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Review of Rein Taagepera, Making Social Sciences More Scientific

Here’s my review of Taagepera’s Making Social Sciences More Scientific, which is part of my effort to reduce reliance on survey research by promoting non-asking procedures for finding out what’s really going on; in this case, making and testing predictive/logical … Continue reading

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Survey Researchers and Public Opinion

Survey researchers/askers investigating public opinion have never agreed “`on what the public is and on what public opinion is’”.  That’s a conclusion of the Second International Conference on Public Opinion Research, 1947 (Rogers, The Pollsters, p.11) and here’s a 2008 … Continue reading

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