Design, evaluation, and analysis of questionnaires for survey research / Willem E. Saris, Irmtraud N. Gallhofer.

Author
Saris, Willem E. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2007.
Description
vii, 376 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Related name
Series
Wiley series in survey methodology. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-372) and index.
Contents
Pt. I. The three-steps procedure to design requests for an answer -- 1. Concepts-by-postulation and concepts-by-intuition -- 2. From social science concepts-by-intuition to assertions -- 3. The formulation of requests for an answer -- Pt. II. Choices involved in questionnaire design -- 4. Specific survey research features of requests for an answer -- 5. Response alternatives -- 6. The structure of open-ended and closed survey items -- 7. Survey items in batteries -- 8. Mode of data collection and other choices -- Pt. III. The effects of survey characteristics on data quality -- 9. Criteria for the quality of survey measures -- 10. Estimation of reliability, validity and method effects -- 11. Split ballot MTMM designs -- 12. Estimation of the effects of measurement characteristics on the quality of survey questions -- Pt. IV. Applications in social science research -- 13. Prediction and improvement of survey requests by SQP -- 14. The quality of measures for concepts-by-postulation -- 15. Correction for measurement error in survey data analysis -- 16. Coping with measurement error in cross-cultural research.
ISBN
  • 9780470114957 (cloth)
  • 0470114959 (cloth)
LCCN
2007001697
OCLC
80358503
RCP
C - S