Putting Measurement to Work

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Thisexercisegivesyoutheopportunitytode-velopameasurementstrategyofyourown.1.Identifyanareaofthesocialsciencesyouknowsomethingabout(aging,marriageandthefamily,crimeandcriminaljustice,socialproblems,socialclass,andsoon).2.Identifyaconcept(e.g.,attitudestowardtheelderly,maritalsatisfaction,delinquency,socialclass)thatreceivesattentioninthisareaandthatinterestsyou.3.Describehowyoumightconceptualizethisconcept.4.Describeoneormoremeasurementstrategiesyoumightusetooperationalizethisconcept.Listatleastoneormoreindicatorsandtwoormorecategories.5.Identifythelevelofmeasurementofthisconceptgiventheoperationalizationyousuggested.Givesupportforyouranswer.6.Discussthereliabilityofyourmeasurementstrategy.Howmightyoucheckthereliabilityofthisstrategy?7.Discussthevalidityofyourmeasurementstrategy.Howmightyoucheckthevalidityofthisstrategy