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Title:
Statistical analysis in the behavioral sciences
Author:
Raymondo, James C.
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Publication Information:
Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill College, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xviii, 446 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://lcweb.loc.gov/catdir/toc/98-21046.html
ISBN:
9780070522831
Format :
Book

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Summary

Written for a one-semester introduction to statistical analysis course in sociology, criminal justice, social work, or psychology. This book exposes the students to the basic concepts and procedures in statistical analysis as it is applied in the social sciences. It places emphasis on the purpose and interpretation of statistical analysis.


Table of Contents

Preface
Part I Some Basics
Chapter 1 Basic Issues in Statistics
Chapter 2 Sampling
Part II Descriptive Statistics
Chapter 3 The Frequency Distribution, and the GraphicDisplay of Data
Chapter 4 Measures of Central Tendency
Chapter 5 Measures of Variation
Part III The Bridge to Inferential Statistics
Chapter 6 The Normal Distribution
Chapter 7 Probability
Chapter 8 Hypothesis Testing
Part IV Inferential Statistics
Chapter 9 Correlation
Chapter 10 Linear Regression
Chapter 11 Hypothesis Tests for Means
Chapter 12 Analysis of Variance
Chapter 13 Nonparametric Statistics Appendices
Appendix A Statistical Tables
Appendix B Answers to Selected Problems
Appendix C The General National Opinion Research Center Social Survey
Appendix D How to Use SPSS
Glossary
Index