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Developing cross-cultural measurement

Author: Thanh V Tran
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Pocket guides to social work research methods.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book aims to provide an overview of issues and techniques relevant to the development of cross-cultural measures and to provide the readers with a step-by-step approach to the assessment of cross-cultural equivalence of measurement properties. The readers are introduced to an overview of the definitions of culture and a brief discussion of cross-cultural anthropology, psychology, sociology, and political  Read more...
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Tran, Thanh V.
Developing cross-cultural measurement.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008037888
(OCoLC)249133920
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thanh V Tran
ISBN: 9780199724048 0199724040 9780195325089 0195325087
OCLC Number: 430930430
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 155 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1 Overview of Cross-Cultural Research; 2 Process of Cross-Cultural Instrument Development and Assessment; 3 Preliminary Steps in Cross-Cultural Instrument Development; 4 Adopting or Adapting Existing Instruments; 5 Developing New Instruments; 6 Assessing Measurement Equivalence; 7 Testing Cross-Cultural Measurement Invariance: LISREL Applications; 8 Concluding Comments: Measurement in Cross-Cultural Research; References; Index.
Series Title: Pocket guides to social work research methods.
Responsibility: Thanh V. Tran.
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This volume guides social work researchers in developing and assessing cross-cultural research measurements. Chapters illustrate how to formulate research questions, select observable indicators,  Read more...

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