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Measurement in Social Science The Link Between Theory and Data

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ISBN-10: 0521299411

ISBN-13: 9780521299411

Edition: 1980

Authors: Richard A. Zeller, Edward G. Carmines

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This textbook is designed to bridge the gap between the theorist and the methodologist by presenting an integrated approach to measurement.
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/30/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 212
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Richard A. Zeller, Ph.D., 64, retired professor of statistics in the College of Nursing at Kent State University, died of malignant melanoma cancer on Thursday, April 16, at his home. Zeller retired in May 2008 but maintained his professional activity until shortly before his death. Dr. Zeller was fond of saying that he was "...in the business of jump-starting professional careers." He served on many thesis and dissertation committees, and worked with students and colleagues on the research design and statistical analysis of social and biological data. His clients were both local and international. He served as statistician on research projects in Thailand, Taiwan, Zambia, Scotland, and…    

nbsp;Edward G. Carmines is Warner O. Chapman Professor of Political Science and Rudy Professor at Indiana University. He is also the director of the Center on American Politics and the research director at the Center on Congress at Indiana University. His research focuses on American politics, especially elections, public opinion, and political behavior. He has published widely in the major journals in the discipline including the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics. He is the coauthor of seven books, two of which, Issue Evolution: Race and Transformation of American Politics, with James A. Stimson (Princeton University Press…    

Introduction to measurement
Factor analysis
Reliability
Validity
Evaluating systematic error
Integrating reliability and validity
Appendix: multiple indicators
Bibliography
Index