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  1. The Mutual Construction of Statistics and Society

    Edited by Ann Rudinow Saetnan, Heidi Mork Lomell, Svein Hammer

    Series: Routledge Advances in Research Methods

    Statistics are often seen as simple, straightforward, and objective descriptions of society. However, what we choose to count, what we choose not to count, who does the counting, and the categories and values we choose to apply when counting, matter. This volume addresses the ways in which...

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Multilevel Modeling of Categorical Outcomes Using IBM SPSS

    By Ronald H Heck, Scott Thomas, Lynn Tabata

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This is the first workbook that introduces the multilevel approach to modeling with categorical outcomes using IBM SPSS Version 20. Readers learn how to develop, estimate, and interpret multilevel models with categorical outcomes. The authors walk readers through data management, diagnostic tools,...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Statistical Concepts

    A Second Course, 4th Edition

    By Richard G. Lomax, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

    Statistical Concepts consists of the last 9 chapters of An Introduction to Statistical Concepts, 3rd ed. Designed for the second course in statistics, it is one of the few texts that focuses just on intermediate statistics. The book highlights how statistics work and what they mean to better...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge

  4. An Introduction to Statistical Concepts

    Third Edition

    By Richard G. Lomax, Debbie L. Hahs-Vaughn

    This comprehensive, flexible text is used in both one- and two-semester courses to review introductory through intermediate statistics. Instructors select the topics that are most appropriate for their course. Its conceptual approach helps students more easily understand the concepts and interpret...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Changing Relationships

    Edited by Malcolm Brynin, John Ermisch

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Some relationships are within the family -- such as between parents and children, grandparents and children and between siblings -- while others are between friends. In some cases, these distinctions are blurred (Are short-term partners family members? Are family members seen as such when...

    Published February 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Models in Statistical Social Research

    By G¨otz Rohwer

    Series: Social Research Today

    Models in Statistical Social Research provides a comprehensive insight of models used in statistical social research based on statistical data and methods. While traditionally understood statistical models relate to data generating processes which presuppose facts, this book focuses on analytical...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Social Class in Europe

    An introduction to the European Socio-economic Classification

    Edited by David Rose, Eric Harrison

    Series: Routledge/ESA Studies in European Societies

    This timely volume introduces a new social class schema, the European Socio-economic Classification (ESeC), which has been specifically developed and tested for use in EU comparative research. Social Class in Europe aims to introduce researchers to the new classification and its research potential....

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  8. The Value of Transnational Medical Research

    Labour, Participation and Care

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, P. Wenzel Geissler

    What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living....

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  9. The International Social Survey Programme 1984-2009

    Charting the Globe

    Edited by Max Haller, Roger Jowell, Tom W Smith

    Series: Social Research Today

    The social sciences rely more on the comparative method than on experimental data mainly because the latter is difficult to acquire amongst human populations. The International Social Survey Programme has played a pioneering role in creating and sustaining methodologically-sophisticated mass...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Micro-Macro Links and Microfoundations in Sociology

    Edited by Vincent Buskens, Werner Raub, Marcel Van Assen

    Micro-Macro Links and Microfoundations in Sociology focuses on two main issues in sociology. Firstly, how macro-conditions can explain macro-outcomes mediated by actor behaviour at the micro-level (micro-macro links). Secondly, how alternative micro-models affect macro-outcomes (...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge