The Data Game

The Data Game

by Taylor and Francis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0873325885

ISBN-13: 9780873325882

Pub. Date: 05/01/1991

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Now updated for web-based research, the third edition of The Data Game introduces readers to the collection, use, and interpretation of statistical data in the social sciences. Separate chapters are devoted to data in the fields of demography, housing, health, education, crime, the national economy, wealth, income and poverty, labor, business, government, and public…  See more details below

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Now updated for web-based research, the third edition of The Data Game introduces readers to the collection, use, and interpretation of statistical data in the social sciences. Separate chapters are devoted to data in the fields of demography, housing, health, education, crime, the national economy, wealth, income and poverty, labor, business, government, and public opinion polling. The concluding chapter is devoted to the, common problem of ambiguity in social science statistics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873325882
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Series:
Habitat Guides Series
Pages:
256
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Tables, and Boxes
Preface to the Third Edition
Acknowledgments
1Introduction3
2Demography10
3Housing35
4Health55
5Education77
6Crime96
7The National Economy121
8Wealth, Income, and Poverty144
9Labor Statistics167
10Business Statistics188
11Government214
12Public Opinion Polling238
13Conclusions263
Notes275
Index321
About the Author333

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