Describes an experimental program that boosted employment among the city’s poor while reducing poverty and improving children’s lives. Available at http://www.amazon.com/Higher-Ground-Working-Their-Children/dp/087154167X

"I speak a different dialect": Teen explanatory models of difference and disability

Daley, Tamara, & Weisner, Thomas S. (2003) Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 17(1): 25-48 Description: Elicited explanatory models from adolescents with varied cognitive disabilities and delay to better understand their personal experiences

Impacts of children with troubles on working poor families: Experimental and mixed methods evidence

Bernheimer, L., Weisner, T.S., & Lowe, E. (2003) Mental Retardation, 41(6): 403-419 Description: Mixed methods experimental study examining the differences in family routine difficulty as a function of troubled children

The mixed methods reader

Plano Clark, V. L., & Creswell, J. W. (2008) Los Angeles: Sage Description: Collection of "classic" publications on mixed methods research Available at http://www.sagepub.com/booksProdDesc.nav?prodId=Book230704&

International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches

eContent Description: Publication of global research, scholarship, educational, researcher and practitioner perspectives on multiple, hybrid (outcome of unusual blending), synergistic (combined effect), integrated and cultural research approaches Available at http://mra.e-contentmanagement.com/

Journal of Mixed Methods Research

Sage Publications Description: Recently established journal that focuses on empirical, methodological, and theoretical articles about mixed methods research across the social, behavioral, health, and human sciences Available at http://mmr.sagepub.com/

Cultural consensus as a statistical model

Romney, A. Kimball (1999) Current Anthropology, 40 (Supplement), S103-S115. Description: Discusses history, theory, and strategy for the use of statistical models in the discovery of cultural consensus. Introduces issues related to data collection strategy and the use of empirical data to identify and represent cultural characteristics.

Lessons learned for teaching mixed research: A framework for novice researchers

Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J. & Leech, Nancy L. (2009) International Journal of Multiple Research Approaches, 3(1), 105-107. Description: A concise description of key steps in the mixed research process. The authors further map this process onto issues/controversies in the use of mixed methods research and the challenges mixed methods researchers face.

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