If you use attitude and personality measures in your research, then this is an essential reference book for you. The earlier version, published twenty years ago, could be found on the shelf of virtually everyone working in the field. This updated version will serve as a comprehensive guide to the most promising and useful measures of important social science concepts.
This series is intended as a basic reference work in the social sciences and is directed at three different audiences:
• Professionals actively involved in social science, especially those conducting personality and survey research in the fields of psychology, sociology, political science, communication, nursing, and social work
• Students taking courses in social research methods who want to learn the measuring instruments of the social sciences or who wish to conduct research projects
• Non-academics in fields related to the social sciences, such as practicing clinical psychologists, social commentators, journalists, political analysts, and market researchers.
• Serves as an update and extension of a highly useful book published twenty years ago
• Employs a systematic standardized evaluation of 150 scales
• Chapters on specific types of scales are written by experts in those subfields