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Essentials of Social Statistics for a Diverse Society is a briefer version of the successful Social Statistics for a Diverse Society now in its 6th edition. As in the parent text, the context of diversity, illustrated through the use of real data in examples from contemporary social issues, will continue to differentiate this briefer statistics text. Better illustrated with more interesting examples and exercises with aŠ focus on student learning, will set this book apart from its competitors.Features and Benefits:The book√ s informal writing style -- coupled with the use of real-world examplesýmakes the book more accessible and engaging for students.A focus on race, class, gender and other aspects of social diversity sets the book apart from others in the field and mirrors the major emphasis in the social sciences today.Reading the Research Literature sections in most chapters help students read and interpret statistical information in professional and scholarly publications.Learning Checks within chapters engage students in reviewing key concepts and techniques Statistics in Practice extended examples show students applications to meaningful social issues.Heavily illustrated with many charts, tables and graphsExtensive end of chapter exercise sets
Table of Contents
|About the Authors|
|The What and Why of Statistics|
|The Organization and Graphic Presentation of Data|
|Measures of Central Tendency|
|Measures of Variability|
|The Normal Distribution|
|Sampling, Sampling Distributions, and Estimation|
|Relationships Between Two Variables: Cross-Tabulation|
|Regression and Correlation|
|Analysis of Variance|
|The Standard Normal Table|
|Distribution of t|
|Distribution of Chi-Square|
|Distribution of F|
|a Basic Math Review|
|Learning Check Solutions|
|Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises|
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