Volume 12 — 2000

Issue 1, February 2000

The Virtual Ethnographer: Fieldwork in Distributed Electronic Environments. Karen Ruhleder

A Measure of Semantic Category Clustering in Free-Listing Tasks. Michael C. Robbins and Justin M. Nolan

Problematic Success: An Account of Top-Down Participatory Action Research with Women with Multiple Sclerosis. Jacqueline Low, Julia Shelley, and Mary O’Connor

A Multidimensional Scaling Stress Evaluation Table. Kenneth Sturrock and Jorge Rocha

Short Takes: How to Reduce an Unwritten Language to Writing: I. Oswald Werner

Review: The Foundations of Social Research: Meaning and Perspective in the Research Process, by Michael Crotty. Judith Preissle

Review: Your Statistical Consultant, by Rae R. Newton and Kjell Erik Rudestam. David Brownfield

Vol. 12, Issue 2, May 2000

Successive Free Listing: Using Multiple Free Lists to Generate Explanatory Models. Gery Ryan, Justin M. Nolan, and P. Stanley Yoder

Family Networks: A Sociometric Method to Study Relationships in Families. Eric D. Widmer and Linda-Ann La Farga

Development of Local Program Theory: Using Theory-Oriented Evaluation to Make a Difference. Kathryn A. Sielbeck-Bowen

Short Take: Use of a Fish-Eye Lens. Oswald Werner

Review: Statistics for the Social Sciences, by Mark Sirkin. Carmella C. Moore

Review: Social Experimentation, by Donald T. Campbell and M. Jean Russo. Russell K. Schutt

Review Cognition and Survey Research, edited by Monroe G. Sirken. Douglas J. Herrmann, Susan Shechter, Norbert Schwarz, Judith M. Tanur, and Roger Tourangeau. Floyd Jackson Fowler, Jr.

Issue 3, August 2000

Intercoder Reliability for Validating Conclusions Drawn from Open-Ended Interview Data. Karen Kurasaki

Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Health Research with Minority Elders: Lessons form a Study of Dementia Caregiving. Pattricia Flynn Weitzman and Sue E. Levkoff

Accessing, Waiting, Plunging in, Wondering, and Writing: Retrospective Sense-Making of Fieldwork. Peter M. Magolda

Short Takes. When Oral Consent Will Do. Elisa J. Gordon

Short Takes. How to Reduce an Unwritten Language to Writing: II. Consonants.Oswald Werner

Review. Reflexive Ethnography, by Charlotte Aull Davies. Paul Atkinson

Review. Basics of Qualitative Research: Techniques and Procedures for Developing Grounded Theory, by Anselm Strauss and Juliet Corbin. Janet Salaff

Review. Mixed Methodology: Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, by Abbas Tashakkori and Charles Teddlie. Raymond M. Lee

Issue 4, November 2000

Using Scenarios to Construct Models of Identity in Multiethnic Settings. D. Douglas Caulkins, Carol Trosset, Anna Painter, and Meredith Good

From Interview Transcript to Interpretive Story: Part I — Viewing the Transcript through Multiple Lenses. Coralie McCormack

From Interview Transcript to Interpretive Story: Part II — Developing an Interpretive Story. Coralie McCormack

Problems in the Field: Participant Observation and the Assumption of Neutrality. Jeffrey H. Cohen

Application of General Utility Theory for Estimating Value in Non-Western Societies. Lawrence A. Kuznar

Short Take: Using Guttman Scaling to Rank Wealth: Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Data. Greg Guest

Review Essay: ArcView 3.2a, MapInfo 6.0, and Manifod 4.5: A Comparative Review of Geographical Information System Software. R. Barry Lewis

Review: Liberating Method: Feminism and Social Research, by Marjorie L. DeVault. Sari Knopp Biklen

Review: Kiss and Tell: Surveying Sex in the Twentieth Century, by Julia A. Ericksen and Sally A. Steffan. Robert Weiss