Trend Studies With Survey Sample and Census Data

  title={Trend Studies With Survey Sample and Census Data},
  author={Norval D. Glenn and W. Parker Frisbie},
The sociological literature has long been replete with statements about the need for more studies with a temporal dimension. Until recently, however, a large majority of published sociological studies have had only limited temporal depth, at best, and thus have tended to give a static view of the phenomena studied. Only in the past few years has there been a substantial increase in studies that utilize data collected over a period of years or decades. This increase can be largely attributed to… CONTINUE READING