Statistics for Social Sciences Products

  • Administrative Data and Child Welfare Research

    Using Linked Data to Improve Child Welfare Research, Policy, and Practice

    Edited by Terry Shaw, Bethany R. Lee, Jill L. Farrell

    Every day, social service agencies collect millions of pieces of data about the children and families they serve. Agencies depend on this data to inform decision-making by personnel throughout the organization and to provide meaningful research and evaluation on program effectiveness and outcomes.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 3rd Edition

    By Thomas J. Linneman

    With a clear and humorous writing style and strong examples from the real world, this text covers current statistical techniques at an introductory level and emphasizes the clear presentation of results to a variety of audiences, making the course more useful to students and their careers.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Presenting Your Data with SPSS Explained

    By Perry R. Hinton, Isabella McMurray

    Data Presentation with SPSS Explained provides students with all the information they need to conduct small scale analysis of research projects using SPSS and present their results appropriately in their reports. Quantitative data can be collected in the form of a questionnaire, survey or…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-01
    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 – 2016-11-23
    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

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