Statistics for Social Sciences Products

  • Governing by Numbers

    Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Social science researchers have become increasing attentive to the role of numbers in contemporary life. Issues around big data, national test results, and output and performance statistics are now routinely reported and debated in the media. Numbers are a powerful resource for governments as a…

    Hardback – 2017-01-23 
    Routledge

  • South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge India

  • Researching Geography

    The Indian context

    By Gopal Krishan, Nina Singh

    This book is a one-stop comprehensive guide to geographical inquiry. A step-by-step account of the hows and the whys of research methodology. Introduces students to the complexities of geographical perspective and thought, essentials of fieldwork, formulation of research topics, data collection,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge India

  • From Numbers to Words

    Reporting Statistical Results for the Social Sciences

    By Susan Morgan, Tom Reichert, Tyler R. Harrison

    This invaluable resource guides readers through the process of creating scholarly, publishable prose from the results of quantitative experiments and investigations. It delves into the issues commonly encountered when reporting the results of statistical experiments and investigations, and provides…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Routledge

  • Statistics in Plain English, Fourth Edition

    By Timothy C. Urdan

    This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-25
    Routledge

  • India Migrations Reader

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    This volume brings together critical and landmark studies in Indian migration. Covers a range of key themes — emigration policy in countries of destination and origin, development and remittances, gender issues, impact of the global financial crisis, conflict, and inclusive growth Looks at…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge India

  • What If There Were No Significance Tests?

    Classic Edition

    Edited by Lisa L. Harlow, Stanley A. Mulaik, James H. Steiger

    The classic edition of What If There Were No Significance Tests? highlights current statistical inference practices. Four areas are featured as essential for making inferences: sound judgment, meaningful research questions, relevant design, and assessing fit in multiple ways. Other options (data…

    Paperback – 2016-03-14
    Routledge
    Multivariate Applications Series

  • 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 – 2015-12-02
    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 – 2015-10-16
    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…

    Paperback – 2015-09-09
    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

  • 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 – 2014-09-18
    Routledge

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