9781452205830

Essentials of Social Statistics for a Diverse Society

  • ISBN 13:

    9781452205830

  • ISBN 10:

    1452205833

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/30/2011
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

Essentials of Social Statistics for a Diverse Society is a briefer version of the successful Social Statistics for a Diverse Society now in its 6th edition. As in the parent text, the context of diversity, illustrated through the use of real data in examples from contemporary social issues, will continue to differentiate this briefer statistics text. Better illustrated with more interesting examples and exercises with aá focus on student learning, will set this book apart from its competitors.Features and Benefits:The bookà s informal writing style -- coupled with the use of real-world examplesùmakes the book more accessible and engaging for students.A focus on race, class, gender and other aspects of social diversity sets the book apart from others in the field and mirrors the major emphasis in the social sciences today.Reading the Research Literature sections in most chapters help students read and interpret statistical information in professional and scholarly publications.Learning Checks within chapters engage students in reviewing key concepts and techniques Statistics in Practice extended examples show students applications to meaningful social issues.Heavily illustrated with many charts, tables and graphsExtensive end of chapter exercise sets

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