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Trends and Perspectives in Empirical Social Research - Ingwer Borg

Trends and Perspectives in Empirical Social Research

By: Ingwer Borg (Editor), Peter Ph. Mohler (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1994
ISBN: 9783110143119
Number Of Pages: 387
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Trends and Perspectives in Empirical Social Research is a comprehensive and authoritative volume on the state of the art in a wide range of approaches, methods, and techniques put together by an international group of senior scholars from all branches of empirical social research.
The volume includes chapters on social indicators, nationwide general social surveys, multinational surveys, cognitive and communicative aspects of survey measurement, official/census data, computer-assisted interviews, sampling, statistics and measurement, scaling, facet theory, causal modeling, attitude measurement, multilevel models, phenomenology, hermeneutic approaches, and content analysis.

Social Indicators Research: Societal Monitoring and Social Reporting
Nationwide General Social Surveys
Measurement in Multi-National Surveys
Cognitive and Communicative Aspects of Survey Measurement
Secondary Analysis of Official Microdata
Computer-Assisted Interviewing in Social and Market Research
The Study of Work Values: A Call for a More Balanced Perspective
Theory and Practice of Sample Surveys
Statistics and the Sciences
Measurement: The Reasonable Ineffectiveness of Mathematics in the Social Sciences
Nominal, Ordinal, Interval and Ratio Typologies are Misleading
Evolving Notions of Facet Theory
Factor Analysis in the 1980's and the 1990's: Some Old Debates and Some New Developments
Causal Modeling: Some Trends and Perspectives
Attitude Theory and Measurement: Implications for Survey Research
Reconciling Macro and Micro Perspectives by Multilevel Models: An Application to Regional Wage Differences
A Phenomenological Approach to Social Research: The Perspective of the Other
Hermeneutic Interpretation in Qualitative Research: Between Art and Rules
On the Integration of Quantitative and Qualitative Methodological Paradigms (Based on the Example of Content Analysis)
Trends and Perspectives in Content Analysis
About the Contributors
Name Index
Subject Index
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ISBN: 9783110143119
ISBN-10: 3110143119
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 387
Published: 1994
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.8

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