Using Statistics in the Social Sciences (Reynolds Series in Sociology): A Computer Integrated Approach / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Using Statistics in the Social Sciences introduces students to a wide range of statistical techniques requiring only basic arithmetic competency. Exercises in the book itself or in the included diskette are emphasized to give students experience with real problems. This text is unique in its inclusion of chapters on Bayesian statistics, structural equation modeling and the philosophical foundations of statistics.
Table of ContentsChapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Summarizing Data Chapter 3 Measures of Central Tendency Chapter 4 Measures of Dispersion Chapter 5 Probability Theory Chapter 6 Discrete Probability Distributions Chapter 7 Continuous Probability Distributions Chapter 8 Bayesian Statistics Chapter 9 Sampling Chapter 10 Interval Estimation Chapter 11 Tests of Hypotheses Chapter 12 Analysis of Variance Chapter 13 Correlation and Regression Chapter 14 Multiple Regression and Correlation Chapter 15 Linear Structural Equation Models Chapter 16 Nonparametric Statistics Chapter 17 Epilogue: Philosophical Foundations of Statistics