19.011 methodology of surveying

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 06:59:37 +0100

                Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 19, No. 11.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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         Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 06:46:03 +0100
         From: "Ken Cousins" <kcousins_at_gvpt.umd.edu>
         Subject: Re: 18.771 methodology of surveying?

>>> "Humanist Discussion Group Vol. 18, No. 771.
agreed to be required for a survey ... reference books on the subject?
I doubt this is exactly what you were looking for Willard, but here are
some network- and internet-based discussions, which everyone might not
have in their pool of readings:

Kossinets, G. (2004). Effects of missing data in social networks.
ArXiv.org. Ithaca, NY: 31.

Iyengar, S. and J. Fishkin (2003). First Online Deliberative Opinion
Poll Reveals Informed Opinions on World Problems. Stanford, CA and
Austin, TX, Political Communication Lab (Stanford), Center for
Deliberative Polling (UTA): 3.

Fricker Jr, R. D. and M. Schonlau (2002). "Advantages and Disadvantages
of Internet Research Surveys: Evidence from the Literature." Field
Methods 14(4): 347.

Solomon, D. J. (2001). "Conducting Web-Based Surveys." ERIC Digest.

Schonlau, M., J. Fricker, Ronald D, et al. (2001). Conducting Research
Surveys via E-mail and the Web. Santa Monica, CA, RAND.

Witte, J. C., L. M. Amoroso, et al. (2000). "Method and Representation
in Internet-Based Survey Tools: Mobility, Community, and Cultural
Identity in Survey2000." Social Science Computer Review 18(2): 179.

Liberman, S. and K. B. Wolf (1997). "The flow of knowledge: Scientific
contacts in formal meetings." Social Networks 19(3): 271-83.

Converse, J. M. and S. Presser (1986). Survey Questions: Handcrafting
the Standardized Questionnaire, Sage Publications.

Dijkstra, W. (1979). "Response bias in the survey interview; an
approach from balance theory." Social Networks 2(3): 285-304.



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