Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Cross-Cultural Research$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780195382501

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 07 December 2019

Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: An Illustration With American Indians in the United States

Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: An Illustration With American Indians in the United States

Chapter:
(p.15) 2 Conducting Mixed-Methods Research: An Illustration With American Indians in the United States
Source:
Cross-Cultural Research
Author(s):

Jorge Delva

Paula Allen-Meares

Sandra L. Momper

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0002

In this chapter we utilize two studies to describe the application of mixed-methods research. Study 1 was an explanatory study of the intersection of maternal gambling, parenting, self-efficacy, depression, social supports, and child behavior problems among American Indians living on a rural Midwestern reservation. This is followed by a detailed explanation of the ways by which this initial study led to a second study on gambling, alcohol, smoking, and drug use on the reservation. This chapter uses information from both studies to illustrate the design and implementation of mixed-methods research in a culturally sensitive manner. The breadth and depth of the topics covered in this chapter provide substantial support for the position that mixed-methods research is a particularly important research approach for researchers who are trying to conduct research in a way that bridges the gap between a dominant culture and diverse cultural groups.

Keywords:   mixed-methods, american Indians, qualitative, quantitative, focus groups, talking circles, gambling, drug use, cigarettes, alcohol use, reservation, rural, insider/outsider roles, women, mothers

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .