International Journal of Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods is run by the European Centre for Research, Training and Development, United Kingdom. The journal publishes outstanding academic, theoretical and methodological articles relating to quantitative, qualitative and research in professional and service settings. The journal covers issues addressed by researchers within academic and independent research organizations in different areas. The scope of the journal focuses on the on-going and emerging methodological debates across a verities of methods. These include mixed and comparative methods relating to philosophical, theoretical, ethical, political and practical issues. It is also an international medium for the publication of social research methodology and practices across a wide range of disciplines and avenue for researchers in different sectors to consider and evaluate methods as these relate to research practice. It also publishes book reviews of potential interest to readers. The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version of the journal is free access and downloads.