Book Chapter - Publications


Williams, Nathalie and Dirgha Ghimire. Forthcoming. “Mixed Methods Data Collection in a Comparative International Context: New Technologies, New Opportunities for Social Science in Advances.” in Comparative Survey Methodology edited by Timothy P. Johnson, Beth-Ellen Pennell, Ineke A. L. Stoop, and Brita Dorer. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


McKendry-Smith, Emily. 2017. Enjoy the Heat of the Log and Heed the Advice of the Elders’: Religious, Educational, and Neighborhood Determinants of Parental Influence on Spousal Choice in Nepal. Pp. 1-26 in Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research, Vol. 11. Intimate Relationships and Social Change: The Dynamic Nature of Dating, Mating, and Coupling, edited by Christina L. Scott and Sampson Lee Blair, Bingley, UK: Emerald.


Mneimneh, Zeina, N., William G. Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire, Kristen L. Cibelli and Mohammad Salih Alkaisy. 2014. Conducting surveys in areas of armed conflict. Pp.134-156 in Hard- to-Survey Populations edited by R. Tourangeau, B. Edwards, T. P. Johnson, K. M. Wolter, and N. Bates. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.


Williams, Nathalie E., Arland Thornton, Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Linda C. Young-DeMarco. 2012. Nepali Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Behaviors, Plans, and Values. Pp. 155-185 in Migrant Labor in the Persian Gulf, edited by M. Kamrava and Z. Babar. London, UK: C. Hurt & Co. Ltd.


Thornton, Arland, Alexandra Achen, Jennifer S. Barber, Georgina Binstock, Wade M. Garrison, Dirgha J. Ghimire, Ronald Inglehart, Rukmalie Jayakody, Yang Jiang, Julie de Jong, Katherine King, Ron J. Lesthaeghe, Sohair Mehenna, Colter Mitchell, Mansoor Moaddel, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Nobert Schwarz, Guangzhou Wang, Y. Xie, Li-Shou Yang, Linda C. Young-DeMarco, and Katharine Yount. 2010. “Process and Method for Creating Questions and Protocols for an International Study of Developmental Idealism, Developmental Thinking, and Family Life.” Pp. 59-74 in Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts, edited by M. Braun, B. Edwards, J. Harkness, T. Johnson, L. Lyberg, P. Mohler, B. E. Pennell, and T. W. Smith. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.


Axinn, William G., Dirgha J. Ghimire, and Jennifer S. Barber. 2008. The Influence of Ideational Dimensions of Social Change on Family Formation in Nepal. Pp.251-280 in International Family Change: Ideational Perspectives, edited by R. Jayakody, A. Thornton and W. G. Axinn. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Thornton, Arland, Georgina Binstock, and Dirgha J. Ghimire. 2008. International Dissemination of Ideas about Development and Family Change. Pp. 19-44 in International Family Change: Ideational Perspectives, edited by R. Jayakody, A. Thornton, and W. G. Axinn. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.