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Understanding Statistics: An Introduction for the Social Sciences
Wright, Daniel B.
ISBN 13: 
9780803979178
ISBN 10: 
0803979177
Category: 
Consumer Health (General)
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Sage Publications
Format: 
Cloth
Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
SAGE Publications Ltd
Affiliation: 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA
Audience: 
College/higher education
Pages: 
240
Weight: 
1.19
Retail Price: 
180.00
Quantity On Hand: 
0
Quantity On Order: 
0
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Synopsis:
In this comprehensive introduction to using statistics in the social sciences, Daniel B Wright describes the most popular statistical techniques, explaining their basic principles and demonstrating their use in a wide range of social research.

The book is divided into four sections. Part One explains the theoretical relationship between statistics and research, outlining the place of statistics in the research process and introducing hypothesis testing. In Part Two the two t-tests are described in detail. This serves as a foundation for the rest of the book and develops skills that are called upon in later chapters. Part Three outlines the three main families of statistical tests - regression, analysis of variance, a


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