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Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide, Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker

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Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide
Title
Designing and conducting survey research
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a comprehensive guide
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Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker
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eng
Summary
(Publisher-supplied data) Updated and expanded to include additional statistical techniques and a broader array of exercises, this second edition of Rea and Parker's foundational tool is a complete, practical guide to conducting sample survey research. In a comprehensive manner, it explains all major components of survey research including construction of the instrument, administration of the process, and analysis and reporting of results. Building on the strength of the original book, the second edition:? Provides a wealth of statistical analysis and techniques to create a complete guide to the survey research process? Includes an expanded group of exercises and examples covering a broad base of subjects? Discusses the emerging importance of focus groups in preparing survey questionnaires and in analyzing survey findings Clear, concise, and accessible, this guide explains how to conduct a survey research project from start to finish. Further, it shows how this research method can be applied in such diverse fields as urban affairs, social science, and public administration. Designing and Conducting Survey Research is an excellent tool that will help both professionals and students understand and explain the validity of sample survey research
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Rea, Louis M
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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1947-
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Parker, Richard A.
Series statement
A Joint publication in the Jossey-Bass social and behavioral sciences series, the Jossey-Bass public administration series, and the Jossey-Bass management series
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  • Sampling (Statistics)
  • Social surveys
  • Social sciences
  • Data Collection
  • Sampling Studies
  • Social Sciences
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Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide, Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-276) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
An overview of the sample survey process -- Designing effective questionnaires: basic guidelines -- Developing survey questions -- Utilizing focus groups in the survey research process -- Descriptive statistics: measures of central tendency and dispersion -- The theoretical basis of sampling --Confidence intervals and basic hypothesis testing -- Determining the sample size -- Selecting a representative sample -- Analyzing cross-tabulated data -- Testing the difference between means -- Regression and correlation -- Preparing an effective final report -- Resource A: table of areas of a standard normal distribution -- Resource B: glossary -- Resource C: answers to selected exercises
Control code
60664386
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9780787975463
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005017233
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780787975463
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Designing and conducting survey research : a comprehensive guide, Louis M. Rea, Richard A. Parker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An overview of the sample survey process -- Designing effective questionnaires: basic guidelines -- Developing survey questions -- Utilizing focus groups in the survey research process -- Descriptive statistics: measures of central tendency and dispersion -- The theoretical basis of sampling --Confidence intervals and basic hypothesis testing -- Determining the sample size -- Selecting a representative sample -- Analyzing cross-tabulated data -- Testing the difference between means -- Regression and correlation -- Preparing an effective final report -- Resource A: table of areas of a standard normal distribution -- Resource B: glossary -- Resource C: answers to selected exercises
Control code
60664386
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvi, 283 pages
Isbn
9780787975463
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005017233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780787975463
Other physical details
illustrations

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