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Author Thurstone, L. L. (Louis Leon), 1887-1955.

Title The Measurement of attitude : a psychophysical method and some experiments with a scale for measuring attitude toward the church / by L. L. Thurstone and E. J. Chave.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago press, 1929, 1970 printing.

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 Moore Stacks  BV602 .T5    Available  ---
Description xii, 96, [1] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents Theory of attitude measurement -- The objective description of attitude -- The possibility of measuring attitude -- The attitude variable -- The frequency distribution of attitudes -- A unit of measurement for attitudes -- Construction of an attitude scale -- Collections of opinions for the scale -- List of opinions about the church -- The sorting procedure -- The consistency of the individual subject -- The scales-values -- Graphical determination of the scales-values -- Reliability of the scale-values -- An objective criterion of ambiguity -- An objective criterion of irrelevance -- Informal criteria for the selection of opinions -- The experimental attitude scale -- Description of the scale -- Method of scoring -- Reliability of the score -- Application of the experimental scale -- Some actual distributions of attitude -- Alternative forms of frequency distributions -- Correlation between the attitude scores and self-rating -- Summary of applications -- Further studies of validity -- Some further problems in the measurement of attitude -- And alternative method of constructing the attitude scale -- The validity of the scale -- Two possible types of attitude scale
Subject Church.
Attitude (Psychology)
Added Author Chave, Ernest J. (Ernest John), 1886-1961.
ISBN 0226801101