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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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This edition aciences a somewhat lower technical level in the first nine chapters, to make the book more easily accessible to undergraduate students. Advanced topics such as regression and ANOVA emphasize interpreting output from computer packages rather than complex computing formulas.
Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition
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. We don’t recognize your username or password. 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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Table of Contents 1. I personally didn’t find this textbook’s explanations or presentation of material entirely intuitive, especially for anybody who hadn’t already been exposed to statistics. Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political science, and psychology.
Reliance on an overly simplistic recipe-based approach to statistics is not the route to good statistical practice. Students in geography, anthropology, journalism, and speech also are sometimes required to take at least one statistics course.
The author is successful 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. 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 universities and companies in about 20 countries worldwide.
Exercises in this “international edition” are not the finaly to those of the American one. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester sequence of courses.
It provides good examples with SPSS output. From inside the book. The mathematics is still downplayed, in particular probability, which is agreti too often a stumbling block for students. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Emphasis on concepts, rather than computing formulas. The book helps in this Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
Description The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social agrestii 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 fourth edition has an even stronger emphasis on concepts and applications, with greater attention to “real data” both in the examples and exercises. Strong emphasis on regression topics. Instructors, sign in here to see net price. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester Although it may be to make the material more digestible, I have to say the book does a poor job of explaining concepts and makes it more confusing without prior knowledge.
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. 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.
The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences 5th Edition. Read more Read less. The main changes are as follows: This is by no means a theoretical textbook: Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences 3rd Edition. It markets itself particularly to the social sciences, but in reality it is nothing more than an introductory statistics text.
No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal lowest-level high-school algebra.