Using Rasch Measurement to Assess the Role of the Traditional Family in Italy
In the last two decades, Italian family has undergone profound changes. The role of traditional family has become weaker and new living arrangements have gained importance. The ISTAT multipurpose survey on “Households and social aspects” collected the Italianopinion about traditional role of the family. The aim of this study is to assess “Italian” “opinion” about traditional family pattern. Construct and content validity are supported using classical test theory and Rasch modeling in order to test an eight-item Likert scale.
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