Statistical methods for the social sciences / Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay Agresti, an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science. Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. APA Citation. Agresti, A., & Finlay, B. (). Statistical methods for the social sciences (Fourth edition, Pearson new international edition.). London: Pearson.
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Integration of descriptive and inferential statistics from an early point in the text. Instructor resource file download The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning.
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Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 3rd Edition. Students in geography, anthropology, journalism, and speech also are sometimes required to take at least one statistics course. Teh text contains numerous sample printouts, mainly in the style of SPSS and occasionaly SAS, both in chapter text and homework problems.
The author is successful in his goal of introducing statistical methods in a style that emphasized their concepts and statishical application to the social sciences rather than the mathematics and computational details behind them. It mfthods met those expectations The fourth edition has an even stronger emphasis on concepts and applications, with greater attention to “real data” both in the examples and exercises.
Availability This item is out of print and has been replaced with Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 5th Edition. Sign In We’re sorry! Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition. Because of this, this book does avresti cover the traditional shortcut hand-computational formulas and approximations. New to This Edition. A technically correct presentation. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester sequence of courses. Username Password Forgot your username or password?
Account Options Sign in. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester Chapter 16 includes new sections on longitudinal data analysis and multilevel hierarchical models.
On the other hand, the text is not a cookbook. My library Help Advanced Book Search. This item is out of print and has been replaced with Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 5th Edition. Description The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines.
He has been teaching statistics there for 30 years, including the development of three courses in statistical methods for social science students and three courses in categorical data analysis.
The mathematics is still downplayed, in particular probability, which is all statisticl often a stumbling block for students. No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal lowest-level high-school algebra.
This edition has a somewhat lower technical level in the first nine chapters, to make the book more easily accessible to undergraduate students.
One way analysis of variance. By “modern”, I mean that it is model rather than test oriented, that it gives heavy emphasis to confidence intervals and p-values rather than using arbitrary levels of significance, and that it eschews computational formulae.
Changes in the Fourth Edition: The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines.
Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition
No eBook available Amazon. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. Since the first statistixal, the increase in computer power coupled with the continued improvement and accessibility of statistical statisticall has had a major impact on the way social scientists analyze data.
Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. The author uses capital Y only as notation for a variable and lower-case for observed values and sample statistics; thus, y-bar, rather than Y-bar, which is consistent with the lower-case used throughout for the standard deviation and other statistics. Reviews “This text is readable, understandable, and well-organized. Perfectly reasonable base text; I think one can get through it significantly faster than two semesters, but provides just the base needed for more advanced work.
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