Elementary Statistics in Social Research, Updated Edition

Elementary Statistics in Social Research, Updated Edition, 12th edition

  • Jack A. Levin, 
  • James Alan Fox, 
  • David R. Forde

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Overview

Elementary Statistics in Social Research offers a balanced overview of statistical analysis in the social sciences. The authors provide accessible coverage of both theoretical concepts and computational techniques. Detailed, step-by-step illustrations of statistical procedures help you grasp key concepts.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137533732

Subject: Statistics, Introductory

Category: Statistics for Social Sciences

Table of contents

1. Why the Social Researcher Uses Statistics
2. Organizing the Data
3. Measures of Central Tendency
4. Measures of Variability
5. Probability and the Normal Curve
6. Samples and Populations
7. Testing Differences between Means
8. Analysis of Variance
9. Nonparametric Tests of Significance
10. Correlation
11. Regression Analysis
12. Nonparametric Measures of Correlation
13. Choosing Statistical Procedures for Research Problems

Appendix A: The Social Research Process In Practice
Appendix B: Using SPSS and the General Social Survey
Appendix C: Tables
Appendix D: List of Formulas
Appendix E: A Review of Some Fundamentals of Mathematics

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