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Handbook of survey research

Author: Rossi, Peter Henry ; Wright, James D. ; Anderson, Andy B. Series: Quantitative studies in social relations Publisher: Academic Press, 1983.Language: EnglishDescription: 755 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0125982275 ; 0125982267Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Handbook of Survey Research CONTRIBUTORS PREFACE Chapter 1 xiii xv Sample Surveys: History, Current Practice, and Future Prospects Peter H. Rossi, James D. Wright. and Andy B. Anderson Introduction A Short History of Sample Surveys Survey Research in the 1980s Current Developments and Issues in Survey Research The Handbook of Survey Research References 1.1. 1.2. 1.3. 1.4. 1.5. 1 2 9 15 18 19 Chapter 2 Sampling Theory Martin Frankel 2.1. 2.2. 2.3. 2.4. 2.5. Introduction Stratified Sampling Cluster Sampling Advanced Topics Further Reading and Other Topics Bibliography 21 37 47 57 65 66 Chapter 3 Measurement George W. Bohrnstedt 3.1. 3.2. Measurement Platonic and Classical True Scores 70 70 3.3. 3.4. 3.5. 3.6. 3.7. 3.8. 3.9. Reliability and Validity Defined The Effect of Unreliability on Statistical Estimates Reliability as a Function of the Number of Independent Measures Types of Reliability Factor Analysis and Internal Consistency Validity Conclusion References 73 74 17 79 89 97 114 115 Chapter 4 Management of Survey Organizations Kenneth Prewitt 4.1. 4.2. 4.3. 4.4. Introduction The Goals of a Survey Research Organization The Management Issue A Personal Postscript References 123 125 133 143 144 Chapter 5 Applied Sampling Seymour Sudman 5.1. 5.2. 5.3. 5.4. 5.5. 5.6. 5.7. 5.8. 5.9. 5.10. 5.11. 5.12. 5.13. 5.14. 5.15. 5.16. 5.17. 5.18. 5.19. 5.20. 5.21. 5.22. 5.23. 5.24. 5.25. 5.26. Introduction How Good Does the Sample Need to Be? Inappropriate Sample Designs The Use of Biased Samples for Screening Defining the Population Problems with Overdefining the Population Operational Definitions of the Population Small-Scale Sampling with Limited Resources A Credibility Scale Examples Simple Random Sampling Random Numbers Systematic Sampling Are Systematic Samples Simple Random Samples? The Uses and Limitations of Lists Blanks and Ineligibles on Lists Duplications Omissions from Lists The Use of Telephone Directories and Random Digit Dialing Screening for Special Populations How Big Should the Sample Be? Current Sample Sizes Used The Reasons for Stratified Sampling Appropriate and Inappropriate Uses of Stratification The Strata Are of Primary Interest Variances Differ between Strata 145 146 149 150 150 152 153 153 154 158 163 164 166 169 170 172 173 175 177 179 180 180 182 182 185 186 5.27. 5.28. Costs Differ by Strata Additional Reading References 190 191 192 Chapter 6 Questionnaire Construction and Item Writing Paul B. Sheatsley 6.1. 6.2. 6.3. 6.4. 6.5. 6.6. 6.7. 6.8. 6.9. 6.10. 6.11. 6.12. 6.13. Introduction Standardized Questionnaires Mode of Administration Type of Sample to Be Interviewed Qualities of a Good Questionnaire Deciding on Content Writing the Questions Question Order and Format Pretesting Back to the Drawing Board Data-Base Considerations Other Types of Instruments and Materials Summary References 195 196 198 199 200 202 205 219 225 227 228 229 230 230 Chapter 7 Measurement: Theory and Techniques Andy E. Anderson, Alexander Basilevsky, and Derek P. J, Hum 7.1. 7.2. 7.3. 7.4. Introduction Measurement Theory Scaling Techniques Concluding Remarks Bibliography 231 236 246 281 281 Chapter 8 Response Effects Norman M. Bradburn 8.1. 8.2. 8.3. 8.4. Introduction Model for Conceptualizing Factors That Affect Responses Empirical Studies of Response Effects Conclusions References 289 291 293 318 318 Chapter 9 Data Collection: Planning and Management Eve Weinberg 9.1. 9.2. Objectives of the Survey Interview Tasks to Accomplish the Objectives 329 330 9.3. Summary References 357 357 Chapter 10 Mail and Other Self-Administered Questionnaires Don A. Dillman Introduction The Total Design Method Limitations of Mail Surveys Costs Other Self-Administered Questionnaires Conclusion References 10.1. 10.2. 10.3. 10.4. 10.5. 10.6. 359 360 368 370 373 376 376 Chapter 11 Computers in Survey Research Nancy Karweit and Edmund D. Meyers, Jr. Introduction Instrument Design Sampling Field Monitoring Coding and Editing Data Capture Data Cleaning Scale-Index Construction Data Base Organization Data Retrieval Statistical Analysis Documentation Report Writing Concluding Remarks References 11.1. 11.2. 11.3. 11 .4. 11.5. 11.6. 11.7. 11.8. 11.9. 11.10. 11.11. 11.12. 11.13. 11.14. 379 379 382 384 386 387 392 391 398 404 408 409 41 1 412 413 Chapter 12 Missing Data Andy B. Anderson. Alexander Basilevsky, and Derek P. J. Hum Introduction The Analysis of Experimental Design Models Using Incomplete Data 12.3. Missing Data in Survey Samples 12.4. Regression Analysis with Incomplete Observations 12.5. Other Multivariate Models 12.6. Summary References 12.1. 12.2. 415 420 434 449 469 479 481 Chapter 13 Applications of the General Linear Model to Survey Data Richard A. Berk Introduction The Two-Variable Regression Model The Multivariate Model Some Common Problems with the Multivariate Model Some Concluding Observations References 13.1. 13.2. 13.3. 13.4. 13.5. 495 496 522 534 542 543 Chapter 14 Analyzing Qualitative Data D. Garth Taylor Introduction Modeling the Distribution of Cases in a Contingency Table Latent Structure Analysis Linear Models for Qualitative Data Conclusion References 14.1. 14.2. 14.3. 14.4. 14.5. 547 549 564 574 60 I 606 Chapter 15 Causal Modeling and Survey Research Ross M. Stolzenberg and Kenneth C. Land Introduction Some Basic Principles of Nonexperimental Causal Inference Some Types of Recursive Causal Models and Their Representation 15.4. Some Uses of Nonrecursive Causal Models 15.5. Conclusion References 15.1. 15.2. 15.3. 613 615 631 658 671 672 Chapter 16 Surveys as Social Indicators: Problems in Monitoring Trends Elizabeth Martin 16.1. Introduction 677 679 681 729 737 745 16.2. Two Puzzles: Assessing Trends in Criminal Victimization and Confidence in American Institutions Sources of Survey Noncomparability 16.4. Conclusions and Recommendations References 16.3. INDEX

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