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The main changes are as follows:. Description The book presents an introduction to statistical methods for students majoring in social science disciplines.
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Displaying Editions 11 – 20 out of The fourth edition has an even stronger emphasis editiom concepts and applications, with greater attention to “real data” both in the examples and exercises. About the Author s. Share a link to All Resources. Availability This item is out of print and has been replaced with Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences, 5th Edition.
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Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (4th Edition) by Alan Agresti, Barbara Finlay
Although not quite as informative, this will again make results consistent with software output, and help students connect the idea of the se for the various inferential methods they see. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: This edition has a somewhat lower technical level in the first nine chapters, to make the book more easily accessible to undergraduate students.
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The mathematics is still downplayed, in particular probability, which is all too often fonlay stumbling block for students. Instructors, sign in here to see net price. The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester sequence of courses. Integration of descriptive and inferential statistics from an early point in the text. Statistical methods for the social sciences by Alan Agresti; Barbara Finlay.
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Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences (4th Edition)
By “modern”, I mean that it is model rather than test oriented, that it gives heavy emphasis to confidence intervals and p-values rather than using arbitrary levels of significance, and that it eschews computational formulae. 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.
This includes some new exercises that ask students to use applets located at http: