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Social Statistics for a Diverse Society

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9781412992534

ISBN10:
1412992532
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/24/2010
Publisher(s):
SAGE Publications, Inc

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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 11/24/2010.
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Summary

The new edition of this bestselling text continues to emphasize intuition and common sense, while demonstrating the link between the practice of statistics and important social issues. Recognizing that today's students live in a world characterized by a growing diversity and richness of social differences, the authors help students learn key sociological concepts through real research examples related to the dynamic interplay of race, class, gender, and other social variables. In addition, guides for reading and interpreting the research literature help students understand key concepts, while SPSS demonstrations and a rich variety of exercises help them hone their problem-solving skills.

Table of Contents

The What and the Why of Statistics
Organization of Information
Graphic Presentation
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Variability
The Normal Distribution
Sampling and Sampling Distributions
Estimation
Testing Hypotheses
Relationships Between Two Variables: Cross-Tabulation
The Chi-Square Test
Measures of Association for Nominal and Ordinal Variables
Regression and Correlation
Analysis of Variance
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