Week 6.1 - Indexes, Scales & Typologies

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Unformatted text preview: structures among the indicators (p.177) We will look at 4 scales: Bogardus Social Distance Scale Likert Scales Semantic Differential Guttman Scales Bogardus Social Distance Scale Created by Emory Bogardus, measures the social distance separating groups from each other. Questions decrease the distance between respondent and “other” group member. Typical Example: Are you willing to permit ______ to live in your country? Are you willing to permit ______ to live in your community? Are you willing to permit ______ to live in your neighborhood? Woul...
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