Volume 20 — 2008

Issue 1, February 2008

Making Sense of Qualitative and Quantitative Findings in Mixed Research Synthesis Studies. Corrine I. Voils, Margarete Sandelowski, Julie Barroso, and Victor Hasselblad

Can We Trust an Adult’s Estimate of Parental School Attainment? Disentangling Social Desirability Bias and Random Measurement Error. Ricardo Godoy, Victoria Reyes-Garcia, Susan Tanner, William Leonard, Thomas W. McDade, and Tomás Huanca

Triangulation and Mixed Methods Designs: Practicing What We Preach in the Evaluation of an Israel Experience Educational Program. Charles Kadushin, Shahar Hecht, Theodore Sasson, and Leonard Saxe

Collecting Sketch Maps to Understand Property Land Use and Land Cover in Large Surveys. lvaro de Oliveira D’Antona, Anthony D. Cak, and Leah K VanWey

A Note on Sample Size for Behavior Coding Pretests. Johnny Blair and K. P. Srinath

Review: Researching the Culture in Agriculture: Social Research for International Development, edited by Michael Cernea and Amir H. Kassam. Murray J. Leaf

Issue 2, May 2008

The Effect of Joint Interviewing on the Performance of Gender Field Methods. Clive Seale, Jonathan Charteris-Black, Carol Dumelow, Louise Locock, and Sue Ziebland

New Genealogy: It’s Not Just for Kinship Anymore. Robert J. Quinlan and Edward H. Hagen

Targeted Sampling in Drug Abuse Research: A Review and Case Study. James A. Peterson, Heather Schacht Reisinger, Robert P. Schwartz, Shannon Gwin Mitchell, Sharon M. Kelly, Barry S. Brown, and Michael H. Agar

An Experimental Comparison of Methods of Measuring Ethnicity Field Methods. Tom W. Smith

Testing a Tool to Scale Quality of Life Indicators in Tanzania. Alison Schwarzwalder, Zephania Chilangwa, Ilesh Patel, Andrew Burke, and Matthew Lynch

Getting Past the Gatekeepers: Differences Between Access and Cooperation in Public School Research. Carolyn L. Wanat

Issue 3, August 2008

The Long-Term Effect of Material Incentives on Participation in Online Panels. Anja S. Göritz

Shopping Malls: Measuring Interpersonal Distance under Changing Conditions and across Cultures. Aydin Ozdemir

Comparing Response Rates from Web and Mail Surveys: A Meta-Analysis. Tse-Hua Shih and Xitao Fan

Using Pooled Kappa to Summarize Interrater Agreement across Many Items. Han De Vries, Marc N. Elliott, David E. Kanouse, and Stephanie S. Teleki

The Educational Reform Rating Rubric: Example of a New Tool for Evaluating Complex School Reform Initiatives. Ann G. Bessell, Marisa Collett Burke, Miriam Pacheco Plaza, Okhee Lee, and Jeanne Shay Schumm

Rapid Assessment of Access to Primary Care in Remote Parts of the Developing World. Jonathan B. Baker, Andrew W. Bazemore, and C. Jeffrey Jacobson, Jr.

Issue 4, November 2008

When There Is More than One Answer Key: Cultural Theories of Postpartum Hemorrhage in Matlab, Bangladesh. Daniel J. Hruschka, Lynn M. Sibley, Nahid Kalim, and Joyce K. Edmonds

Reflecting on the Experience Sampling Method in the Qualitative Research Context: Focus on Knowledge Production and Power during the Data-Collection Process. Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, Regina Bussing, Pamela Williamson, and Fredline M’Cormack-Hale

Real or Virtual? Response Behavior in Video-Enhanced Self-Administered Computer Interviews. Joachim Gerich

The Use of Client-side Paradata in Analyzing the Effects of Visual Layout on Changing Responses in Web Surveys. Michael J. Stern

On the Validity of Cross-Cultural Social Studies Using Student Samples. Sergej Flere and Miran Lavric

Book Review: Method and Meaning in Polls and Surveys, by Howard Schuman. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2008. 230 pp. Tom W. Smith