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Scale Development: Theory and Applications
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Sage Pubns
Publication date March 25, 2003
Pages 171
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780761926054
ISBN-10 0761926054
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.48 lbs.
Original list price $50.00
Summaries and Reviews
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A best-seller in its First Edition, Scale Development: Theory and Applications, Second Edition has been extensively updated and revised to address changes in the field and topics that have grown in importance since the First Edition. Widely adopted for graduate courses in departments such as Psychology, Public Health, Marketing, Nursing, and Education, this book will prove beneficial to applied researchers across the social sciences. New to the Second Edition are figures and practical tips for students, a new section on face validity (Chapter 4), a substantially expanded presentation of factor analysis (Chapter 6), a new chapter (7) on item response theory (IRT), coverage of qualitative procedures, and issues related to differential item functioning (Chapter 8).



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780761926047
 
2 edition from Sage Pubns (April 7, 2003)
9780761926047 | details & prices | 171 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $101.00
from Sage Pubns (July 1, 1991)
9780803937758 | details & prices | 5.75 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $80.95
About: Written at a highly accessible level, Scale Development guides the reader through the identification of the latent variable, the generation of an item pool, the format of measurement and the optimization of the scale length.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780761926054 Book cover for 9780803937765 Book cover for 9781412980449 Book cover for 9781506341569
 
4th edition from Sage Pubns (April 25, 2016)
9781506341569 | details & prices | 262 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $50.00
3 edition from Sage Pubns (June 1, 2011)
9781412980449 | details & prices | 205 pages | 5.50 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $58.00
About: This book presents complex concepts in a way that helps students to understand the logic underlying the creation, use, and evaluation of measurement instruments and to develop a more intuitive feel for how scales work.
The price comparison is for this edition
2 edition from Sage Pubns (March 25, 2003)
9780761926054 | details & prices | 171 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.48 lbs | List price $50.00
About: A best-seller in its First Edition, Scale Development: Theory and Applications, Second Edition has been extensively updated and revised to address changes in the field and topics that have grown in importance since the First Edition.
from Sage Pubns (July 1, 1991)
9780803937765 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $32.95
About: Written at a highly accessible level, Scale Development guides the reader through the identification of the latent variable, the generation of an item pool, the format of measurement and the optimization of the scale length.

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