Scientific social surveys and research an introduction to the background, content, methods, principles and analysis of social studies by Pauline V. Young

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Previous edition: 1956.

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StatementPauline V. Young ...[et al.].
SeriesPrentice-Hall sociology series
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Paginationxvi, 576p. ;
Number of Pages576
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Nonresponse in Social Science Surveys: A Research Agenda also documents the increased use of information collected in the survey process in nonresponse adjustment. Topics Behavioral and Social Sciences — Surveys and Statistics.

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Chapter 3 SURVEY RESEARCH A survey is a method of collecting data in a consistent way. Survey research is useful for doc-umenting existing community conditions, characteristics of a population, and community opinion.

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