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Cohort Analysis (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences)

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ISBN13: 9780761922155
ISBN10: 0761922156
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Cohort Analysis, Second Edition covers the basics of the cohort approach to studying aging, social, and cultural change. This volume also critiques several commonly used (but flawed) methods of cohort analysis, and illustrates appropriate methods with analyses of personal happiness and attitudes toward premarital and extramarital sexual relations. Finally, the book describes the major sources of suitable data for cohort studies and gives the criteria for appropriate data.

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Cohort Analysis, Second Edition covers the basics of the cohort approach to studying aging, social, and cultural change. This volume also critiques several commonly used (but flawed) methods of cohort analysis, illustrates appropriate methods, and describes the major sources of suitable data for cohort studies. This edition:

Features a chapter on the analysis of survey data, including a discussion of the problems posed by question order effects when data from different surveys are used in a cohort analysis Emphasizes the difference between linear and nonlinear effects Gives instructions on how to use available data from cohort studies, such as the National Election Studies, the General Social Surveys, and the Census.

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agha3, August 27, 2009 (view all comments by agha3)
This book is an invaluable guide to the cohort analysis. Estimating age, period and cohort effects (known as the cohort analysis identyfication problem) is the point of departure for discussions of cohort analysis. It really can be complicated, but Glenn's explication makes the going much easier.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780761922155
Author:
Glenn, Norval D.
Publisher:
Sage Publications, Inc
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Research
Subject:
Cohort analysis.
Subject:
Sociology-Reference and Methodology
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences
Publication Date:
20050131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
8.40x6.34x.16 in. .19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Cohort Analysis, Second Edition covers the basics of the cohort approach to studying aging, social, and cultural change. This volume also critiques several commonly used (but flawed) methods of cohort analysis, and illustrates appropriate methods with analyses of personal happiness and attitudes toward premarital and extramarital sexual relations. Finally, the book describes the major sources of suitable data for cohort studies and gives the criteria for appropriate data.
"Synopsis" by , Cohort Analysis, Second Edition covers the basics of the cohort approach to studying aging, social, and cultural change. This volume also critiques several commonly used (but flawed) methods of cohort analysis, illustrates appropriate methods, and describes the major sources of suitable data for cohort studies. This edition:

Features a chapter on the analysis of survey data, including a discussion of the problems posed by question order effects when data from different surveys are used in a cohort analysis Emphasizes the difference between linear and nonlinear effects Gives instructions on how to use available data from cohort studies, such as the National Election Studies, the General Social Surveys, and the Census.

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