The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology

The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology

By: Tom E. C. Smith (editor), Dominique Joye (editor), Yang-chih Fu (editor), Christof Wolf (editor)Hardback

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Survey Methodology is becoming a more structured field of research, deserving of more and more academic attention. The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology explores both the increasingly scientific endeavour of surveys and their growing complexity, as different data collection modes and information sources are combined. The handbook takes a global approach, with a team of international experts looking at local and national specificities, as well as problems of cross-national, comparative survey research. The chapters are organized into seven major sections, each of which represents a stage in the survey life-cycle: Surveys and Societies Planning a Survey Measurement Sampling Data Collection Preparing Data for Use Assessing and Improving Data Quality The SAGE Handbook of Survey Methodology is a landmark and essential tool for any scholar within the social sciences.

Contents

Part I: Basic Principles 1. Introduction - Yang-chih Fu, Dominique Joye, Tom W. Smith and Christof Wolf 2. Survey standards - Tom W. Smith 3. Total survey error: a paradigm for survey methodology - Lars E. Lyberg and Herbert F. Weisberg 4. Challenges of comparative survey research - Timothy P. Johnson and Michael Braun Part II: Surveys and Societies 5. Surveys and society - Claire Durand 6. Defining and assessing survey climate - Geert Loosveldt and Dominique Joye 7. The Ethical issues of survey and market research - Kathy Joe, Finn Raben and Adam Phillips 8. Observations on the historical development of polling - Kathleen A. Frankovic Part III: Planning a Survey 9. Research question and designs for survey research - Ben Jann and Thomas Hinz 10. Total survey error paradigm: : Theory and Practice - Paul P. Biemer 11. Survey mode or survey modes? - Edith de Leeuw and Jernej Berzelak 12. Surveying in multi-cultural and multi-national contexts - Beth-Ellen Pennell and Kristen Cibelli-Hibben 13. Surveys in societies in turmoil - Zeina N. Mneimneh, Beth-Ellen Pennell, Jennifer Kelley and Kristen Cibelli-Hibben Part IV: Measurement 14. What does Measurement Mean in a Survey Context? - Jaak Billiet 15. Cognitive models of answering processes - Kristen Miller and Gordon B. Willis 16. Designing questions and questionnaires - Jolene D. Smyth 17. Creating a good question: how to use cumulative experience - Melanie Revilla, Diana Zavala-Rojas and Willem Saris 18. Designing a mixed-mode survey - Don A. Dillman and Michelle L. Edwards 19. The Translation of Measurement Instruments for Cross-cultural Surveys - Dorothee Behr and Kuniaki Shishido 20. When Translation is not Enough: Background Variables in Comparative Surveys - Silke Schneider, Dominique Joye and Christof Wolf Part V: Sampling 21. Basics of sampling for survey research - Yves Tille and Alina Matei 22. Nonprobability sampling - Vasja Vehovar, Vera Toepoel and Stephanie Steinmetz 23. Special challenges of sampling for comparative surveys - Siegfried Gabler and Sabine Hader Part VI: Data Collection 24. Questionnaire pretesting - Gordon B. Willis 25. Survey fieldwork - Annelies G. Blom 26. Responsive and adaptive designs - Francois Laflamme and James Wagner 27. Unit nonresponse - Ineke A. L. Stoop 28. Incentives as a possible measure to increase response rates - Michele Ernst Stahli and Dominique Joye Part VII: Preparing Data for Use 29. Documenting Survey Data Across the Life Cycle - Mary Vardigan, Peter Granda and Lynette Hoelter 30. Weighting: principles and practicalities - Pierre Lavallee and Jean-Francois Beaumont 31. Analysis of data from stratified and clustered surveys - Stephanie Eckman and Brady T. West 32. Analytical Potential Versus Data Confidentiality - Finding the Optimal Balance - Heike Wirth 33. Harmonizing Survey Questions Between Cultures and Over Time - Christof Wolf, Silke L. Schneider, Dorothee Behr and Dominique Joye Part VIII: Assessing and Improving Data Quality 34. Survey data quality and measurement precision - Duane F. Alwin 35. Nonresponse error: detection and correction - Jelke Bethlehem and Barry Schouten 36. Response styles in surveys: understanding their causes and mitigating their impact - Caroline Roberts 37. Dealing with missing values - Martin Spiess 38. Another Look at Survey Data Quality - Victor Thiessen and Joerg Blasius 39. Assessment of cross-cultural comparability - Jan Cieciuch, Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt and Rene Algesheimer Part IX: Further Issues 40. Data preservation, secondary analysis, and replication: learning from existing data - Lynette Hoelter, Amy Pienta and Jared Lyle 41. Record linkage - Rainer Schnell 42. Supplementing cross-national surveys with contextual data - Jessica Fortin-Rittberger, David Howell, Stephen Quinlan and Bojan Todosijevic 43. The Globalization of surveys - Tom W. Smith and Yang-chih Fu

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  • ISBN13: 9781446282663
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 740
  • ID: 9781446282663
  • weight: 1460
  • ISBN10: 144628266X

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