Qualitative Sociology Review 2019 Volume XV Issue 1
Articles1. Redefining the Sociological Paradigm: Emile Durkheim and the Scientific Study of Morality
2. What Support? Foucault, Power, and the Construction of Rape
3. The Trials and Tribulations of Zimbabwean Precarious Women Workers in Johannesburg: A Cry for Help?
4. Constructing Masculinity in Women’s Retailers: An Analysis of the Effect of Gendered Market Segmentation on Consumer Behavior
ERIC FILICE, ELENA NEITERMAN, SAMANTHA B. MEYER
5. “I Mean, Define Meaningful!”: Accounts of Meaningfulness among Restaurant Employees
AMANDA MICHIKO SHIGIHARA
6. Uncloaking the Researcher: Boundaries in Qualitative Research
7. The Return of the Surreal: Towards a Poetic and Playful Sociology
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)This article argues that the time is ripe to reacquaint sociology and surrealism. Taking inspiration from surrealism’s emphasis on making the ordinary strange through bizarre, lively and sometimes haunting methods might ...
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)Qualitative researchers are expected to engage in reflexivity, whereby they consider the impact of their own social locations and biases on the research process. Part of this practice involves the consideration of boundaries ...
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)Drawing on ethnographic data collected over a five-year period, this study addresses the complex topic of what constitutes meaningful lives. This research examines restaurant employees’ accounts of meaningfulness in and ...
The Trials and Tribulations of Zimbabwean Precarious Women Workers in Johannesburg: A Cry for Help? (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)There is a growing literature on the conditions of Zimbabwean women working as migrant workers in South Africa, specifically in cities like Johannesburg. Based on in-depth interviews and documentary analysis, this empirical ...
Constructing Masculinity in Women’s Retailers: An Analysis of the Effect of Gendered Market Segmentation on Consumer Behavior (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)While gender-based differences in consumer behavior have been previously investigated within the context of gender-neutral or unisex retailers, men’s behavior in women’s retailers remains largely unexplored. Furthermore, ...
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)This paper is concerned with the social and cultural constructions of male rape in voluntary agencies, England. Using sociological, cultural, and post-structural theoretical frameworks, mainly the works of Foucault, I ...
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2019)Whereas Emile Durkheim (1858-1917) has long been envisioned as a structuralist, quantitative, and positivist sociologist, some materials that Durkheim produced in the later stages of his career—namely, Moral Education (1961 ...