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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Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition
This edition also has an appendix explaining how to apply SPSS and Shatistical to conduct the methods of each chapter and a website giving links to information about other software. The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. No eBook available Amazon. He has held visiting positions at Harvard University, Boston University, London School of Economics, and Imperial College and has taught courses or short courses for statisfical and companies in about 20 countries worldwide.
Chapter 16 includes new sections on longitudinal data analysis and multilevel hierarchical models. Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. The book helps in this User Review – Flag as inappropriate 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. The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines.
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. The main ghe are as follows:. It provides good examples with SPSS output.
He is author of over refereed article and four texts including “Statistics: This edition has a somewhat lower technical level in the first nine chapters, to make the book more easily accessible to undergraduate students. The presentation of computationally complex methods, such as regression, emphasizes interpretation of software output rather than the formulas for performing the analysis. Alan AgrestiBarbara Finlay. Although not quite as informative, this will again make results consistent with software output, and help students connect the idea of the se for the various inferential methods they see.
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There is a stronger focus on real examples and on the integration of statisical software. Students in geography, anthropology, journalism, and speech also are sometimes required to take at least sciencse statistics course. Description The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines.
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The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester Because of this, this book does not cover the traditional shortcut hand-computational formulas and approximations. Students in geography, anthropology, journalism, and speech also are sometimes required to take at least one statistics course.
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. No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal lowest-level high-school algebra. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition. Integration of descriptive and inferential statistics from an early point in the text.