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Lecture 5.5 Scales and Typologies
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Scale Constructed by assigning scores to patterns of responses, recognizing that some items reflect a weak degree of the variable while others reflect something stronger.
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Techniques of Scale Construction Bogardus social distance scale - measures the willingness of people to participate in social relations of varying degrees of closeness. Consider for a moment a typical Latino/a-American Do you mind if they live in this country? Do you mind if they live in the same neighborhood? Do you mind if they live next to you? Would you have them as a close friend? Would you mind them marrying into your family? Would you personally date them? Would you marry them?
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Techniques of Scale Construction Thurstone scales - judges determine the intensity of different indicators. Researcher selects several indicators of a variable and gives them to a panel of judges. Each judge assigns a value, say 1-13, ranking the
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