Measuring Attitudes Cross-Nationally: Lessons from the by Roger Jowell, Caroline Roberts, Rory Fitzgerald, Gillian Eva

By Roger Jowell, Caroline Roberts, Rory Fitzgerald, Gillian Eva

This quantity is the 1st to be written by means of individuals of the overseas educational staff eager about the groundbreaking eu Social Survey (ESS) which has been designed to chart and clarify the interplay among Europe's altering associations and the attitudes, ideals and behaviour styles of its various populations. Measuring Attitudes Cross-nationally: classes from the eu Social Survey maps the speculation and perform of a uniquely cutting edge and rigorous multinational attitudinal social survey. it really is crucial studying for researchers around the social sciences that experience an curiosity within the layout, making plans or interpretation of cross-national social surveys.

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In any case, in a cross-national survey such as the ESS, it would not be possible to vire data collection costs between nations. So it is not appropriate to consider costs when determining sample allocation across nations. Achieving equivalence It is one thing to have a goal of equivalent samples and a concept of what equivalence should mean. It is quite another to achieve equivalence in practice. g. Park and Jowell, 1997) led us to believe that the process by which sample designs are developed, agreed and implemented is at least as important as the specification to which designs should adhere.

Geer, D. S. Weiss (eds), Institutions and the Person, Chicago: Aldine, pp. 318–341. Durkheim, E. (1964), The rules of the sociological method, 8th edition, New York: The Free Press. ESF (European Science Foundation), Standing Committee of the Social Sciences, (1996), The European Social Survey: Report of the SCSS Expert Group (April, 1996), Strasbourg: European Science Foundation. ESF (European Science Foundation), Standing Committee of the Social Sciences, (1999). The European Social Survey (ESS) – a Research Instrument for the Social Sciences in Europe: Summary, Strasbourg: ESF.

4). However, owing to a personnel change in the statistical department it was not possible to clarify details of the sample design subsequently. An improvement of the design in Round 3 is inevitable. qxd 42 3/9/2007 8:04 PM Page 42 MEASURING ATTITUDES CROSS-NATIONALLY from 324 (in Round 1) to 360 (in Round 2). In addition, the clustering (and resultant design effect) was further reduced by requiring the interviewer to visit only the tenth household after the starting address instead of the fifth.

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