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Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Series Editor: Jeff Gill, Steven G. Heeringa, J. Scott Long, Thomas A.B. Snijders, Wim J Van Der Linden

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1-10 of 20 results in Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  1. Bayesian Methods

    A Social and Behavioral Sciences Approach, Third Edition

    By Jeff Gill

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    An Update of the Most Popular Graduate-Level Introductions to Bayesian Statistics for Social Scientists Now that Bayesian modeling has become standard, MCMC is well understood and trusted, and computing power continues to increase, Bayesian Methods: A Social and Behavioral Sciences Approach, Third...

    Published December 19th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  2. Generalized Structured Component Analysis

    A Component-Based Approach to Structural Equation Modeling

    By Heungsun Hwang, Yoshio Takane

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Developed by the authors, generalized structured component analysis is an alternative to two longstanding approaches to structural equation modeling: covariance structure analysis and partial least squares path modeling. Generalized structured component analysis allows researchers to evaluate the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Age-Period-Cohort Models

    Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data

    By Robert O'Brien

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Develop a Deep Understanding of the Statistical Issues of APC Analysis Age–Period–Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data presents an introduction to the problems and strategies for modeling age, period, and cohort (APC) effects for aggregate-level data. These strategies include...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  4. Statistical Studies of Income, Poverty and Inequality in Europe

    Computing and Graphics in R using EU-SILC

    By Nicholas T. Longford

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    There is no shortage of incentives to study and reduce poverty in our societies. Poverty is studied in economics and political sciences, and population surveys are an important source of information about it. The design and analysis of such surveys is principally a statistical subject matter and...

    Published July 7th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. Multilevel Modeling Using R

    By W. Holmes Finch, Jocelyn E. Bolin, Ken Kelley

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    A powerful tool for analyzing nested designs in a variety of fields, multilevel/hierarchical modeling allows researchers to account for data collected at multiple levels. Multilevel Modeling Using R provides you with a helpful guide to conducting multilevel data modeling using the R software...

    Published June 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Computerized Multistage Testing

    Theory and Applications

    Edited by Duanli Yan, Alina A. von Davier, Charles Lewis

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Devising tests that evaluate a nation’s educational standing and implement efficacious educational reforms requires a careful balance among the contributions of technology, psychometrics, test design, and the learning sciences. Unlike other forms of adaptive testing, multistage testing (MST) is...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. Analyzing Spatial Models of Choice and Judgment with R

    By David A. Armstrong, II, Ryan Bakker, Royce Carroll, Christopher Hare, Keith T. Poole, Howard Rosenthal

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Modern Methods for Evaluating Your Social Science Data With recent advances in computing power and the widespread availability of political choice data, such as legislative roll call and public opinion survey data, the empirical estimation of spatial models has never been easier or more popular....

    Published February 7th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  8. Handbook of International Large-Scale Assessment

    Background, Technical Issues, and Methods of Data Analysis

    Edited by Leslie Rutkowski, Matthias von Davier, David Rutkowski

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Technological and statistical advances, along with a strong interest in gathering more information about the state of our educational systems, have made it possible to assess more students, in more countries, more often, and in more subject domains. The Handbook of International Large-Scale...

    Published November 12th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. Generalized Linear Models for Categorical and Continuous Limited Dependent Variables

    By Michael Smithson, Edgar C. Merkle

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Generalized Linear Models for Categorical and Continuous Limited Dependent Variables is designed for graduate students and researchers in the behavioral, social, health, and medical sciences. It incorporates examples of truncated counts, censored continuous variables, and doubly bounded continuous...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  10. Incomplete Categorical Data Design

    Non-Randomized Response Techniques for Sensitive Questions in Surveys

    By Guo-Liang Tian, Man-Lai Tang

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Respondents to survey questions involving sensitive information, such as sexual behavior, illegal drug usage, tax evasion, and income, may refuse to answer the questions or provide untruthful answers to protect their privacy. This creates a challenge in drawing valid inferences from potentially...

    Published August 17th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

Forthcoming Books

  1. Bayesian Psychometric Modeling
    By Roy Levy, Robert J. Mislevy
    To Be Published September 25th 2015
  2. Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume One
    Edited by Wim Van Der Linden, Ronald K. Hambleton
    To Be Published October 14th 2015
  3. Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Two
    Edited by Wim Van Der Linden, Ronald K. Hambleton
    To Be Published October 14th 2015
  4. Handbook of Item Response Theory, Volume Three
    Edited by Wim J. Van Der Linden, Ronald K. Hambleton
    To Be Published October 14th 2015
  5. Handbook of Item Response Theory, Three Volume Set
    Edited by Wim Van Der Linden, Ronald K. Hambleton
    To Be Published October 14th 2015
  6. Handling Missing Data in Social Research
    By Scott M. Lynch, J. Scott Brown
    To Be Published November 14th 2015

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