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Reception of Empirical Research Results

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Meinefeld, Werner (Institut für Soziologie, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Publication Date
  • W. Meinefeld, Institut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet Erlangen-Nuernberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Content analysis of essays with empirical research design regarding their methodical reporting. Topics: demographic information on authors; information on extent and content structure of the article; source of financing; project duration; subject area and relation to practice; theoretical basis of the study; survey method used; selected research strategy; sampling procedure; manner of preparation of study; practical conducting and critical reflection of data collection; analysis procedure used; judgement on descriptive and closing statistics by surveyer; critical discussion of the study; analysis units.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1950 / 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Sample of empirical articles from social-scientific journals (KZfSS, SW and ZfS) published in the years 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959 as well as 1973, 1976, 1979 and 1982
Collection Mode
  • Content analysis of journal articles
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 123
    Number of Variables: 118
The 123 units are organized as follows: 1. analysis of 88 empirical research reports from the years 1973 to 1982 as well as 2. analysis of 35 essays from the years 1950-1959.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1442 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Meinefeld, Werner: Die Rezeption empirischer Forschungsergebnisse - eine Frage von Treu und Glaube? Resultate einer Analyse von Zeitschriftenartikeln. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 14, 1985, S. 297-314.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Meinefeld, Werner (1985): Rezeption empirischer Forschungsergebnisse. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.