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How Much Do We Really know About Equity's Impact on Relational Communication? Issues in Measuring Equity in Communication Research Jon A. Hess a; Laura H. Pollom b; Amy D. Fannin c a University of Dayton, b Concordia University, c Louisiana State University,
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To cite this Article Hess, Jon A., Pollom, Laura H. and Fannin, Amy D.(2009)'How Much Do We Really know About Equity's Impact on Relational Communication? Issues in Measuring Equity in Communication Research',Communication Methods and Measures,3:3,173 - 194 To link to this Article: DOI: 10.1080/19312450802458927 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19312450802458927
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Communication Methods and Measures, 3(3), 173-194, 2009 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1931-2458 print / 1931-2466 online DOI: 10.1080/19312450802458927
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Communication? Issues in Measuring Equity in Communication Research
Measurement of EquityHess, Pollom, and Fannin Jon A. Hess University of Dayton
Laura H. Pollom Concordia University
Amy D. Fannin Louisiana State University
This study examined the question of whether the short global measure of equity that is typically used in communication research has fidelity to the manner in which equity was originally conceptualized. Participants were 100 pairs of college students in close relationships. They reported equity in their relationships using Hatfield's 1-item measure and also a component measure calculated with...