Q-methodology

Phelan, Chris (2016) Q-methodology. In: The Encyclopaedia of Tourism. Springer Reference Collection. ISBN 9783319013831, 9783319013848

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Abstract

This keyword entry in the 2015 Encyclopaedia of Tourism seeks to position Q-Methodology both in respect to its native field(s) and its introduction and evolution within tourism studies. The entry identifies Q-Methodology as an alternative and innovative methodological approach to the study of tourism, one which is especially useful in situations where interest centers upon how individuals give meaning to their worlds. Moreover, the Encyclopedia entry outlines the potential of Q in allowing the researcher to operationalise and interpret subjective, or first person accounts of a phenomenon.

Keywords:Q-Methodology, Subjectivity
Subjects:N Business and Administrative studies > N890 Tourism, Transport and Travel not elsewhere classified
Divisions:Lincoln International Business School
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ID Code:14612
Deposited On:07 Aug 2014 15:01

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