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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Integration of descriptive and inferential statistics from an early point in the text.
The text is the same, though. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences 3rd Edition. The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. 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.
No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal lowest-level high-school algebra.
The information presented once you get to it is reasonably well-written but not so outstandingly better done than other textbooks that were formatted more logically to raise the rating I would give this textbook a 2 star for the formatting issues alone, the quality of agrestu actual instruction earned it an additional star from me.
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Students in geography, anthropology, journalism, and speech also are sometimes required to take at least one methocs course. Perfect condition, purchased for stats class. This edition has a somewhat lower technical level in the first nine chapters, to make the book more easily accessible to undergraduate students.
Pearson offers special pricing when you package your text with other student resources. Share your thoughts with other customers. The main concepts to be understood by students are sampling distribution, confidence interval, p-value, linear regression.
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This edition contains several changes and additions in content, directed toward a more modern approach. If you want a quick introduction and reference to the different methods and tests with all the assumptions and potential pitfalls then this text is perfect. There is a stronger focus on real examples and on sciennces integration of statisical software.
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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The formatting is also problematic for me as a dyslexic in several ways. Get to Know Us. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The author, in this new edition, uses the symbol se for estimated standard errors, rather than the notation of sigma-hat with subscript having the estimator symbol.
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Please try again later. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester 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. By “modern”, I mean that it is model rather than test oriented, that it gives heavy emphasis to confidence intervals and p-values rather than using arbitrary levels of significance, and that it eschews computational formulae.
Probability, sample data, and sampling distributions.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. It serves a purpose just fine, but I think some of the topics could have benefited from clearer conceptual explanations. Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political science, and psychology. Websites and online courses. The book helps in this 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.
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