- THE IMPACT OF "NO OPINION" RESPONSE OPTIONS ON DATA QUALITY. Krosnick, Jon A.; Holbrook, Allyson L.; Berent, Matthew K.; Carson, Richard T.; Hanemann, W. Michael; Kopp, Raymond J.; Mitchell, Robert Cameron; Presser, Stanley; Ruud, Paul A.; Smith, V. Kerry; Moody, Wendy R.; Green, Melanie C.; Conaway, Michael // Public Opinion Quarterly;Fall2002, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p371
According to many seasoned survey researchers, offering a no-opinion option should reduce the pressure to give substantive responses felt by respondents who have no true opinions. By contrast, the survey satisficing perspective suggests that no-opinion options may discourage some respondents...
- Editorial. Den Ouden, Hester // Planning Quarterly;Sep2005, Issue 158, p1
Introduces a series of articles on environmental hazard mitigation planning in New Zealand.
- Special Issue: Risk Management Challenges: Mitigate the Risk from Natural Hazards. Paton, Douglas // Challenges (20781547);Sep2011, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p44
An introduction is presented in which the editor outlines the theme of the issue focusing on risk mitigation of natural hazards.
- NEWS FRAMING AND CUEING OF ISSUE REGIMES. Shah, Dhavan V.; Watts, Mark D.; Domke, David; Fan, David P. // Public Opinion Quarterly;Fall2002, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p339
During the period of exceedingly critical news coverage surrounding the Monica Lewinsky debacle, President Bill Clinton's job approval ratings were at some of the highest levels they reached during his tenure in office. Given this public response, many pollsters, pundits, and scholars argued...
- Disaster Preparation and Recovery: Lessons from Research on Resilience in Human Development. Masten, Ann S.; Obradovic, Jelena // Ecology & Society;2008, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Four decades of theory and research on resilience in human development have yielded informative lessons for planning disaster response and recovery. In developmental theory, resilience following disaster could take multiple forms, including stress resistance, recovery, and positive...
- Home hazard prevention checklist. // Filipino Post;4/17/2014, p7
The article presents a checklist of ways one can protect oneself and family from unwanted chemical hazards which includes emergency phone numbers, keeping chemical products away from young children and follow all labelling information carefully.
- The 9 General Assembly of Asian Seismological Commission (ASC), 2012. Bora, Dipok // Journal of the Geological Society of India;Mar2013, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p443
Information about 9th General Assembly of Asian Seismological Commission, held from September 17-10, 2012 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia is presented. It states that the assembly aimed at promoting scientific corporation and exchange among its national members, to upgrade research activities, to...
- Making New Orleans safer. // New Scientist;12/6/2008, Vol. 199 Issue 2685, p6
The article offers measures in making homes in New Orleans, Louisiana safe from calamities. One of the measures stated is to move homes to a higher ground within the city limits without inhabitants having to abandon their beloved city altogether. The risk of disaster damage could also be reduced...
- Seismic risk analysis of urban non-engineered buildings: application to an informal settlement in MÃ©rida, Venezuela. Castillo, A.; López-Almansa, F.; Pujades, L. // Natural Hazards;Nov2011, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p891
Seismic risk scenarios are obtained for an informal settlement in MÃ©rida (Venezuela), which is representative of an important number of urban areas in earthquake-prone regions of the developing world. The vulnerability indices of the buildings range between 0.64 and 0.80 on a scale of 0 to 1....