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Title Methods, theories, and empirical applications in the social sciences : Festschrift for Peter Schmidt / Samuel Salzborn, Eldad Davidov, Jost Reinecke (eds.)
Published Wiesbaden : Springer VS, [2012]
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Contents pt. 1. Introduction -- Introduction / Samuel Salzborn, Eldad Davidov and Jost Reinecke -- Politics, evidence, treatment, evaluation, responsibility -- The models PETER and PETER-S / Uli Wagner, Gunnar Lemmer, Judith Lanphen, Gesa Wemken and Jost Stellmacher, et al. -- The Research Program of the Rational Choice Approach: A Reconstruction / Karl-Dieter Opp -- Critique as Premise. Reflections on methodological commonalities between critical rationalism and critical theory / Samuel Salzborn -- Values, Attitudes, and Behavior / Icek Ajzen -- Toward Refining the Theory of Basic Human Values / Shalom Schwartz
pt. II. Methodological Developments -- Faked Interviews / Jörg Blasius and Jürgen Friedrichs -- Modeling traits and method effects as latent variables / Steffi Pohl and Rolf Steyer -- The Empirical Study of Ethical Issues in Survey Participation / Eleanor Singer -- Mixture Models for Longitudinal Analysis: Applications of Adolescents' Development of Delinquency / Jost Reinecke -- The Application of the Reasoned Action Approach to Survey Nonresponse / Galit Gordoni -- Multigroup and Multilevel Approaches to Measurement Equivalence / Joop J. Hox, Edith D. de Leeuw, Matthieu J.S. Brinkhuis and Jeroen Ooms -- When are item intercept differences substantively relevant in measurement invariance testing? / Bart Meuleman -- The impact of response format on attitude measurement / Dagmar Krebs
pt. III. Discrimination, Nationalism, and Authoritarianism -- Anomia and Discrimination / Sandra Legge and Wilhelm Heitmeyer -- Personal Threat, Collective Threat, and Discriminatory Attitudes. The Case of Foreign Workers in Israel / Moshe Semyonov and Anastasia Gorodzeisky -- Islamophobia in France: old prejudice in new clothes? / Nonna Mayer -- Minority Views of Competition: Attitudes of Israeli Arabs toward Labor Migrants and Noncitizen Palestinians / Rebeca Raijman and Oshrat Hochman -- The effect of individual characteristics on reports of socially desirable attitudes toward immigration / Daniel L. Oberski, Wiebke Weber and Mélanie Révilla -- Anti-Semitism in Austria and Germany -- Commonalities and differences / Hilde Weiss -- Being Jewish in Germany: Fragments from the analysis of a second-generation Holocaust survivor / Burkhard Brosig -- 'Ten years after' -- authoritarianism and ethnocentrism in Germany, 1996 and 2006 / Aribert Heyder, Eldad Davidov and Peter Schmidt -- Authoritarianism Research and the Role of Socialization / Christian Seipel, Susanne Rippl, Angela Kindervater and Gerda Lederer -- Measuring Authoritarianism with Different Sets of Items in a Longitudinal Study / Toni Toharudin, Johan H.L. Oud, Jaak B. Billiet and Henk Folmer -- The Relationship of Religious Fundamentalism, Right- Wing Authoritarianism, Social Dominance Orientation, and Prejudice Against Homosexuals -- An Empirical Test of a Causal Model / Jürgen Leibold and Steffen Kühnel
pt. IV. Identity Research -- What do citizens expect from a democracy? An invariance test and comparison between East and West Germany with the ISSP 2004 / Eldad Davidov and Michael Braun -- Turnout in new democracies / Nathaniel Beck and Athanassios Roussias -- Emotions toward the nation / Horst-Alfred Heinrich -- The Concept of European Identity: Overused and Underspecified? / Rossalina Latcheva, Georg Datler and Eva Rossbacher -- European Identity as a Contrast or an Extension of National Identity? On the Meaning of European Identity / Bettina Westle -- Constructions of EU Europe and National EU Concepts -- A Research Agenda / Claudia Wiesner -- The Role of Fear in the Surveillance State in Times of Terrorism: Explaining Attitudes towards New Governmental Security Measures / Christian Lüdemann and Christina Schlepper -- Culture of anxiety or culture of trust? Identity research in the bipolarity of aggression and peace / Thomas Blank -- Diversity in the Relationship between Perceived Ethnic Threat, Islamophobia, and (sub)national identity in Belgium: a combination of two approaches / Jaak Billiet, Eva Jaspaert and Marc Swyngedouw -- How national identification enhances anti-immigrant prejudice: Development and empirical test of individual-, contextual-, and cross-level explanations / Elmar Schlüter and Oliver Christ
pt. V. Social Structure / To what extent family planning can be seen as a rational decision making process? -- Yve Stöbel-Richter, Markus Zenger, Hendrik Berth and Elmar Brähler -- Theoretical and Empirical Background for the Description of Residential Areas / Jürgen H.P. Hoffmeyer-Zlotnik -- Evidenced-based approach to program evaluation for the next generation in Sweden / Ingrid Munck -- Social inequality in German higher education during the 20th century / Werner Georg -- The Incidence of the Need for Personal Assistance and Care: Objective Living Conditions and Subjective Assessments / Stefan Weick -- A Plea for Subject-Oriented and Gender-Sensitive (Quantitative) Research in Industrial Sociology / Bettina Langfeldt
Summary Annotation This volume focuses on the basic features of empirical social research in a methodical, methodological and theoretical perspective. From a political science, sociological and psychological perspective internationally renowned representatives discuss key issues of social research
Analysis Social sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Social sciences -- Methodology.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Salzborn, Samuel.
Davidov, Eldad.
Reinecke, Jost.
ISBN 3531188984 (electronic bk.)
9783531188980 (electronic bk.)