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Social Measurement

Social Measurement - 01 edition

Social Measurement - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780761904076

ISBN10: 0761904077

Social Measurement by Donald T. Campbell and M. Jean Russo - ISBN 9780761904076
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Social Measurement by Donald T. Campbell and M. Jean Russo - ISBN 9780761904076

ISBN13: 9780761904076

ISBN10: 0761904077


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Author Bio

Campbell, Donald T. : Lehigh University


Russo, M . Jean

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART ONE: VALIDITY OF ATTITUDE AND PERSONALITY TESTS
Types of Validity
Construct, Trait, or Discriminant Validity
Multitrait-Multimethod Validity Matrix
Does the method of Measurement Add Irrelevancies or Does It Dilute?
The Current Status of Research on the Multitrait-Multimethod Validity Matrix
The Contemporary Philosophy of Science Appropriate to the Multitrait-Multimethod Validity Matrix
Biases in Attitude and personality Scales

PART TWO: INDIRECT MEASURES
Fifteen Validity Issues Affecting All Measures
Indirect Attitude Measures
Seating Patterns as an Attitude Index

PART THREE: QUALITATIVE AND ETHNOGRAPHIC APPROACHES
Qualitative Research Methods in program Evaluation
The Qualitative Case Study
Using the Anthropologist's Informants
The Translation of Personality and Attitude Tests
Field-Manual Anthropology

PART FOUR: THE USE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS
Administrative Records as ontinuous Experimental Laboratories for Experimental Innovations
Welfare Recipients and Social Workers as Judges of the Effectiveness of the Program

PART FIVE: ETHICS AND RIGHTS OF SUBJECTS
Preserving Confidentiality
Protection of Research Participants