AGRESTI AND FINLAY STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES PDF

Statistical methods for the social sciences / Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay Agresti, an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science. Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. APA Citation. Agresti, A., & Finlay, B. (). Statistical methods for the social sciences (Fourth edition, Pearson new international edition.). London: Pearson.

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate Perfectly reasonable base text; I think one can get through it significantly faster than two semesters, but provides just the base needed for more advanced work.

Signed out You have successfully signed out and will be required to sign back in should you need to download more resources. It has met those expectations The author uses capital Y only as notation for a variable and lower-case for observed values and sample statistics; thus, y-bar, rather than Y-bar, which is consistent with the lower-case used throughout for the standard deviation and other statistics.

He has been teaching statistics there for 30 years, including the development of three courses in statistical methods for agrestj science students and three courses in categorical data analysis.

We don’t recognize your username or password. A technically correct presentation. Availability This item is out of print and has been replaced with Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 5th Edition. Students in geography, anthropology, journalism, and speech also are sometimes required to take agresi least one statistics course.

Sign In We’re sorry! One way analysis of variance. Description The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines. Datasets and other resources where applicable for this book are available here. Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate students in sociology, political science, and psychology. It provides good examples with SPSS output.

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Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 4th Edition

The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester sequence of courses. Reviews “This text is readable, understandable, and well-organized.

Emphasis on concepts, rather than computing formulas. The book helps in this Perfectly reasonable base text; I think one can get through it significantly faster than two semesters, but provides just the base needed for more advanced work.

Such sequences are commonly required of social science graduate metjods in sociology, political science, and psychology.

Because of this, this book does not cover the traditional shortcut hand-computational formulas and approximations.

Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. Instructor resource file download The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student scienecs.

Reliance on an overly simplistic recipe-based approach to statistics is not the route to good statistical practice.

The presentation of computationally complex methods, such as regression, emphasizes interpretation of software output rather than the formulas for performing the analysis. This sciencss has a somewhat lower technical level in the first nine chapters, fpr make the book more easily accessible to undergraduate students.

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The main concepts to be understood by students are sampling distribution, confidence interval, p-value, linear regression. He has been teaching statistics there for 30 years, including the development of three courses in statistical methods for social science students and three courses in categorical data analysis.

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About the Author s. The mathematics is still downplayed, in particular probability, which is all too often a stumbling block for students. The author is successful in his goal of introducing statistical methods in a style that emphasized their concepts and their application to the social sciences rather than the mathematics and computational details behind them.

Probability, sample data, and sampling distributions. The work is protected by local and international copyright laws and is provided solely for the use of instructors in teaching their courses and assessing student learning. This edition contains several changes and additions in content, directed toward a more modern approach.

Instructors, sign in here to see net price. He is author of over refereed article and four texts including “Statistics: Advanced topics such as regression and ANOVA emphasize interpreting output from computer packages rather than complex computing formulas. He has held visiting positions at Harvard University, Boston University, London School of Economics, and Imperial College and has taught courses or short courses for universities and companies in about 20 countries worldwide. This includes some new exercises that ask students to use applets located at http: The author, in this new edition, uses the symbol se for estimated standard errors, rather than the notation of sigma-hat with subscript having the estimator symbol.

He is author of over refereed article and four texts including “Statistics:

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