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Language English 92 Chinese 2 Undetermined 1. Cancel Forgot your password? Moreover, a wide variety of regression models such as linear regression, Esition, logistic regression are taught in the same format, essentially as special cases of a generalized linear model. There is a stronger focus on real examples and on the integration of statisical software. Showing all editions for ‘Statistical methods for the social sciences’ Sort by: Reviews “This text is readable, understandable, and well-organized.
It has met those expectations Because of this, this book does not cover the traditional shortcut hand-computational formulas and approximations.
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Advanced topics such as regression and ANOVA emphasize interpreting output from computer packages rather than complex computing formulas. The presentation of computationally complex methods, such as regression, emphasizes interpretation of software output rather than the formulas for performing the analysis.
The book helps in this No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal lowest-level high-school algebra. The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines.
Statistical methods for the social sciences by Alan Agresti.
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Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (4th Edition) by Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay
The fourth edition has an even stronger emphasis on concepts and applications, with greater attention to “real data” both in 4tb examples and exercises. Chapter 16 includes new sections on longitudinal data analysis and multilevel hierarchical models.
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He has held visiting positions at Harvard University, Boston University, London School of Editio, and Imperial College and has taught courses or short courses for universities and companies in about 20 countries worldwide.
Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition
Teh text contains numerous sample printouts, mainly in the style of SPSS and occasionaly SAS, both in chapter text and homework problems. Sign In We’re sorry! Strong emphasis on regression topics. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.
The main concepts to be understood by students are sampling distribution, confidence interval, p-value, linear regression. By “modern”, I mean that it is model rather than test oriented, that it gives heavy emphasis to confidence intervals and p-values rather than using arbitrary levels of significance, and that it eschews computational formulae.
Don’t have an account? Integration of descriptive and inferential statistics from an early point in the text. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester sequence of courses.
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Instructor resource file download The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political science, and psychology. Showing all editions for ‘Statistical methods for the social sciences’. Displaying Editions 11 – 20 out of A technically correct presentation.
Description The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. It provides good examples with SPSS output. Year 9 16 19 8 20 Show more This edition has a somewhat lower technical level in the first nine chapters, to make the book more easily accessible to undergraduate students.
Search WorldCat 4fh items in libraries near you. If you’re interested in creating a cost-saving package for your students, contact your Pearson rep. This edition contains several changes and additions in content, directed toward a more modern approach.