Essentials of Statistics A Tool for Social Research

ISBN-10: 0495601438

ISBN-13: 9780495601432

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Joseph F. Healey

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Book details

List price: $212.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540

Joseph F. Healey is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Christopher Newport University in Virginia. He received his PhD in sociology and anthropology from the University of Virginia. An innovative and experienced teacher of numerous race and ethnicity courses, he has written articles on minority groups, the sociology of sport, social movements, and violence, and he is also the author of Statistics: A Tool for Social Research (10th ed., 2014).

Introduction
Descriptive Statistics
Basic Descriptive Statistics: Percentages, Ratios and Rates, Frequency Distributions
Charts and Graphs
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
The Normal Curve
Inferential Statistics
Introduction to Inferential Statistics, the Sampling Distribution, and Estimation
Hypothesis Testing I: The One-Sample Case
Hypothesis Testing II: The Two-Sample Case
Hypothesis Testing III: The Analysis of Variance
Hypothesis Testing IV: Chi Square
Measures Of Association
Introduction to Bivariate Association and Measures of Association for Variables Measured at the Nominal Level
Association Between Variables Measured at the Ordinal Level
Association Between Variables Measured at the Interval-Ratio Level
Multivariate Techniques
Partial Correlation and Multiple Regression and Correlation
Area Under the Normal Curve
Distribution of t
Distribution of Chi Square
Distribution of F
Using Statistics: Ideas for Research Projects
An Introduction to SPSS for Windows
Code Book for the General Social Survey, 2006
Glossary of Symbols
Answers to Odd-Numbered Computational Problems
Glossary
Index
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