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Title:
The Chicago guide to writing about numbers
Author:
Miller, Jane E. (Jane Elizabeth), 1959-
Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xiv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
1. Why write about numbers? -- pt. I. Principles. 2. Seven basic principles -- 3. Causality, statistical significance, and substantive significance -- 4. Technical but important: five more basic principles -- pt. II. Tools. 5. Types of quantitative comparison -- 6. Creating effective tables -- 7. Creating effective charts -- 8. Choosing effective examples and analogies -- pt. III. Pulling it all together. 9. Writing about distributions and associations -- 10. Writing about data and methods -- 11. Pulling it all together -- 12. Speaking about numbers -- Appendix A. Implementing "Generalization, Example, Exceptions" (GEE).
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ISBN:
9780226526300

9780226526317
Format :
Book

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