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. Statistical methods for the social sciences / Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay Agresti, an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science. Results 1 – 30 of 93 Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences by Agresti, Alan, Finlay, Barbara and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.

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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. Chapter 16 includes new sections on longitudinal data analysis and multilevel hierarchical models.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Websites and online courses. Although it may be to make the material more digestible, I have to say the book atatistical a poor job of explaining concepts and makes it more confusing without prior knowledge.

English Choose a language for shopping. Statistics for the Social Sciences. Alan AgrestiBarbara Finlay. From inside the book. Pages with related products. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester Teh text contains numerous sample printouts, mainly in the style of SPSS and occasionaly SAS, both in chapter text and homework problems.

It has met those expectations The author is metohds in his goal of introducing statistical methods in a style that emphasized their concepts and their application to the social sciences rather than the mathematics and computational details behind them.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. By “modern”, I methkds 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.

Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political science, and psychology.

The mathematics is still downplayed, in particular probability, which is all too often a stumbling block for students. This includes some new exercises that ask students to use applets located at http: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Sign In We’re sorry! 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.

Sciencee a customer review. 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. No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal lowest-level high-school algebra. Hostage at the Table: Account Options Sign in. Strong emphasis on regression topics.

I was assigned it in a first-year PhD class, and found myself rereading a previous textbook when I couldn’t remember certain ideas.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. If combined with the SPSS application guide, it provides great guideline for Statistics at post-graduate level.

## Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition

The main concepts to be understood by students are sampling distribution, confidence interval, p-value, linear regression. Emphasis on concepts, rather than computing formulas. Table of Contents 1. The main concepts to be understood by students are sampling distribution, confidence interval, p-value, linear regression.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? 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. Prentice Hall; 4 edition January 7, Language: Since the first edition, the increase in computer power coupled with the continued improvement and accessibility of statistical software has had a major impact on the way social scientists analyze data.

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