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A telescope on society [electronic resource] : survey research and social science at the University of Michigan and beyond / James S. House ... [et al.], editors ; with a foreword by David L. Featherman.

Contributor(s): House, James S, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xix, 490 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780472023813 (electronic bk.); 0472023810 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social surveys -- United States -- History | University of Michigan. Survey Research Center -- History | University of Michigan. Institute for Social Research -- History | University of Michigan. Survey Research Center -- Histoire | University of Michigan. Institute for Social Research -- Histoire | Enqu�etes sociales -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Ann Arbor (Mich.) -- University of Michigan | Empirische Sozialforschung | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Methodology | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Research | University of Michigan. Survey Research Center -- History | University of Michigan. Institute for Social Research -- HistoryGenre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung. | Aufsatzsammlung. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Telescope on society.DDC classification: 300/.7/23 Other classification: AL 91900 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The development and contribution of survey research as a scientific instrument and social institution / James S. House ... [et al.] -- Survey methodology / Robert M. Groves ... [et al.] -- Voting and electoral behavior / Philip E. Converse and Donald R. Kinder -- Survey research and political socialization / M. Kent Jennings -- Psychology and macroeconomics / Richard T. Curtin -- Evolution and change in family income, wealth, and health : the panel study of income dynamics, 1968-2000 and beyond / Greg J. Duncan, Sandra L. Hofferth, and Frank P. Stafford -- Survey research in the study of organizations / Robert L. Kahn -- Understanding and improving the mental health of populations / Richard H. Price -- The psychosocial nature of physical health / James S. House and George A. Kaplan -- The social demography of fertility : some contributions of American surveys / Arland Thornton and William G. Axinn -- Studying the transition from youth to adulthood : impacts on substance use and abuse / Patrick M. O'Malley ... [et al.] -- Research on aging / A. Regula Herzog, Robert J. Willis, and David R. Weir -- Racial attitudes : developments and divisions in survey research / Donald R. Kinder and Howard Schuman -- Surveying the black American population / James S. Jackson and David R. Williams -- Survey research and social science : retrospected and prospect / James S. House ... [et al.].
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The development and contribution of survey research as a scientific instrument and social institution / James S. House ... [et al.] -- Survey methodology / Robert M. Groves ... [et al.] -- Voting and electoral behavior / Philip E. Converse and Donald R. Kinder -- Survey research and political socialization / M. Kent Jennings -- Psychology and macroeconomics / Richard T. Curtin -- Evolution and change in family income, wealth, and health : the panel study of income dynamics, 1968-2000 and beyond / Greg J. Duncan, Sandra L. Hofferth, and Frank P. Stafford -- Survey research in the study of organizations / Robert L. Kahn -- Understanding and improving the mental health of populations / Richard H. Price -- The psychosocial nature of physical health / James S. House and George A. Kaplan -- The social demography of fertility : some contributions of American surveys / Arland Thornton and William G. Axinn -- Studying the transition from youth to adulthood : impacts on substance use and abuse / Patrick M. O'Malley ... [et al.] -- Research on aging / A. Regula Herzog, Robert J. Willis, and David R. Weir -- Racial attitudes : developments and divisions in survey research / Donald R. Kinder and Howard Schuman -- Surveying the black American population / James S. Jackson and David R. Williams -- Survey research and social science : retrospected and prospect / James S. House ... [et al.].

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