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2012-10-24 04:01:31

Metadata Technology North America to provide technical support for the capture of new metadata and development of web portal for the General Social Survey (GSS) and American National Election Studies (ANES). (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 Researchers will have access to improved metadata and new tools to search through and analyze the General Social Survey (GSS) and the American National Election Studies (ANES) under a new joint initiative launched by Inter-university Consortium for Political and...

2011-03-11 15:46:02

Spending Study is the 27th in a series since 1973 by NORC at the University of Chicago In its 27th survey of American spending priorities since 1973 conducted as part of its General Social Survey (GSS), NORC at the University of Chicago today released a report on its most recent findings. Since 1990, education and health care had occupied the top two positions. While education continues its streak as the number one priority, health care fell to eighth place among American preferences. It was...

2011-03-09 15:38:53

Spending Study is the 27th in a series since 1973 by NORC at the University of Chicago In its 27th survey of American spending priorities since 1973 conducted as part of its General Social Survey (GSS), NORC at the University of Chicago Wednesday released a report on its most recent findings. By a notable margin, education and health care were the top two spending priorities of Americans. And Americans are consistent in that: those two categories have finished in the top two in each of the...

2009-09-09 08:35:00

WACO, Texas, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor University's School of Social Work today announced that findings from the nationwide study of the prevalence of Clergy Sexual Misconduct (CSM) with adults have been accepted for publication later this year in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. The findings come from questions included in the 2008 General Social Survey (GSS), a widely-used and highly-respected survey of a random sample of more than 3,500 American adults conducted by...

2009-08-04 15:15:24

 A widely publicized analysis of social network size, which reported dramatically increasing social isolation when it was published in 2006, has sparked an academic debate in the August issue of the American Sociological Review (ASR), the flagship journal of the American Sociological Association.The 2006 report by sociologists Miller McPherson, Lynn Smith-Lovin and Matthew E. Brashears found a near tripling in reports of Americans' social isolation"”the percentage who said they...