This article is published from a research and development project named the Bambi-project.
Q methodology was applied with 20 visual statements depicting a range of feelings for five-year-old children from Norwegian daycare centers to sort according to a “How you generally feel?” condition of instruction. The issues resulting from this work are ethical considerations, methodological reflections, and practical concerns.
Keywords: Ethics, children’s feelings, divorce, Q methodology, visual images
Thorsen, A. A. & Størksen, I. (2010). Ethical, Methodological, and Practical Reflections when using Q Methodology in Research with Young Children. Operant Subjectivity: The International Journal of Q Methodology, 33 (1/2), 3-25.
The Research Council of Norway supported the project through grant number 187572/S20.