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New and Published Books

  1. The Data Game

    Controversies in Social Science Statistics, 4th Edition

    By Mark Maier, Jennifer Imazeki

    This book introduces students to the collection, uses, and interpretation of statistical data in the social sciences. It would suit all social science introductory statistics and research methods courses. Separate chapters are devoted to data in the fields of demography, housing, health, education,...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Global Social Issues: An Encyclopedia

    An Encyclopedia

    By Christopher G. Bates, James Ciment

    This landmark reference is a comprehensive, one-stop, interdisciplinary resource that examines current, critical social issues in historical and global contexts. Nearly 150 in-depth, balanced, and thought-provoking articles cover a broad range of critically important topics: the environment, health...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Social Statistics

    Managing Data, Conducting Analyses, Presenting Results, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas J. Linneman

    Series: Contemporary Sociological Perspectives

    Many fundamentally important decisions about our social life are a function of how well we understand and analyze DATA. This sounds so obvious but it is so misunderstood. Social statisticians struggle with this problem in their teaching constantly. This book and its approach is the ally and support...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. R Data Analysis without Programming

    By David W. Gerbing

    This book prepares readers to analyze data and interpret statistical results using R more quickly than other texts. R is a challenging program to learn because code must be created to get started. To alleviate that challenge, Professor Gerbing developed lessR. LessR extensions remove the need to...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Understanding and Doing Successful Research

    Data Collection and Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Shaun Best

    Research Methods is an essential guide to carrying out a research project. Each of the focused chapters introduces and explains an aspect of social research to readers who may have no experience or knowledge of this subject. The emphasis is on ‘how to do’ various different methods,...

    Published June 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish statistical models using contemporary standards. The book targets the social and health science...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences

    By Rachel A. Gordon

    The book provides graduate students in the social sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate, interpret, present, and publish basic regression models using contemporary standards. Key features of the book include: interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples...

    Published February 25th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Welfare Rights and Social Policy

    By Hartley Dean

    Welfare Rights and Social Policy provides an introduction to social policy through a discussion of welfare rights, which are explored in historical, comparative and critical context. At a time when the cause of human rights is high on the global political agendathe authorasks why the status...

    Published June 25th 2002 by Routledge

  9. The Data Game

    Controversies in Social Science Statistics, 3rd Edition

    By Mark Maier, Jennifer Imazeki

    Series: Habitat Guides

    Now updated for web-based research, the third edition of The Data Game introduces students to the collection, use, and interpretation of statistical data in the social sciences. Separate chapters are devoted to data in the fields of demography, housing, health, education, crime, the national...

    Published April 29th 1999 by Routledge

  10. The Hard-pressed Researcher

    A research handbook for the caring professions, 2nd Edition

    By Anne Edwards, Robin Talbot

    Working in the fields of education, health and social care demands a great deal of energy, effort and commitment on the part of the practitioner or trainee. When a research project is added to a workload the pressures can be great, particulary if the would-be-researcher is not confident about the...

    Published April 22nd 1999 by Routledge