Table of contents for Cross-cultural survey methods / edited by Janet Harkness, Fons van de Vijver, Peter Ph. Mohler.


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Contributors.
Preface.
PART I: INTRODUCTION.
PART II: DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION.
Questionnaire Design in Comparative Research (J. Harkness, et al.).
Questionnaire Translation (J. Harkness).
Communication and Social Cognition (M. Braun).
Developing Comparable Questions in Cross-National Surveys (T. Smith).
Culture-Sensitive Context Effects: A Challenge for Cross-Cultural Surveys (N. Schwarz).
Background Variables (M. Braun & P. Mohler).
Sampling and Estimation (S. Hader & S. Gabler).
PART III: ERROR AND COMPARATIVE SURVEYS.
Errors in Comparative Survey Research: An Overview (M. Braun).
Bias and Equivalence: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (F. Van de Vijver).
Nonresponse in Cross-Cultural and Cross-National Surveys (M. Couper & E. de Leeuw).
Data Collection Methods (K. Skjåk & J. Harkness).
Social Desirability in Cross-Cultural Research (T. Johnson & F. Van de Vijver).
PART IV: ANALYSIS OF COMPARATIVE DATA.
Bias and Substantive Analyses (F. Van de Vijver).
Multidimensional Scaling (J. Fontaine).
Cross-Cultural Equivalence with Structural Equation Modeling (J. Billiet).
Multitrait - Multimethod Studies (W. Saris).
Response Function Equality (W. Saris).
PART V: DOCUMENTATION AND SECONDARY ANALYSIS.
Using Published Survey Data (J. van Deth).
Documenting Comparative Surveys for Secondary Analysis (R. Uher & P. Mohler).
The Use of Meta-Analysis in Cross-National Studies (E. de Leeuw & J. Hox).
Glossary (T. Johnson).
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index. 


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Social sciences Research, Social surveys Methodology, Cross-cultural studies