Statistics for Anthropology / Edition 1

Statistics for Anthropology / Edition 1

by Lorena Madrigal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521577861

ISBN-13: 9780521577861

Pub. Date: 04/28/1998

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…  See more details below

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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:
9780521577861
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction to statistics1
2Frequency distributions and graphs15
3Descriptive statistics: measures of central tendency and dispersion31
4Probability and statistics54
5Hypothesis testing77
6The difference between two means96
7Analysis of variance (ANOVA)113
8Non-parametric comparison of samples130
9Simple linear regression151
10Correlation analysis179
11The analysis of frequencies192
References204
App. A: Answers to selected exercises207
App. BA brief overview of SAS/ASSIST216
App. CStatistical tables219
Index237

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