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  1. Modeling Longitudinal and Multilevel Data

    Practical Issues, Applied Approaches, and Specific Examples

    Edited by Todd D. Little, Kai U. Schnabel, Jrgen Baumert

    This book focuses on the practical issues and approaches to handling longitudinal and multilevel data. All data sets and the corresponding command files are available via the Web. The working examples are available in the four major SEM packages--LISREL, EQS, MX, and AMOS--and two Multi-level...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Structural Equation Modeling With Lisrel, Prelis, and Simplis

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming

    By Barbara M. Byrne

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book illustrates the ease with which various features of LISREL 8 and PRELIS 2 can be implemented in addressing research questions that lend themselves to SEM. Its purpose is threefold: (a) to present a nonmathmatical introduction to basic concepts associated with SEM, (b) to demonstrate basic...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Qualitative Networks

    Mixed methods in sociological research

    By Elisa Bellotti

    Series: Social Research Today

    How do we interact with people in our everyday life? Who are the people we are connected to? What are the consequences of overlapping social circles and how people deal with the potential emerging conflicts? What are the structural and cultural mechanisms that regulate social worlds? Network...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics

    Use and Interpretation, Fifth Edition

    By Nancy L. Leech, Karen C. Barrett, George A. Morgan

    Designed to help readers analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design; perform intermediate statistics, including multivariate statistics; interpret output; and write about the results. The book...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Categorical and Nonparametric Data Analysis

    Choosing the Best Statistical Technique

    By E. Michael Nussbaum

    Featuring in-depth coverage of categorical and nonparametric statistics, this book provides a conceptual framework for choosing the most appropriate type of test in various research scenarios. Class tested at the University of Nevada, the book's clear explanations of the underlying assumptions,...

    Published July 29th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Beads, Bodies, and Trash

    Public Sex, Global Labor, and the Disposability of Mardi Gras

    By David Redmon

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    Beads, Bodies, and Trash merges cultural sociology with a commodity chain analysis by following Mardi Gras beads to their origins. Beginning with Bourbon Street of New Orleans, this book moves to the grim factories in the tax-free economic zone of rural Fuzhou, China. Beads, Bodies, and Trash will...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. MATLAB for Behavioral Scientists, Second Edition

    By David A. Rosenbaum, Jonathan Vaughan, Brad Wyble

    Written specifically for those with no prior programming experience and minimal quantitative training, this accessible text walks behavioral science students and researchers through the process of programming using MATLAB. The book explores examples, terms, and programming needs relevant to those...

    Published July 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Challenges of Being a Rural Gay Man

    Coping with Stigma

    By Deborah Bray Preston, Anthony R. D'Augelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Gay men often face struggles in the conservative world of rural life, due to the pervasive social stigmas associated with homosexuality and the lack of anonymity in a small-town setting. In this book, Preston and D’Augelli present the results of in-depth interviews and surveys with rural gay men,...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sport, Difference and Belonging

    Conceptions of Human Variation in British Sport

    By James Rosbrook-Thompson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Ethnography

    This book combines historical and ethnographic components in examining the ideas about human variation subscribed to by coaches, commentators and sportspeople themselves. The book begins by interrogating the idea of the ‘impulsive’ black sportsman (and the ‘impulsive’ black male more generally),...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Statistical Power Analysis

    A Simple and General Model for Traditional and Modern Hypothesis Tests, Fourth Edition

    By Kevin R. Murphy, Brett Myors, Allen Wolach

    Noted for its accessible approach, this text applies the latest approaches of power analysis to both null hypothesis and minimum-effect testing using the same basic unified model. Through the use of a few simple procedures and examples, the authors show readers with little expertise in statistical...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge