Statistics for the Helping Professions

Statistics for the Helping Professions

by SAGE Publications, Peter L. Besag
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803923406

ISBN-13: 9780803923409

Pub. Date: 01/01/1985

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The Besags' lucid and readable descriptions of statistical processes provide an excellent introduction to the subject for those in the helping professions. The book has been designed to answer three questions about the most commonly used statistical methods in the social sciences: what is the history of each specific technique? Is the present use of that

…  See more details below

Overview

The Besags' lucid and readable descriptions of statistical processes provide an excellent introduction to the subject for those in the helping professions. The book has been designed to answer three questions about the most commonly used statistical methods in the social sciences: what is the history of each specific technique? Is the present use of that technique socially and mathematically valid? And what socially and mathematically valid alternatives are available? Examples are taken from a variety of areas, ensuring that this book will be useful to workers throughout the range of the helping professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803923409
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/01/1985
Pages:
376

Table of Contents

Prologue
Definitions and Dialectics
Descriptive Methods
Probables, Improbables, Common and Rare
Parameter Estimation and Tests of Hypotheses
Statistical Procedures and Statistical Significance

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >