Using IBM SPSS Statistics for Social Statistics and Research Methods

Author: William Edward Wagner

Publisher: Pine Forge Press

ISBN: 1412991420

Category: Social Science

Page: 148

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Ideal as a companion to a statistics or research methods text or as a stand-alone guide, Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods shows readers how to use images and directions drawn from SPSS Version 18.0 and now uses the latest version of the GSS (General Social Survey) as a secondary data set. This supplementary text is designed as a manual for SPSS use for social statistics and research methods classes and is an excellent companion to any undergraduate statistics or research methods textbook. It will also serve as a useful reference for those learning to use the SPSS software for the first time. Features and Benefits: • Offers a fully updated graphics chapter that highlights new features available in SPSS 18.0, including information on alternative routes to creating graphics • Includes updated examples, screenshots and tables throughout • Expanded coverage of output interpretation • Refers to several kinds of computer files, including data files, output files and syntax files • Covers a wide range of data analysis topics to help students who are working independently on a research proposal, project or paper.
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Using IBM® SPSS® Statistics for Research Methods and Social Science Statistics

Author: William E. Wagner, III

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506331742

Category: Social Science

Page: 168

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Reliable and student-friendly, Using IBM® SPSS® Statistics for Research Methods and Social Science Statistics by William E. Wagner, III is known for its effectiveness in helping readers learn to use SPSS software for simple data management. Now reflecting SPSS Version 23.0, the Sixth Edition includes updated examples, screenshots, and tables based on current GSS (General Social Survey) data. This manual is an excellent companion to any undergraduate social statistics and research methods text and is ideal as a stand-alone guide for those learning to use SPSS software for the first time.
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Sarstedt/Schütz, IBM SPSS Syntax

Eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung

Author: Marko Sarstedt,Tobias Schütz

Publisher: Vahlen

ISBN: 3800643626

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 196

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Der souveräne Umgang mit der SPSS Syntax bietet einen unschätzbaren Vorteil für die tägliche Arbeit von Anwendern, die mit der Analyse von Daten zu tun haben. Das Buch ist eine integrierte Einführung in die Steuersprache von IBM SPSS Statistics für Studenten, Forscher und Praktiker. Es behandelt neben den notwendigen Grundlagen die Themengebiete Datenaufbereitung, Datentrans-formation und -modifikation. Weitere Themengebiete umfassen die Makro- und Matrixsprache, die in der 2. Auflage deutlich erweitert worden sind. Die Neuauflage wurde von Grund auf neu bearbeitet und um zahlreiche typische Anwendungsbeispiele ergänzt, die anhand realer Daten u.?a. des J.?D. Power and Associates Customer Satisfaction Index veranschaulicht werden. Die zugehörigen Datensätze sind als kostenloses Zusatzmaterial im Internet erhältlich.
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Adventures in Social Research

Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS Statistics

Author: Earl Babbie,William E. Wagner, III,Jeanne Zaino

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506362753

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Inspire students to pursue their own adventures in social research with this practical, hands-on introduction to data conceptualization, measurement, and association through active learning. Adventures in Social Research: Data Analysis Using IBM® SPSS® Statistics from Earl Babbie, William E. Wagner, III, and Jeanne Zaino offers a practical, hands-on introduction to the logic of social science research for students in many disciplines. The fully revised Tenth Edition offers step-by-step instruction on data analysis using the latest version (24.0) of SPSS and current data from the General Social Survey. Organized to parallel most introductory research methods texts, this text starts with an introduction to computerized data analysis and the social research process, then takes readers step-by-step through univariate, bivariate, and multivariate analysis using SPSS Statistics. The range of topics, from beginning to advanced, make Adventures in Social Research appropriate for both undergraduate and graduate courses.
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Frankfort-Nachmias: Social Statistics for a Diverse Society, 4th Edition, and Wagner: Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods, Bundle

Author: Chava Frankfort-Nachmias,Anna Leon-Guerrero,William E. Wagner, III

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781412953207

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods serves as a guide for those interested in using SPSS software to aid in statistical data analysis. It can be used as a companion to a statistics or research methods course, or a stand-alone guide. The images and directions used in this book come from SPSS version 14.0. Key Features: Works with several kinds of computer files Uses General Social Survey (GSS) as the secondary data set Aids in the process of data analysis *This is NOT the edition that comes with the student version of SPSS software. To order that, please order ISBN: 978-1-4129-1793-3.* Written especially for undergraduate students taking their first course in social statistics, this highly accessible bestselling text has been thoroughly revised and updated with the latest General Social Survey data. This new Fourth Edition maintains the same informal, conversational writing style along with the many pedagogical features have led to the previous editions' widespread success. It also introduces new social issues, including more analysis of cultural diversity. The text includes resources designed to support effective teaching: illustrations showing how statistical concepts are used to interpret social issues, guides for reading and interpreting the research literature, SPSS demonstrations, and a rich variety of exercises. In this Fourth Edition, the authors have introduced a strong global perspective by using real-life examples from the International Social Survey Programme that help expand the students' analytical focus beyond the United States. New to the Fourth Edition: All new Student Study Site at http://www.pineforge.com/frankfort-nachmiasstudy4 with interactive quizzes and web exercises, e-flashcards, online research activities, links to SAGE journal articles and more! Moves the former Chapters 9 and 15 in the Third Edition to the CD, per reviewer suggestions Merges the former electronic chapters on ANOVA and extended treatments of regression and correlation into the textbook Includes expanded and updated datasets with new ISSP and GSS data Covers new social issues, including more on cultural diversity (e.g., same-sex marriages) Includes excerpts from journal articles on the website that explore various techniques and illustrate concepts presented in the text
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Frankfort-Nachmias: Social Statistics for a Diverse Society, 4th Edition with SPSS Student Version, and Wagner: Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods, Bundle

Author: Chava Frankfort-Nachmias,Anna Leon-Guerrero,William E. Wagner, III

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781412953214

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

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Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods serves as a guide for those interested in using SPSS software to aid in statistical data analysis. It can be used as a companion to a statistics or research methods course, or a stand-alone guide. The images and directions used in this book come from SPSS version 14.0. Key Features: Works with several kinds of computer files Uses General Social Survey (GSS) as the secondary data set Aids in the process of data analysis *This edition comes with the student version of SPSS software. To order the edition without SPSS software, please order ISBN: 978-1-4129-1517-5.* Written especially for undergraduate students taking their first course in social statistics, this highly accessible bestselling text has been thoroughly revised and updated with the latest General Social Survey data. This new Fourth Edition maintains the same informal, conversational writing style along with the many pedagogical features have led to the previous editions' widespread success. It also introduces new social issues, including more analysis of cultural diversity. The text includes resources designed to support effective teaching: illustrations showing how statistical concepts are used to interpret social issues, guides for reading and interpreting the research literature, SPSS demonstrations, and a rich variety of exercises. In this Fourth Edition, the authors have introduced a strong global perspective by using real-life examples from the International Social Survey Programme that help expand the students' analytical focus beyond the United States. New to the Fourth Edition: All new Student Study Site at http://www.pineforge.com/frankfort-nachmiasstudy4 with interactive quizzes and web exercises, e-flashcards, online research activities, links to SAGE journal articles and more! Moves the former Chapters 9 and 15 in the Third Edition to the CD, per reviewer suggestions Merges the former electronic chapters on ANOVA and extended treatments of regression and correlation into the textbook Includes expanded and updated datasets with new ISSP and GSS data Covers new social issues, including more on cultural diversity (e.g., same-sex marriages) Includes excerpts from journal articles on the website that explore various techniques and illustrate concepts presented in the text
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Social Science Research Design and Statistics

A Practitioner's Guide to Research Methods and IBM SPSS

Author: Alfred P. Rovai,Jason D. Baker,Michael K. Ponton

Publisher: Watertree Press LLC

ISBN: 0978718682

Category: Computers

Page: 556

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This book integrates social science research methods and the descriptions of over 40 univariate, bivariate, and multivariate tests to include a description of the purpose, key assumptions and requirements, example research question and null hypothesis, SPSS procedures, display and interpretation of SPSS output, and what to report for each test. It is classroom tested and current with IBM SPSS 22. This expanded second edition also features companion website materials including copies of the IBM SPSS datasets used to create the SPSS output presented in the book, and Microsoft PowerPoint presentations that display step-by-step instructions on how to run popular SPSS procedures. Included throughout the book are various sidebars highlighting key points, images and SPSS screenshots to assist understanding the material presented, self-test reviews at the end of each chapter, a decision tree to facilitate identification of the proper statistical test, examples of SPSS output with accompanying analysis and interpretations, links to relevant web sites, and a comprehensive glossary. Underpinning all these features is a concise, easy to understand explanation of the material.
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Using IBM® SPSS® Statistics

An Interactive Hands-On Approach

Author: James O. Aldrich

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1544318871

Category: Social Science

Page: 504

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Using IBM® SPSS® Statistics: An Interactive Hands-On Approach, Third Edition gives readers an accessible and comprehensive guide to walking through SPSS®, providing them with step-by-step knowledge for effectively analyzing their data. From entering data to working with existing databases, and working with the help menu through performing factor analysis, Using IBM® SPSS® Statistics covers every aspect of SPSS® from introductory through intermediate statistics. The book is divided into parts that focus on mastering SPSS® basics, dealing with univariate statistics and graphing, inferential statistics, relational statistics, and more. Written using IBM® SPSS® version 25 and 24, and compatible with the earlier releases, this book is one of the most comprehensive SPSS® guides available.
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An Introduction to Secondary Data Analysis with IBM SPSS Statistics

Author: John MacInnes

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473987717

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

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Many professional, high-quality surveys collect data on people's behaviour, experiences, lifestyles and attitudes. The data they produce is more accessible than ever before. This book provides students with a comprehensive introduction to using this data, as well as transactional data and big data sources, in their own research projects. Here you will find all you need to know about locating, accessing, preparing and analysing secondary data, along with step-by-step instructions for using IBM SPSS Statistics. You will learn how to: Create a robust research question and design that suits secondary analysis Locate, access and explore data online Understand data documentation Check and 'clean' secondary data Manage and analyse your data to produce meaningful results Replicate analyses of data in published articles and books Using case studies and video animations to illustrate each step of your research, this book provides you with the quantitative analysis skills you'll need to pass your course, complete your research project and compete in the job market. Exercises throughout the book and on the book's companion website give you an opportunity to practice, check your understanding and work hands on with real data as you're learning.
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Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods

From Hypothesis to Results

Author: William E. Martin,Krista D. Bridgmon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111823457X

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods This user-friendly textbook teaches students to understand andapply procedural steps in completing quantitative studies. Itexplains statistics while progressing through the steps of thehypothesis-testing process from hypothesis to results. The researchproblems used in the book reflect statistical applications relatedto interesting and important topics. In addition, the book providesa Research Analysis and Interpretation Guide to help studentsanalyze research articles. Designed as a hands-on resource, each chapter covers a singleresearch problem and offers directions for implementing theresearch method from start to finish. Readers will learn howto: Pinpoint research questions and hypotheses Identify, classify, and operationally define the studyvariables Choose appropriate research designs Conduct power analysis Select an appropriate statistic for the problem Use a data set Conduct data screening and analyses using SPSS Interpret the statistics Write the results related to the problem Quantitative and Statistical Research Methods allows students toimmediately, independently, and successfully apply quantitativemethods to their own research projects.
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Soziale Konstellation und historische Perspektive

Festschrift für M. Rainer Lepsius

Author: Steffen Sigmund,Gert Albert,Agathe Bienfait,Mateusz Stachura

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3531909983

Category: Social Science

Page: 485

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M. Rainer Lepsius hat wie kaum ein anderer die deutsche Soziologie intellektuell und institutionell geprägt. Die in seinen prägnanten Aufsätzen entwickelten Kategorien und Analysen beeinflussten nicht nur dauerhaft den soziologischen und sozialhistorischen Diskurs, sondern zeichnen sein Werk auch als ein originäres aus, hinter dem eine besondere soziologische Perspektive deutlich wird. Ausgehend von Überlegungen, die die Originalität des Werkes von M.R. Lepsius im Kontext der Arbeiten Max Webers wie auch der bundesrepublikanischen Soziologie herausarbeiten, gliedert sich dieser Band entlang seiner Forschungsinteressen. Unter den vier seinem Werk entnommenen Kapitelüberschriften „Die kulturellen Dimensionen sozialer Ungleichheit“, „Demokratie in Deutschland“ - und Europa -, „Interessen, Ideen und Institutionen“ sowie „Zur Lage der Soziologie“ werden seine Begriffsprägungen, Forschungsorientierungen und -beiträge von zahlreichen Kollegen aufgenommen, reflektiert und weitergeführt.
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Using and Interpreting Statistics in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

Author: William E. Wagner, III,Brian Joseph Gillespie

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1544321090

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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Using and Interpreting Statistics in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences by William E. Wagner, III and Brian J. Gillespie is designed to be paired with any undergraduate introduction to research methods text used by students in a variety of disciplines. It introduces students to statistics at the conceptual level—examining the meaning of statistics, and why researchers use a particular statistical technique, rather than computational skills. Focusing on descriptive statistics, and some more advanced topics such as tests of significance, measures of association, and regression analysis, this brief, inexpensive text is the perfect companion to help students who have not yet taken an introductory statistics course or are confused by the statistics used in the articles they are reading.
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Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics

Author: Andy Field

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526422964

Category: Reference

Page: 1104

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With an exciting new look, new characters to meet, and its unique combination of humour and step-by-step instruction, this award-winning book is the statistics lifesaver for everyone. From initial theory through to regression, factor analysis and multilevel modelling, Andy Field animates statistics and SPSS software with his famously bizarre examples and activities. What’s brand new: A radical new design with original illustrations and even more colour A maths diagnostic tool to help students establish what areas they need to revise and improve on. A revamped digital resource that uses video, case studies, datasets and more to help students negotiate project work, master data management techniques, and apply key writing and employability skills New sections on replication, open science and Bayesian thinking Now fully up to date with latest versions of IBM SPSS Statistics©. Please note that ISBN: 9781526445780 comprises the paperback edition of the Fifth Edition and the student version of IBM SPSS Statistics. More information on this version of the software's features can be found here.
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IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics

Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

Author: George A. Morgan,Nancy L. Leech,Gene W. Gloeckner,Karen C. Barrett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136461809

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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Designed to help students analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book, written in easy-to-understand language, shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design, and to interpret outputs appropriately. The authors prepare readers for all of the steps in the research process: design, entering and checking data, testing assumptions, assessing reliability and validity, computing descriptive and inferential parametric and nonparametric statistics, and writing about outputs. Dialog windows and SPSS syntax, along with the output, are provided. Three realistic data sets, available on the Internet, are used to solve the chapter problems. The new edition features: Updated to IBM SPSS version 20 but the book can also be used with older and newer versions of SPSS. A new chapter (7) including an introduction to Cronbach’s alpha and factor analysis. Updated Web Resources with PowerPoint slides, additional activities/suggestions, and the answers to even-numbered interpretation questions for the instructors, and chapter study guides and outlines and extra SPSS problems for the students. The web resource is located www.routledge.com/9781848729827 . Students, instructors, and individual purchasers can access the data files to accompany the book at www.routledge.com/9781848729827 . IBM SPSS for Introductory Statistics, Fifth Edition provides helpful teaching tools: All of the key IBM SPSS windows needed to perform the analyses. Complete outputs with call-out boxes to highlight key points. Flowcharts and tables to help select appropriate statistics and interpret effect sizes. Interpretation sections and questions help students better understand and interpret the output. Assignments organized the way students proceed when they conduct a research project. Examples of how to write about outputs and make tables in APA format. Helpful appendices on how to get started with SPSS and write research questions. An ideal supplement for courses in either statistics, research methods, or any course in which SPSS is used, such as in departments of psychology, education, and other social and health sciences. This book is also appreciated by researchers interested in using SPSS for their data analysis.
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