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Do Open-Ended Questions Measure "Salient" Issues?
(Oxford University Press, 1991)
Closed-ended questions dominate most interview schedules. Yet the almost exclusive use of this form did not arise because open-ended questions, its major competitor, proved to be weak indicators of public opinion. Instead, ...
New Deal Issues and the American Electorate, 1952-1988
(Springer Verlag, 1992)
"As each presidential election passes into the history books, debate renews over the status of the New Deal Party System. This article addresses part of that debate by examining changes in the electorate's assessment of ...
What Do Open-Ended Questions Measure?
(Oxford University Press, 1988)
"Open-ended questions are frequently used by survey researchers to measure public opinion. Some scholars, however, have doubts about how accurately these kinds of questions measure the views of the public. A chief concern ...