Rankings and Ratings Data: Appendices to Chapter 4 of The Images of Occupational Prestige
Rankings and ratings data for the standard set of 16 occupational titles were briefly described in Chapter 4 of Images. When several groups of people judge a number of stimuli in terms of a variety of criteria, a vast proliferation of statistical tables can result. We coped with this problem in Images by transforming rank orders into directional data (see section T.4.7). However this is such a novel procedure in the social sciences that we think it desirable to report more conventional analyses of the data as well.
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