9780205728275

Statistics and Data Analysis for Social Science

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205728275

  • ISBN 10:

    0205728278

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/22/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For a one-semester, undergraduate introductory course in social statistics. #xA0; Statistical tools for understanding the social world. #xA0; This first edition text seeks to answer the question, universally asked by the social science student, #x1C;Why statistics?#x1D; The author introduces only those statistical concepts that are necessary to understand, interpret, and present social science research.#xA0; All concepts are introduced in the context of a social science application, and strong emphasis is placed on demonstrating what data #x1C;looks like,#x1D; as opposed to giving theoretical explanations. Complexity of calculations is reduced to those elements necessary for understanding the statistical concept.#xA0; Optional technology use is paired with the core elements of the course, making this text a pragmatic and engaging introduction to the practice of social statistics.

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