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Type Journal Article - Metodoloski zvezki
Title The Concept of Ethnicity and its Operationalisation in Cross-National Social Surveys
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Volume 7
Issue 2
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2010
Page numbers 107-132
URL http://www.stat-d.si/mz/mz7.1/hoff.pdf
Abstract
This article describes the development of an instrument for the measurement of ethnicity in cross-national comparative survey research. First, we identify the data that must to be collected on ethnicity as a core variable . We then examine the way in which the national statistics offices of the European states and the major social science surveys handle this theme. And finally we present our own instrument for the measurement of ethnicity as a background variable.

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