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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 Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2012

by Frank Newport

As the only complete compilation of polls taken by the Gallup Organization, The Gallup Poll is an invaluable tool for ascertaining the pulse of American public opinion throughout the year and for documenting...


Invisible Student Scientists: How Graduate School Science and Engineering Programs Shortchange Black, Hispanic, and Women Students

by Robert Leslie Fisher

Fisher asserts that more native-born women and underrepresented minorities need to obtain advanced degrees in the United States. Drawing on rich data from a sample of approximately 1,300 graduate students, Fisher...


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...


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...


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...


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 Layperson’S Guide to Understanding Research and Data Analysis

by Lynda Rose Bruce

This book is written for busy people who need to understand the information that is flooding them and find ways to interpret it. You may be a business executive, a medical doctor, a stay-at-home mother or father...


Statistics for the Terrified

by John H. Kranzler

Statistics for the Terrified offers a clear and concise introduction to statistics. Perfect as a brief core or supplementary text for undergraduate courses in statistics and research methods, this Sixth Edition...


Poor Numbers

by Morten Jerven

One of the most urgent challenges in African economic development is to devise a strategy for improving statistical capacity. Reliable statistics, including estimates of economic growth rates and per-capita...


Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts

by Peter Andreas & Kelly M. Greenhill

Big, attention-grabbing numbers are frequently used in policy debates and media reporting: "At least 200,000-250,000 people died in the war in Bosnia." "There are three million child soldiers in Africa." "More...


Just Managing?

by Mark O’Brien & Paul Kyprianou

The 'just about managing'. 'Hardworking families'. 'Alarm-clock Britain'. In recent years British political discourse has been filled with these slogans, as politicians claim to speak on behalf of families who...


The Matthew Effect

by Daniel Rigney

The old saying does often seem to hold true: the rich get richer while the poor get poorer, creating a widening gap between those who have more and those who have less. The sociologist Robert K. Merton called...


Migration and Remittances from Mexico: Trends, Impacts, and New Challenges

by Alfredo Cuecuecha & Carla Pederzini

Migration and Remittances from Mexico: Trends, Impacts, and New Challenges, edited by Alfredo Cuecuecha and Carla Pederzini, is an indispensable resource for Mexico-U.S. migration studies. It includes a review...


The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2015

by Frank Newport

As the only complete compilation of polls taken by the Gallup Organization, The Gallup Poll is an invaluable tool for ascertaining the pulse of American public opinion throughout the year and for documenting...


The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2014

by Frank Newport

As the only complete compilation of polls taken by the Gallup Organization, The Gallup Poll is an invaluable tool for ascertaining the pulse of American public opinion throughout the year and for documenting...


The Gallup Poll: Public Opinion 2013

by Frank Newport

As the only complete compilation of polls taken by the Gallup Organization, The Gallup Poll is an invaluable tool for ascertaining the pulse of American public opinion throughout the year and for documenting...


Performing Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS

by Lawrence S. Meyers, Glenn C. Gamst & A. J. Guarino

Features easy-to-follow insight and clear guidelines to perform data analysis using IBM SPSS®

Performing Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS® uniquely addresses the presented statistical procedures with an example...


Statistical Inference

by Michael J. Panik

A concise, easily accessible introduction to descriptive and inferential techniques

Statistical Inference: A Short Course offers a concise presentation of the essentials of basic statistics for readers seeking...


Survey Methodology

by Robert M. Groves, Floyd J. Fowler, Jr., Mick P. Couper & James M. Lepkowski et al.

Praise for the First Edition:

"The book makes a valuable contribution by synthesizing current research and identifying areas for future investigation for each aspect of the survey process."

Journal of the...