Q-method: cross-border cooperation



The objective of this research was to identify and analyse stakeholders’ viewpoints on the facilitation of cross-border cooperation. We conducted interviews in the Dutch-German border region Rhine-Waal and applied a Q methodological approach. Factor rotation was applied to quantitative data and qualitative data was coded according to a prior defined coding tree.
Date made available8 Dec 2020
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Temporal coverageDec 2019 - Mar 2020
Geographical coverageThe Netherlands: Gelderland, Noordoost-Noord-Brabant and Noord-Limburg; Germany: Kreis Kleve, Kreis Geldern, Stadt Duisburg and Düsseldorf


  • Q-methodology
  • Cross-border region
  • Cooperation

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