Statistics for Anthropology / Edition 2

Statistics for Anthropology / Edition 2

by Lorena Madrigal
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0521147085

ISBN-13: 9780521147088

Pub. Date: 03/01/2012

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Anthropologists often need to use quantitative methods, but statistics are often seen as impenetrable and difficult. This book offers anthropology and other social science students an easy, step-by-step route through the statistical maze. In clear, simple language, using relevant examples and practice problems, it gives students with a minimal mathematical background

Overview

Anthropologists often need to use quantitative methods, but statistics are often seen as impenetrable and difficult. This book offers anthropology and other social science students an easy, step-by-step route through the statistical maze. In clear, simple language, using relevant examples and practice problems, it gives students with a minimal mathematical background a thorough grounding in methodology, together with insight into how and when different methods need to be applied. It will be a 'must-have' for all anthropology and social science students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521147088
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2012
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction to statistics; 2. Frequency distributions and graphs; 3. Descriptive statistics: measures of the central tendency and dispersion; 4. Probability and statistics; 5. Hypothesis testing; 6. The difference between two means; 7. Analysis of variance (ANOVA); 8. Non-parametric comparison of samples; 9. Simple linear regression; 10. Correlation analysis; 11. The analysis of frequencies; Appendix A. Answers to selected exercises; Appendix B. A brief overview of SAS/ASSIT; Appendix C. Statistical tables; Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >