SPSS for Social Scientists by Robert MillerSPSS for Social Scientists by Robert Miller

SPSS for Social Scientists

byRobert Miller, Ciaran Acton

Paperback | April 7, 2009

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This clear, student-friendly text offers a step-by-step introduction to the use of SPSS - easily the most widely used data analysis computer package in the social sciences. Supported by four datasets taken from the well-known British Social Attitudes Survey on the topics crime, health, politics and poverty, it offers an eminently practical approach to its subject, while still setting its explanation of statistical procedures within the wider social research context.
ROBERT MILLER is Professor in Sociology in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at Queen's University of Belfast, UK where he is also Director of the Centre for Social Research. His books include Researching Life Stories and Family Histories and The A-Z of Social Research.CIARAN ACTON is a Teaching Fellow in Sociology in the Schoo...
Title:SPSS for Social ScientistsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.83 inPublished:April 7, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Higher EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230209939

ISBN - 13:9780230209930

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- Orientation.- Data Input.- Listing and Exploring Data.- Data Selection and Transformation.- t-test and Hypothesis Testing.- Crosstabulation.- Multiple Response Sets.- Analysis of Variance (ANOVA).- Correlation and Regression.- Factor Analysis.- Logistic Regression.- Loglinear Analysis.- Conclusion.- Appendix I: The Dataset Variables: A Quick Guide.- Appendix II: Your SPSS Dictionary.