Elementary Statistics In Social Research, Books A La Carte by Jack LevinElementary Statistics In Social Research, Books A La Carte by Jack Levin

Elementary Statistics In Social Research, Books A La Carte

byJack Levin, James A. Fox, David Forde

Loose Leaf | August 10, 2016

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For courses in Statistics for Social Workers

An introduction to statistics in the social sciences that balances theory and practice
Elementary Statistics in Social Research
provides a balanced overview of statistical analysis in the social sciences, providing coverage of both theoretical concepts and step-by-step computational techniques. Throughout this best-selling text, authors Jack Levin, James Alan Fox, and David Forde make statistics accessible to all readers, particularly those without a strong background in mathematics. Throughout the Twelfth Edition, detailed, step-by-step illustrations of statistical procedures help students to better grasp key concepts.

NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.

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Jack Levin is the Irving and Betty Brudnick Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University. His research interests include, criminology, murder, prejudice and hate, and social psychology. Dr. Levin's other books include The Violence of Hate, Why We Hate, The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder (with James Alan Fox), and E...
Title:Elementary Statistics In Social Research, Books A La CarteFormat:Loose LeafDimensions:608 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.3 inPublished:August 10, 2016Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0134427769

ISBN - 13:9780134427768

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Table of Contents

1. Why the Social Researcher Uses Statistics
2. Organizing the Data
3. Measures of Central Tendency
4. Measures of Variability
5. Probability and the Normal Curve
6. Samples and Populations
7. Testing Differences between Means
8. Analysis of Variance
9. Nonparametric Tests of Significance
10. Correlation
11. Regression Analysis
12. Nonparametric Measures of Correlation
13. Choosing Statistical Procedures for Research Problems
Appendix A: The Social Research Process In Practice
Appendix B: Using SPSS and the General Social Survey
Appendix C: Tables
Appendix D: List of Formulas
Appendix E: A Review of Some Fundamentals of Mathematics