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Racial Attitudes in America: Trends and Interpretations
Preface to the Revised Edition Preface to the 1985 Edition Theoretical and Historical Perspectives Problems in Studying Changes in Racial Attitudes Trends in White Racial Attitudes Sources of Change
Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys: Experiments on Question Form, Wording, and Context
Scope and Method Question Order and Response Order Open versus Closed Questions The Assessment of No Opinion The Fine Line between Attitudes and Nonattitudes Measuring a Middle Position Balance and
Effort and Reward: The Assumption that College Grades Are Affected by Quantity of Study
The relation between college grades and self-reported amount of effort uas examined in four major and several minor investigations of undergraduates in a large state university. Grades were
Public Beliefs About the Beliefs of the Public
Perceptions of the opinions of others are examined on a variety of issues using data from three sample surveys of metropolitan Detroit. A greal deal of inaccuracy in such perception is evident. Three
The Effect of the Question on Survey Responses: A Review
(Read before the ROYAL STATISTICAL SOCIETY at a meeting organized by the SOCIAL STATISTICS SECTION Oll Wednesday, September 30th, 1981, Professor G. HOINVILLE in the Chair) SUMMARY The paper reviews
Attitude intensity, importance, and certainty and susceptibility to response effects.
Changes in attitude question form, wording, and context have repeatedly been shown to produce change in responses. It is often assumed that such response effects are less pronounced among individuals