9780495502838

Research Methods in Political Science An Introduction Using MicroCase ExplorIt

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    9780495502838

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    0495502839

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/7/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Use award-winning software to analyze and critically evaluate real data with the seventh edition of RESEARCH METHODS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION USING MICROCASE? EXPLORIT. This workbook includes a Windows version of MicroCase ExplorIt, a user-friendly program that makes it easy to manipulate and learn from actual data without getting bogged down in complicated statistical software. Over two dozen research-quality data files are included in this package, along with 14 exercise worksheets (one per chapter) that let you see the real impact of the concepts you study. You're then walked through the entire research process, giving you hands-on experience in research methods.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Getting Started
A Brief Overview of Research Methods in Political Science
Measurement I: The Basic Ideas
Measurement II: Types of Data
Variables, Variation, and Explanation
Hypotheses
Sampling
Data Preparation and Entry
Descriptive Statistics
How to Read a Cross-tabulation
Tests of Statistical Significance and Measures of Association
Bivariate Analysis Using ANOVA
Cross-tabulation and Statistics: Controlling for a Third Variable
Correlation and Regression
The Overall Process
Independent Projects
Senators Data
Variable Names and Sources
Glossary
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