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Product Description: When discussing large social trends or experiences, we tend to group people into generations. But what does it mean to be part of a generation, and what gives that group meaning and coherence? It's collective memory, say Amy Corning and Howard Schuman, and in Generations and Collective Memory, they draw on an impressive range of research to show how generations share memories of formative experiences, and how understanding the way those memories form and change can help us understand society and history...read more

Hardcover:

9780226282527 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 31, 2015, cover price $90.00

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9780226282664 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 31, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: When discussing large social trends or experiences, we tend to group people into generations.

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Product Description: Howard Schuman is one of the premier scholars of social surveys. His expertise concerns the way questions about attitudes and beliefs are worded and the effects questions have on the answers people give. However, Method and Meaning in Polls and Surveys is less about the substance of wording effects and more about approaches to interpreting the respondent’s world, and how surveys can make that world understandable―though often in ways not anticipated by the researcher...read more

Hardcover:

9780674028272 | Harvard Univ Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Howard Schuman is one of the premier scholars of social surveys.

Paperback:

9780674060432 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, March 11, 2011), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Howard Schuman is one of the premier scholars of social surveys.

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Product Description: A Telescope on Society seeks to convey the development of social science in the twentieth century through its interaction with a major new instrument for gathering data about society-survey research. The story of survey research and social science is largely told by social scientists affiliated with the Survey Research Center (SRC) and Institute for Social Research (IRS) at the University of Michigan about work done there...read more
By James S. House (editor), F. Thomas Juster (editor), Robert L. Kahn (editor), Howard Schuman (editor) and Eleanor Singer (editor)

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9780472098484 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: A Telescope on Society seeks to convey the development of social science in the twentieth century through its interaction with a major new instrument for gathering data about society-survey research.

Paperback:

9780472068487 | Univ of Michigan Pr, April 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A Telescope on Society seeks to convey the development of social science in the twentieth century through its interaction with a major new instrument for gathering data about society-survey research.

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Product Description: This new edition brings fully up-to-date a book widely praised for its clear and objective presentation of changes in American racial attitudes during the second half of the twentieth century.The book retains the division of racial attitudes into principles of equality, government implementation of those principles, and social distance, but adds questions concerning affirmative action and beliefs about sources of inequality...read more
By Howard Schuman (editor)

Hardcover:

9780674745681 | Rev sub edition (Harvard Univ Pr, February 1, 1998), cover price $66.50 | About this edition: This new edition brings fully up-to-date a book widely praised for its clear and objective presentation of changes in American racial attitudes during the second half of the twentieth century.
9780674745742 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 28, 1985, cover price $53.50 | About this edition: This book traces changes in American attitudes toward racial issues that have taken place between the 1940s and the 1980s--a crucial period that encompasses the civil rights revolution, the growth of black militancy and white resistance, and the enactment of affirmative-action legislation.

Paperback:

9780674745698 | Revised edition (Harvard Univ Pr, February 25, 1998), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: This new edition brings fully up-to-date a book widely praised for its clear and objective presentation of changes in American racial attitudes during the second half of the twentieth century.
9780674745735 | Reprint edition (Harvard Univ Pr, September 1, 1988), cover price $33.50 | About this edition: This book traces changes in American attitudes toward racial issues that have taken place between the 1940s and the 1980s--a crucial period that encompasses the civil rights revolution, the growth of black militancy and white resistance, and the enactment of affirmative-action legislation.

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Product Description: Comprehensive in its coverage, Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys covers such issues as question order and response order effects; the lack of overlap between respondent-generated categories for open-ended questions and the closed categories generated by research, even with extensive pre-testing with open questions; the effects of explicitly offering respondents a "don't know" or a middle opinion alternative; attitude strength and its relation to reliability; and issues of wording tone...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780126313505 | Academic Pr, October 1, 1981, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: Comprehensive in its coverage, Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys covers such issues as question order and response order effects; the lack of overlap between respondent-generated categories for open-ended questions and the closed categories generated by research, even with extensive pre-testing with open questions; the effects of explicitly offering respondents a "don't know" or a middle opinion alternative; attitude strength and its relation to reliability; and issues of wording tone.

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9780761903598 | Reprint edition (Sage Pubns, March 1, 1996), cover price $98.00 | About this edition: Comprehensive in its coverage, Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys covers such issues as question order and response order effects; the lack of overlap between respondent-generated categories for open-ended questions and the closed categories generated by research, even with extensive pre-testing with open questions; the effects of explicitly offering respondents a "don't know" or a middle opinion alternative; attitude strength and its relation to reliability; and issues of wording tone.

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Describes the international job market, identifies the qualities necessary to succeed oversees, and gives advice on handling interviews

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9780471635758 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 1988, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Describes the international job market, identifies the qualities necessary to succeed oversees, and gives advice on handling interviews

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9780879441586 | Univ of Michigan Survey Research, June 1, 1974, cover price $12.00

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Product Description: How has American society changed over the last fifteen years? Do we raise our children differently now than in 1953? Has women's liberation produced a shift in attitudes toward marriage or altered our idea about appropriate activities for women? Have our attitudes toward race undergone a significant revision?In this challenging volume, three eminent sociologists examine questions like these in the light of hard data which have become available, year by year, over the last two decades...read more

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9780871542168 | Russell Sage Foundation, October 1, 1973, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: How has American society changed over the last fifteen years?

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