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1941: The Sample Survey and the Modern Rational Nation

Mike Savage

in Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the remarkable proliferation of social survey research in Great Britain from the 1950s and shows how it created a distinctive politics of the abstracted individual articulated ... More


An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Ray Chambers and Robert Clark

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This book is an introduction to the model-based approach to survey sampling. It consists of three parts, with Part I focusing on estimation of population totals. Chapters 1 and 2 introduce survey ... More


The Income Concept

Fred Campano and Dominick Salvatore

in Income Distribution: Includes CD

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195300918
eISBN:
9780199783441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195300912.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The definition of income in developed and developing countries is introduced. The use of household sample surveys to gather information on income distribution is discussed as well as the derived ... More


The Model-Based Approach

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

The model-based (or prediction) approach to sample survey inference is described. Population values of variables of interest are assumed to be generated by a stochastic model, the so-called ... More


Introduction

Raymond L. Chambers and Robert G. Clark

in An Introduction to Model-Based Survey Sampling with Applications

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780198566625
eISBN:
9780191738449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566625.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

This chapter explains how sample surveys fit into the world of statistical data collections. Some key concepts such as populations, sampling frames and population models are defined. Non-informative ... More


Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Mike Savage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book examines how, between 1940 and 1970, British society was marked by the imprint of the academic social sciences in profound ways that have an enduring legacy on how we see ourselves, ... More


Revolution or Evolution? The 2007 Scottish Elections

John Curtice and David McCrone

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638994
eISBN:
9780748652891
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Scottish parliamentary and local elections of 2007 were significant for two key reasons: the SNP was brought to power for the first time in its history, posing a fundamental challenge to the ... More


Religion and Youth Identity in Postwar Bosnia Herzegovina

Ruqayya Yasmine Khan

in The Study of Children in Religions: A Methods Handbook

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776469
eISBN:
9780814777466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776469.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter offers scholars a nonethnographic way to explore children's religious worlds with an in-depth analysis of the author's experiences developing surveys with Bosnian Muslim high school ... More


Household Budgets

Stefano Chianese

in Measuring Wellbeing: A History of Italian Living Standards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199944590
eISBN:
9780190218850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944590.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Historical sources play a key role in the reconstruction of the Italian population’s living standards over time. Scholars need data that can objectively document the consumption behaviors and ... More


Behaving—Churchgoing

Clive D. Field

in Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Unlike membership, where different criteria applied, churchgoing was a common denominator of religious practice, accepted by all Christians. Data derive from major Churches and censuses, which were ... More


Clarifying Social Identity Through Group Interaction

in Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter presents empirical evidence from participant observation and national sample survey data of the processes through which small groups of people create contexts of understanding and the ... More


Believing—Attitudes

Clive D. Field

in Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although most Britons judged religion was losing its influence on national life, and there was some diminution in the public standing of Church and clergy, the overwhelming majority continued to ... More


Believing—Beliefs and Experience

Clive D. Field

in Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Belief in the supernatural remained strong, especially among women, albeit a hybrid of orthodoxy, heterodoxy, and folklore, individually or communally customized in a ‘pick-and-mix’ of convictions ... More


Talking Politics in a Context of Understanding

in Talking about Politics: Informal Groups and Social Identity in American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226872186
eISBN:
9780226872216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226872216.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes how the social identities communicated in group contexts are used by the members of the group to talk about politics. Data from the participant observations show how groups use ... More


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