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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Nursing Research and Statistics

Author: Nursing Research Society of India

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 933252047X

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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.
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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
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