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Adventures in Social Research with SPSS Student Version: Data Analysis Using SPSS 14.0 and 15.0 for Windows, Sixth Edition
ISBN: 9781412940832.* Adventures in Social Research with SPSS Student Version: Data Analysis Using SPSS 14.0 and 15.0 for Windows, Sixth Edition guides readers step-by-step through the process of data analysis using the latest version of SPSS and the most up to date version of the General Social Survey. In this thoroughly revised edition, authors Earl Babbie, Fred Halley, and Jeanne Zaino stress active and collaborative learning as students engage in a series of practical investigative exercises.
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Accompanied by High Quality Ancillaries!
An accompanying CD-ROM contains data sets, Designing Your Own Survey, and comprehensive appendices that include questionnaires, research reports, proposals, survey tips, commands, readings, and much more.
Designed for both introductory and advanced research methods or statistics courses in Sociology, Political Science, Social Work, Criminal Justice, and Public Health departments, this is an ideal computer skills and data analysis textbook for any discipline that uses survey methods.
Uses GSS data set for analytic activities; also allows stu- dent to create own data set; lab & homework assignments.
PART I Preparing for Data Analysis
Chapter 1: Introduction: The Theory and Practice of Social Research
Chapter 2: The Logic of Measurement
Chapter 3: Description of Data Sets: The General Social Survey
PART II Univariate Analysis
Chapter 4: Using SPSS: Some Basics
Chapter 5: Describing Your Data: Religiosity
Chapter 6: Presenting Your Data in Graphic Form
Chapter 7: Recoding Your Data: Religiosity and Political Orientations
Chapter 8: Creating Composite Measures: Exploring Attitudes Toward Abortion in More Depth
Chapter 9: Suggestions for Further Analysis
PART III Bivariate Analysis
Chapter 10: Using Crosstabs to Examine the Sources of Religiosity
Chapter 11: Political Orientations as Cause and Effect
Chapter 12: What Causes Different Attitudes Toward Abortion
Chapter 13: Measures of Association
Chapter 14: Tests of Significance
Chapter 15: Suggestions for Further Bivariate Analysis
PART IV Multivariate Analysis
Chapter 16: Multiple Causation: Examining Religiosity in Greater Depth
Chapter 17: Dissecting the Political Factor
Chapter 18: A Power Prediction of Attitudes Toward Abortion
Chapter 19: Suggestions for Further Multivariate Analyses
PART V The Adventure Continues
Chapter 20: Designing and Executing Your Own Survey
Chapter 21: Further Opportunities for Social Research