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Execution of Population-Based Survey Experiments

Diana C. Mutz

in Population-Based Survey Experiments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144511
eISBN:
9781400840489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144511.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter aims to eliminate the need for others to learn by trial and error. The practical issues addressed here range from the process of explaining a population-based experiment to the ... More


Defining the Intervening and Explanatory Variables

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This is the second of four chapters that discusses the theoretical underpinnings of the research on democratization in southern Africa that is described in the book, as well as providing qualitative ... More


Internal Evidence for Continuity and Contact

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

in Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The study of internal (grammatical and discourse‐communicative) independent variables is distinguished from external social variables. Multivariate analysis is now logistic regression. Explanations ... More


Evaluating Group Outcomes Using Descriptive Designs

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This chapter begins with the difference between independent and dependent variables. It then describes three types of research designs. It introduces six ways to collect data on students. These ... More


A Multivariate Approach to Continuity, Contact, and Leveling

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

in Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Grouping categories are reconceptualized as independent variables. Pronoun rate is the dependent variable. The need for multivariate regression analysis is explained. The independent variables are ... More


Internal Evidence for Continuity and Leveling

Ricardo Otheguy and Ana Celia Zentella

in Spanish in New York: Language Contact, Dialectal Leveling, and Structural Continuity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199737406
eISBN:
9780199918621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737406.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Variable hierarchies and constraint hierarchies are first studied in baseline reference lects in both regions. Variable hierarchies are the same in both regions and remain the same cross‐regionally ... More


Multivariate Multiple Regression

Patrick Dattalo

in Analysis of Multiple Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773596
eISBN:
9780199332564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773596.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Multivariate multiple regression (MMR) is used to model the linear relationship between more than one independent variable (IV) and more than one dependent variable (DV). MMR is multiple because ... More


The question and the approach

David J. Gibson

in Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology, Second Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199671465
eISBN:
9780191792496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671465.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The essence of this chapter is to emphasize the importance of careful advanced planning in all plant population ecology research. The stage is set through presentation of a Q & A on ‘Some things you ... More


Multivariate Analysis of Variance: Overview and Key Concepts

Patrick Dattalo

in Analysis of Multiple Dependent Variables

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199773596
eISBN:
9780199332564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773596.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) as a generalization of the t-test and analysis of variance (ANOVA). The t-test is a strategy to test hypotheses about differences ... More


Analysing Chinese Influence: Challenges and Opportunities

Scott L. Kastner

in Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter provides an internal assessment and critique of this volume’s methodologies, and suggests how to advance the art of analysing China’s influence. It reviews the key ways in which the ... More


Introduction: The psychology of music in multimedia

Annabel J. Cohen, Scott D. Lipscomb, Siu-Lan Tan, and Roger A. Kendall

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

Music is often integrated into multimedia, and its impact on viewer-listeners is the focus of the book. The origins, ubiquity, and aesthetic and practical functions of multimedia are described, and ... More


Measuring Borrowing Portfolios and Group Strength

Jonas B. Bunte

in Raise the Debt: How Developing Countries Choose Their Creditors

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190866167
eISBN:
9780190909581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190866167.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how data for the statistical analysis were obtained. First, the dependent variable captures countries’ borrowing portfolios, that is, the share of loans obtained from a ... More


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