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Elementary Statistics in Social Research

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11th
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9780205570690

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0205570690
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Pub. Date:
2/23/2009
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Pearson
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Summary

This best-selling introduction to statistical analysis in the social sciences provides the right balance of conceptual understanding and step-by-step computational techniques. This book provides the right balance of conceptual understanding and step-by-step computational techniques. It also offers clear, logical explanations for the rationale and use of statistical methods in social research.Designed for those entering a field of sociological study and wanting to learn statistical analysis.

Author Biography

Jack Levin is the Irving and Betty Brudnick Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University. His research interests include, criminology, murder, prejudice and hate, and social psychology. Dr. Levin's other books include The Violence of Hate, Why We Hate, The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Sensleless Murder (with James Alan Fox), and Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder (with James Alan Fox).

 

James Alan Fox is the Lipman Family Professorof Criminal Justice and Professor of Law, Policy, and Society at Northeastern University. He is the author or co-author of sixteen books including Will to Kill and Extreme Killing (both with Jack Levin); winner of the 2007 Hugo Adam Bedau Award for excellence in capital punishment scholarship; and a former Visiting Fellow with the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice.

 

David Forde is Professor and Graduate Director in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama. His principal research activity has been collecting survey and evaluation data on issues of criminal victimization and trauma. Dr. Forde is a current advisor to the National Institute for Law and Equity and a past advisor to the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission on best practices to reduce crime.

Table of Contents

All chapters end with Summary
Terms to Remember, and Questions & Problems
Why the Social Researcher Uses Statistics
The Nature of Social Research
Why Test Hypotheses?
The Stages of Social Research
Using Series of Numbers to Do Social Research
The Functions of Statistics
Description
Organizing the Data
Frequency Distributions of Nominal Data
Comparing Distributions
Proportions and Percentages
Ratios and Rates
Simple Frequency Distributions of Ordinal and Interval Data
Grouped Frequency Distributions of Interval Data
Cumulative Distributions
Percentile Ranks
Dealing with Decimal Data
More on Class Limits
Flexible Class Intervals
Cross-Tabulations
Graphic Presentations
Measures of Central Tendency
The Mode
The Median
The Mean
Taking One Step at a Time
Obtaining the Mode, Median, and Mean from a Simple Frequency Distribution
Comparing the Mode, Median, and Mean
Measures of Variability
The Range
The Inter-Quartile Range
The Variance and Standard Deviation
The Raw-Score Formula for Variance and Standard Deviation
Obtaining the Variance and Standard Deviation from a Simple Frequency Distribution
The Meaning of the Standard Deviation
Comparing Measures of Variability
Visualizing Distributions
From Description to Decision Making Chapter5Probability and the Normal Curve
Rules of Probability
Probability Distributions
The Normal Curve as a Probability Distribution
Characteristics of the Normal Curve
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