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Title Measuring attitudes cross-nationally [electronic resource] : lessons from the European Social Survey / editors, Roger Jowell [and others].

Imprint Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 272 pages) : illustrations
Note "Centre for Comparative Social Surveys at City University, London."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The European Social Survey as a measurement model / Roger Jowell [and others] -- How representative can a multi-nation survey be? / Sabine Hader, Peter Lynn -- Can questions travel successfully? / Willem E. Saris, Irmtraud Galhofer -- Improving the comparability of translations / Janet A. Harkness -- If it bleeds, it leads : the impact of media-reported events / Ineke Stoop -- Understanding and improving response rates / Jaak Billiet, Achim Koch, Michel Philippens -- Free and immediate access to data / Kirstine Kolsrud, Knut Kalgraff Skjak, Bjorn Henrichsen -- What is being learned from the ESS? / Peter Mohler -- Value orientations : measurement, antecedents and consequences across nations / Shalom H. Schwartz -- Patterns of political and social participation in Europe / Kenneth Newton, Jose Ramon Montero -- A continental divide? : social capital in the US and Europe / Pippa Norris, James Davis.
Summary This title maps the theory and practice of a uniquely innovative and rigorous multinational attitudinal social survey. It is essential reading for researchers across the social sciences that have an interest in the design, planning or interpretation of cross-national social surveys.
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Subject Public opinion polls -- Europe.
Public opinion -- Europe.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Jowell, Roger.
Centre for Comparative Social Surveys (Great Britain)
Other Form: Print version: Measuring attitudes cross-nationally. Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2007 9781412919814 1412919819 (DLC) 2005930122 (OCoLC)64555627
ISBN 9781849209458 (electronic bk.)
1849209456 (electronic bk.)
9781848604964 (electronic bk.)
1848604963 (electronic bk.)
9781412919814 (cased)
1412919819 (cased)
9781412919821 (pbk.)
1412919827 (pbk.)