Statistical Methods for Psychology / Edition 5

Statistical Methods for Psychology / Edition 5

by David C. Howell
     
 

ISBN-10: 053437770X

ISBN-13: 9780534377700

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The Third Edition of Meier and Brudney's Applied Statistics for Public Administration provides comprehensive coverage of the major statistical and analytical tools you'll need as a public manager. The book also fully meets the NASPAA standards for methodology in masters programs in public affairs and administration. In an easy-to-read, applied format, the book focuses…  See more details below

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The Third Edition of Meier and Brudney's Applied Statistics for Public Administration provides comprehensive coverage of the major statistical and analytical tools you'll need as a public manager. The book also fully meets the NASPAA standards for methodology in masters programs in public affairs and administration. In an easy-to-read, applied format, the book focuses on practical problems in the public management arena, and its step-by-step explanations help you replace anxiety about statistics with an appreciation for powerful quantitative techniques. Using problems, exercises, and examples taken from the public administration field, you, as a public manager, will see how useful statistics can be - now and in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534377700
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
816
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Basic concepts1
Ch. 2Describing and exploring data15
Ch. 3The normal distribution67
Ch. 4Sampling distributions and hypothesis testing83
Ch. 5Basic concepts of probability109
Ch. 6Categorical data and chi-square137
Ch. 7Hypothesis tests applied to means169
Ch. 8Power213
Ch. 9Correlation and regression231
Ch. 10Alternative correlational techniques275
Ch. 11Simple analysis of variance297
Ch. 12Multiple comparisons among treatment means343
Ch. 13Factorial analysis of variance391
Ch. 14Repeated-measures designs439
Ch. 15Multiple regression493
Ch. 16Analyses of variance and covariance as general linear models555
Ch. 17Log-linear analysis605
Ch. 18Resampling and nonparametric approaches to data635

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