Simple Statistics

A Course Book for the Social Sciences
Author: Frances Clegg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521288026
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 210
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Simple Statistics is suitable primarily for A-level students and undergraduates following courses in psychology and, to a lesser degree, sociology, economics and geography.

Statistics for the Social Sciences


Author: Russell T. Warne
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107576970
Category: Mathematics
Page: 601
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This introductory undergraduate textbook is the first statistics textbook built around the General Linear Model.

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences

A Brief Course
Author: Arthur Aron
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 329
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A brief guide to statistics, especially concerning the social and behavioural sciences. This text explains in simple terms the statistical methods used in research in a wide range of social science fields, such as education, sociology, communication, psychology, business and political science.

The A-Z of Social Research

A Dictionary of Key Social Science Research Concepts
Author: Robert Lee Miller,John D Brewer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761971337
Category: Social Science
Page: 345
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The A-Z is a collection of entries ranging from qualitative research techniques to statistical testing and the practicalities of using the Internet as a research tool. Alphabetically arranged in accessible, reader-friendly formats, the shortest entries are 800 words long and the longest are 3000. Most entries are approximately 1500 words in length and are supported by suggestions for further reading.

Doing Research/Reading Research

Re-Interrogating Education
Author: Paul Dowling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135711992
Category: Education
Page: 150
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This best-selling text provides a scheme which enables the beginning researcher to organize and evaluate the research that they read and to plan and implement small scale research projects of their own. The authors also give structured, practical guidance on the development of a research question, techniques of data collection, qualitative and quantitative forms of analysis, and the writing and dissemination of research.

Using Statistics in Social Research

A Concise Approach
Author: Scott M. Lynch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461485738
Category: Social Science
Page: 229
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This book covers applied statistics for the social sciences with upper-level undergraduate students in mind. The chapters are based on lecture notes from an introductory statistics course the author has taught for a number of years. The book integrates statistics into the research process, with early chapters covering basic philosophical issues underpinning the process of scientific research. These include the concepts of deductive reasoning and the falsifiability of hypotheses, the development of a research question and hypotheses, and the process of data collection and measurement. Probability theory is then covered extensively with a focus on its role in laying the foundation for statistical reasoning and inference. After illustrating the Central Limit Theorem, later chapters address the key, basic statistical methods used in social science research, including various z and t tests and confidence intervals, nonparametric chi square tests, one-way analysis of variance, correlation, simple regression, and multiple regression, with a discussion of the key issues involved in thinking about causal processes. Concepts and topics are illustrated using both real and simulated data. The penultimate chapter presents rules and suggestions for the successful presentation of statistics in tabular and graphic formats, and the final chapter offers suggestions for subsequent reading and study.

Nursing and Health Care Research


Author: Collette Clifford,Stephen Gough
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317904109
Category: Medical
Page: 216
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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Nursing Research and Statistics


Author: Nursing Research Society of India
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 933252047X
Category:
Page: 409
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Nursing Research and Statistics provides a clear understanding of the principles and processes of nursing research, which is an essential subject for nursing students. This is a comprehensive text, written by eminent members of the Nursing Research Society of India (NRSI), that also looks into the methods of data collection, its analysis and presentation. Based on the Indian Nursing Council syllabus, this book is specially designed to meet the needs of B.Sc. students of nursing.

Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences

A Brief Course
Author: Arthur Aron,Elaine Aron,Elliot J. Coups
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 477
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For one-quarter/semester courses that focus on the basics or combine statistics with research methods. By using definitional formulas to emphasize the concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization, students work problems in a way that keeps them constantly aware of the underlying logic of what they are doing. Here, in the fourth edition ofStatistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, the authors have refined their text by building off an already well-established approach - emphasizing the intuitive, deemphasizing the mathematical, and explaining everything in direct, simple language - but also going beyond these principles to both further student understanding and stimulate the long-suffering community of statistics instructors. By using definitional formulas to emphasize the concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization, students work problems in a way that keeps them constantly aware of the underlying logic of what they are doing.

The Joy of Stats

A Short Guide to Introductory Statistics in the Social Sciences
Author: Roberta Garner
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442601884
Category: Mathematics
Page: 342
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"This is a great book for social science students. Clearly written, with many examples, Garner certainly makes learning and teaching introductory statistics a joy!" - Nikolaos Liodakis, Wilfrid Laurier University

Skills and Reasoning for the Social Sciences


Author: John Hood-Williams
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781874529903
Category: Social sciences
Page: 316
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Basic Statistics

For medical and social science students
Author: A. Maxwell
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400958048
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 126
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For many years now I have been required to give a series of elementary lectures on statistics to medical students about to undertake a postgraduate course in psychiatry. The declared aim of the course, for which very limited time was available, was to provide the students with some initial understanding of the statistical terminology and elementary techniques to which other teachers, in particular psychologists and sociologists, would be likely to refer in the course of their lectures. The task was tricky for two reasons. In the first place most of the students involved, despite their best intentions, had forgotten their school mathematics, and secondly no textbook existed at the right level of difficulty which contained examples appropriate to these students' needs and experience. The present book was written to fill the gap. Though pri marily intended for psychiatrists, the book should prove very useful to any student of the behavioural sciences who wants a simple introductory course on the principles of experimental design and data analysis. It must be one of the simplest text books on elementary statistics ever written. I am indebted to the literary executor of the late Sir Ronald A. Fisher, F.R.S., to Dr Frank Yates, F.R.S., and to Oliver & Boyd Ltd for permission to reprint Tables 3 and 5 from their book Statistical Tables for Biological, Agricultural and Medical Research.

A Mathematical Primer for Social Statistics


Author: John Fox
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412960800
Category: Mathematics
Page: 170
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Beyond the introductory level, learning and effectively using statistical methods in the social sciences requires some knowledge of mathematics. This handy volume introduces the areas of mathematics that are most important to applied social statistics.

SPSS Book

Student Guide to the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences
Author: Matthew J. Zagumny
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 059518913X
Category: Computers
Page: 115
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Learning statistical computing using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)r was never easier! The ideal SPSSr manual for students of statistics and social science research. With over 40 screen images, readers will be led step-by-step through uses of SPSSr to analyze data from experimental and correlational research designs. Dr. Zagumny shares his 15 years of experience as a student, teacher, and user of statistics and statistical software. All social scientists should have a copy on their bookshelf.

Quantitative Methods in Social Science


Author: Stephen Gorard
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 252
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This clever scheme builds on Gorard's previous book, Quantitative Methods in Educational Research (June 2001). He has revised the original book in the light of experience and feedback, and then reworks it so that it includes more social science examples. Four chapters are entirely new. 'I am very impressed with the first book. I liked the accessible style, the fresh writing, the no-nonsense approach to research methods, which stressed the craft aspect of the job. The best part of the book is the clear examples which often draw from the author's experience in research. The new book is entirely feasible as it is possible to extend many of the insights of the first to a more general social science context.' Peter John, Politics & Sociology, Birkbeck College, University of London

New Statistical Procedures for the Social Sciences

Modern Solutions To Basic Problems
Author: Rand R. Wilcox
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1135059764
Category: Psychology
Page: 442
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This unique volume addresses the inadequacies of basic statistical methods that standard textbooks tend to ignore. The author introduces new procedures with accompanying tables that illustrate the practicality of the methods. Concentrating on basic experimental designs that are central to research in the social sciences, Wilcox describes new nonparametric techniques, two-way ANOVA designs, and new results related to the analysis of covariance and repeated measure design. This book serves as the ideal reference and supplement to standard texts by making the statistical advances of the last thirty years accessible to graduate students and researchers.

Introductory statistics for biology students


Author: Trudy A. Watt
Publisher: Chapman & Hall/CRC
ISBN: 9780412471506
Category: Medical
Page: 185
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Statistics for The Behavioral and Social Sciences: Pearson New International Edition

A Brief Course
Author: Arthur Aron,Elliot Coups,Elaine N. Aron
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 1292036222
Category: Social Science
Page: 496
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For one-quarter/semester courses that focus on the basics in statistics or combine statistics with research methods. The fifth edition of Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences builds off an already well-established approach - emphasizing the intuitive, deemphasizing the mathematical, and explaining everything in direct, simple language - but also goes beyond these principles to further student understanding. By using definitional formulas to emphasize the concepts of statistics, rather than rote memorization, students work problems in a way that keeps them constantly aware of the underlying logic of what they are doing.

Understanding Statistics for the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, and Criminology


Author: Jeffery T. Walker,Sean Maddan
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449634036
Category: Law
Page: 300
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Designed for introductory-level statistics courses, Understanding Statistics for the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, and Criminology presents the fundamentals of statistics in a clear and simplified format. This accessible text addresses all of the basics of statistical analysis while still providing the reader with the larger view of statistics. The authors focus on calculating the basic formulas yet preserve enough advanced material to prepare the student for further study. The book also provides information on deciding when to use particular statistical analyses, how to input and analyze data through programs such as Microsoft Excel and SPSS, the interpretation of statistical output, and making conclusions based on those results. The student-friendly and simplified presentation of Understanding Statistics makes it the ideal introductory statistics text and will provide readers with a strong foundation in statistics – conceptually and pragmatically. Understanding Statistics for the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, and Criminology boasts a variety of in-text study aids, such as key terms, equation summaries, exercises, end-of-chapter references, and suggested readings, and an equation glossary; as well as a collection of online study tools housed on the dedicated student companion website. The student-friendly presentation of the material coupled with the rich variety of student and instructor resources make Understanding Statistics the ideal introductory statistics text for undergraduate students! Every new printed copy is packaged with full access to the student companion website featuring a a rich variety of study tools! (eBook version does not include access to the student companion website. Standalone access can be purchased here http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449649234/) Student Resources: -Microsoft and Excel SPSS data sets -Companion website featuring: *interactive flashcards *interactive glossary *practice quiz (with answers) *student data sets, in Excel and SPSS, that correlate to the chapter material *weblinks

Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences


Author: Rachel A. Gordon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136484175
Category: Social Science
Page: 994
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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 branches such as human development, public health, sociology, psychology, education, and social work in which students bring a wide range of mathematical skills and have a wide range of methodological affinities. For these students, a successful course in statistics will not only offer statistical content but will also help them develop an appreciation for how statistical techniques might answer some of the research questions of interest to them. This book is for use in a two-semester graduate course sequence covering basic univariate and bivariate statistics and regression models for nominal and ordinal outcomes, in addition to covering ordinary least squares regression. Key features of the book include: interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for the course from publicly-available social science data or drawn from the literature thorough integration of teaching statistical theory with teaching data processing and analysis teaching of both SAS and Stata "side-by-side" and use of chapter exercises in which students practice programming and interpretation on the same data set and course exercises in which students can choose their own research questions and data set. This book is for a two-semester course. For a one-semester course, see http://www.routledge.com/9780415991544/