Improving public opinion surveys : interdisciplinary innovation and the American national election studies / edited by John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (vi, 395 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781400840298; 1400840295; 9780691151458; 0691151458; 9780691151465; 0691151466; 1283303299; 9781283303293Subject(s): Election forecasting -- United States | Public opinion polls -- United States | Elections -- United States -- Public opinion | Public opinion -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Improving public opinion surveys.DDC classification: 324.9730072/3 LOC classification: JK2007 | .I57 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
pt. 1. The American National Election Studies : the "gold standard" for survey research -- pt. 2. Individual predispositions -- pt. 3. Political orientations and the media -- pt. 4. Perceptions of political institutions and groups -- pt. 5. Political issues -- pt. 6. Concluding thoughts and future directions.
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The American National Election Studies (ANES) is the premier social science survey program devoted to voting and elections. Conducted during the presidential election years and midterm Congressional elections, the survey is based on interviews with voters and delves into why they make certain choices. In this edited volume, John Aldrich and Kathleen McGraw bring together a group of leading social scientists that developed and tested new measures that might be added to the ANES, with the ultimate goal of extending scholarly understanding of the causes and consequences of electoral outcomes. The.