The Measurement of Attitudes Toward People With Disabilities: Methods, Psychometrics and Scales

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By Richard F. Antonak, University of New Hampshire, Durham, and Hanoch Livneh, Rhode Island College, Providence. With a Foreword by Harold E. Yuker. CONTENTS: Introduction; Fundamentals of Attitude Measurement, Direct Methods of Attitude Measurement; Multidimensional Scaling; Indirect Methods of Attitude Measurement; Reliability; Validity; Psychometric Characteristics of Attitude Scales; General Attitudes Toward People with Disabilities, Attitudes Toward Physical Disability Groups; Attitudes Toward Psychiatric Disability Groups; Attitudes Toward People Who are Mentally Retarded, Societal Responsibilities Toward People with Disabilities; Summary and Recommendation References, Appendices.


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