[Hpn] Survey Question...; ewwwww.. SO-CI-OL-O-GY

Lucinda Houston lucy@efn.org
Mon, 25 Sep 2000 18:38:18 -0700

How cool!  A real sociologist!  Lol.  As long as you guys are on it..
and you are right.  Lol.
-----Original Message-----
From: Coalition on Homelessness, SF <coh@sfo.com>
Date: Monday, September 25, 2000 6:21 PM
Subject: Re: [Hpn] Survey Question...

>leave the questions open ended. I realize the temptation to "prove"
>what we already know is great, but the document is a lot more
>powerful when you don't lead or cue the survey respondents. ask
>enough people the question: how does staff treat you? and you'll see
>contempt emerge as a common current.
>I have a colleague who is a nationally respected ethnographer and
>sociologist. if you folks develop a survey, I'll be happy to fly it
>past him.
>let me know.
>>"Lucinda Houston" <lucy@efn.org> wrote:
>>>      "Do you feel like you're being treated with  contempt?"
>>No, and that's exactly how I've felt treated by many so-called "helping
>>professionals".  They had a label or procedure to discount nearly all of
>>concerns - about the quality of their services, or their felt "right" to
>>control me. -- Tom Boland <wgcp@earthlink.net>
>>8000+ articles by or via homeless & ex-homeless people
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