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Correlations Between the Physical and Social Sciences

by Valentine J. Belfiglio

This monograph presents four case studies that make correlations between the physical and social sciences. Traditional, empirical, and postmodernist approaches to the study of social sciences have left many...


Within Our Reach

by Lisbeth Schorr

In this solidly researched book, the authors  demonstrate that the knowledge and techniques exist  to decrease the incidence of welfare dependency,  poor single-parent families and alienated,  uneducated...


An Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference

by George G. Roussas

Probability models, statistical methods, and the information to be gained from them is vital for work in business, engineering, sciences (including social and behavioral), and other fields. Data must be properly...


Campus Sex Assaults: A Year-Long Investigation of Midwestern Colleges

by Chicago Tribune Staff

In September 2010, St. Mary's College freshman Elizabeth "Lizzy" Seeberg was found dead, a victim of an apparent suicide from prescription medication, mere days after alleging she had been sexually attacked...


The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society

by Ann Rudinow Saetnan & Heidi Mork Lomell

What we choose to count, what we choose not to count, who does the counting, and the categories and values we choose to apply when counting, matter. This volume addresses why and how students and scholars must...


Crime in the United States 2010

by BERNAN PRESS

Crime in the United States contains findings that the FBI releases annually from its Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Because it is no longer printed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Bernan Press continues...


The Right Decision: A Mathematician Reveals How the Secrets of Decision Theory

by James Stein

CAN YOU EVER BE SURE YOU'RE MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION?

Should you stay in a comfy job with little chance of advancement-or take a riskier one in which you could make lots of money but also wind up on the street?...


Qualitative Analysis

by Douglas Ezzy

Offering a detailed introduction to the practice of data analysis, this book is both user-friendly and theoretically grounded. Drawing on his extensive experience of qualitative research, Douglas Ezzy reviews...


Moving Safely: Crime and Perceived Safety in Stockholm's Subway Stations

by Vania Ceccato

The aim of Moving Safely is to provide both theoretical and empirical perspectives on safety conditions at subway stations. This book adopts an approach that is place-centered, focusing on the importance of...


An Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference

by George G. Roussas

Roussas introduces readers with no prior knowledge in probability or statistics, to a thinking process to guide them toward the best solution to a posed question or situation. An Introduction to Probability...


Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling with IBM SPSS

by Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas & Lynn N. Tabata

This book demonstrates how to use multilevel and longitudinal modeling techniques available in the IBM SPSS mixed-effects program (MIXED). Annotated screen shots provide readers with a step-by-step understanding...


Applying Contemporary Statistical Techniques

by Rand R. Wilcox

Applying Contemporary Statistical Techniques explains why traditional statistical methods are often inadequate or outdated when applied to modern problems. Wilcox demonstrates how new and more powerful techniques...


Statistical Methods for Communication Science

by Andrew F. Hayes

Statistical Methods for Communication Science is the only statistical methods volume currently available that focuses exclusively on statistics in communication research. Writing in a straightforward, personal...


Basic Statistics: An Introduction with R

by Tenko Raykov & George A. Marcoulides

Basic Statistics provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to statistics using the free, state-of-the-art software program R. This book is designed to both introduce students to key concepts in statistics...


The Who, What, and Where of America: Understanding the American Community Survey

by Deirdre A. Gaquin

The American Community Survey (ACS) is ushering in the most substantial change in the decennial census in more than 60 years. It will replace the decennial census long form in 2010 and collect long-form-type...


Cross-Cultural Analysis: Methods and Applications

by Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt & Jaak Billiet

Intended to bridge the gap between the latest methodological developments and cross-cultural research, this interdisciplinary resource presents the latest strategies for analyzing cross-cultural data. Techniques...


Schaum's Outline of Statistics in Psychology

by Larry J. Stephens

Schaum's has Satisfied Students for 50 Years.

Now Schaum's Biggest Sellers are in New Editions!

For half a century, more than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them study faster, learn better,...


Agents of Bioterrorism: Pathogens and Their Weaponization

by Geoffrey Zubay

This new work offers a clear and thorough account of the threats posed by bioterrorism from the perspective of biologists. The authors examine thirteen disease-causing agents, including those responsible for...


A Tale of Two Cultures: Qualitative and Quantitative Research in the Social Sciences

by Gary Goertz & James Mahoney

Some in the social sciences argue that the same logic applies to both qualitative and quantitative methods. In A Tale of Two Cultures, Gary Goertz and James Mahoney demonstrate that these two paradigms constitute...


Fundamental Statistics for Social Research: Step-by-Step Calculations and Computer Techniques Using SPSS for Windows

by Duncan Cramer

This accessible introduction to statistics using the program SPSS for Windows explains when to apply and how to calculate and interpret a wide range of statistical procedures commonly used in the social sciences....