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SIRC undertakes commissioned projects and conducts on-going research for European and UK government bodies, major companies, trade associations, etc. POQ selectively publishes important theoretical contributions to opinion and communication research, analyses of current public opinion, and investigations of methodological issues involved in survey validity-- including questionnaire construction, interviewing and interviewers, sampling strategy, and mode of administration.

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Publisher: Routledge (October 7, 2015)

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