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Exploring data: an introduction to data analysis for social scientists

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Publication date

2008

Abstract

The updated edition of this classic text introduces a range of techniques for exploring quantitative data. Beginning with an emphasis on descriptive statistics and graphical approaches, it moves on in later chapters to simple strategies for examining the associations between variables using inferential statistics such as chi squared. The book has been substantially revised to include the most recent approaches to data analysis, and includes step-by-step instructions on using SPSS. All these techniques are illustrated with intriguing real examples, drawn from important social research over the past three decades, designed to illuminate significant sociological and political debates.

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Statistical Analysis and Surveys

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http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/record=b1696113~S5

Notes

Albert Sloman Library

#512968


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