[Hpn] Survey Question...

Sandy Andrews sandra@asu.edu
Mon, 25 Sep 2000 23:55:59 -0700 (MST)


We've been writing a questionnaire here that rates all kinds of community
services. We are using (for now) a continuum from "empowering" to
"demeaning". What do you think about those two words?

Sandy


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On Mon, 25 Sep 2000, Coalition on Homelessness, SF wrote:

> 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.
> 
> peace,
> 
> chance
> 
> >"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 my
> >concerns - about the quality of their services, or their felt "right" to
> >control me. -- Tom Boland <wgcp@earthlink.net>
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