In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic.

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes

This book, published in 1991, is Volume 1 in the Measures of Social Psychological Attitudes series by Academic Press. Its editors are John P Robinson, Phillip R. Shaver, and Lawrence S. Wrightsman. The main items in the table of contents are reproduced below. Most chapters contain reference sections and directions for future research.

Chapter 1: Criteria for Scale Selection and Evaluation

  • John P. Robinson, Phillip R. Shaver, and Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Contents of This Volume
  • A Broader Conceptual Framework
  • Evaluative Criteria
  • Future Volumes
  • Bibliography

Chapter 2: Measurement and Control of Response Bias

  • Delroy L. Paulhus
  • Socially Desirable Responding
  • Measures Reviewed Here
  • Edwards Social Desirability Scale (Edwards, 1957)
  • Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale (Crowne & ...
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