Statistics for Social Sciences Products

  • Statistical Misconceptions

    Classic Edition

    By Schuyler W. Huck

    This engaging book helps readers identify and then discard 52 misconceptions about data and statistical summaries. The focus is on major concepts contained in typical undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, research methods, or quantitative analysis. Interactive Internet exercises that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    Routledge

  • Social Demography of South Africa

    Advances and Emerging Issues

    Edited by Clifford O. Odimegwu, John Kekovole

    This edited collection investigates what progress has been made in the field of social demography in South Africa since the democratic dispensation in the country. Contributors offer a compilation of in-depth analytical studies of substantive, technical and contemporary issues in the South African…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    2nd Edition

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards. Key features of the book include: •interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-17
    Routledge

  • Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia

    An Encyclopedia

    By Christopher G. Bates, James Ciment

    This landmark reference is a comprehensive, one-stop, interdisciplinary resource that examines current, critical social issues in historical and global contexts. Nearly 150 in-depth, balanced, and thought-provoking articles cover a broad range of critically important topics: the environment, health…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26
    Routledge

  • Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas J. Linneman

    Many fundamentally important decisions about our social life are a function of how well we understand and analyze DATA. This sounds so obvious but it is so misunderstood. Social statisticians struggle with this problem in their teaching constantly. This book and its approach is the ally and support…

    Paperback – 2014-02-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

  • R Data Analysis without Programming

    By David W. Gerbing

    This book prepares readers to analyze data and interpret statistical results using R more quickly than other texts. R is a challenging program to learn because code must be created to get started. To alleviate that challenge, Professor Gerbing developed lessR. LessR extensions remove the need to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Data Game

    Controversies in Social Science Statistics, 4th Edition

    By Mark Maier, Jennifer Imazeki

    This book introduces students to the collection, uses, and interpretation of statistical data in the social sciences. It would suit all social science introductory statistics and research methods courses. Separate chapters are devoted to data in the fields of demography, housing, health, education,…

    Paperback – 2012-10-02
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Doing Successful Research

    Data Collection and Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Shaun Best

    Research Methods is an essential guide to carrying out a research project. Each of the focused chapters introduces and explains an aspect of social research to readers who may have no experience or knowledge of this subject. The emphasis is on ‘how to do’ various different methods,…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
    Routledge

  • Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science…

    Hardback – 2012-05-09
    Routledge

  • Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    The book provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards. Key features of the book include: interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples…

    Hardback – 2010-02-26
    Routledge

  • Welfare Rights and Social Policy

    By Hartley Dean

     Welfare Rights and Social Policy provides an introduction to social policy through a discussion of welfare rights, which are explored in historical, comparative and critical context. At a time when the cause of human rights is high on the global political agendathe authorasks why the status…

    Paperback – 2002-06-26
    Routledge

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