Research Methods, Statistics, Testing and Measurement Textbooks


New, Upcoming and Key Titles 2014

Structural Equation, Multilevel, and Longitudinal Modeling

  1. Longitudinal Analysis

    Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Change

    By Lesa Hoffman

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Longitudinal Analysis provides an accessible, application-oriented treatment of introductory and advanced linear models for within-person fluctuation and change. Organized by research design and data type, the text uses in-depth examples to provide a complete description of the model-building...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Latent Variable Modeling Using R

    A Step-by-Step Guide

    By A. Alexander Beaujean

    This step-by-step guide is written for R and latent variable model (LVM) novices. Utilizing a path model approach and focusing on the lavaan package, this book is designed to help readers quickly understand LVMs and their analysis in R. The author reviews the reasoning behind the syntax selected...

    Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling with IBM SPSS

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas, Lynn N. Tabata

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This book demonstrates how to use multilevel and longitudinal modeling techniques available in the IBM SPSS mixed-effects program (MIXED). Annotated screen shots provide readers with a step-by-step understanding of each technique and navigating the program. Readers learn how to set up, run, and...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Current Topics in the Theory and Application of Latent Variable Models

    Edited by Michael C. Edwards, Robert C. MacCallum

    This book presents recent developments in the theory and application of latent variable models (LVMs) by some of the most prominent researchers in the field. Topics covered involve a range of LVM frameworks including item response theory, structural equation modeling, factor analysis, and latent...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Structural Equation Modeling with Mplus

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming

    By Barbara M. Byrne

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    Modeled after Barbara Byrne’s other best-selling structural equation modeling (SEM) books, this practical guide reviews the basic concepts and applications of SEM using Mplus Versions 5 & 6. The author reviews SEM applications based on actual data taken from her own research. Using...

    Published July 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Longitudinal Data Analysis

    A Practical Guide for Researchers in Aging, Health, and Social Sciences

    Edited by Jason Newsom, Richard N. Jones, Scott M. Hofer

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This book provides accessible treatment to state-of-the-art approaches to analyzing longitudinal studies. Comprehensive coverage of the most popular analysis tools allows readers to pick and choose the techniques that best fit their research. The analyses are illustrated with examples from major...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Multilevel Analysis

    Techniques and Applications, Second Edition

    By Joop Hox, Joop Hox

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This practical introduction helps readers apply multilevel techniques to their research. Noted as an accessible introduction, the book also includes advanced extensions, making it useful as both an introduction and as a reference to students, researchers, and methodologists. Basic models and...

    Published April 26th 2010 by Routledge

  9. A Beginner's Guide to Structural Equation Modeling

    Third Edition

    By Randall E. Schumacker, Richard G. Lomax

    This best-seller introduces readers to structural equation modeling (SEM) so they can conduct their own analysis and critique related research. Noted for its accessible, applied approach, chapters cover basic concepts and practices and computer input/output from the free student version of Lisrel...

    Published April 21st 2010 by Routledge

  10. Structural Equation Modeling With AMOS

    Basic Concepts, Applications, and Programming, Second Edition

    By Barbara M. Byrne

    Series: Multivariate Applications Series

    This bestselling text provides a practical guide to the basic concepts of structural equation modeling (SEM) and the AMOS program (Versions 17 & 18). The author reviews SEM applications based on actual data taken from her research. Noted for its non-mathematical language, this book is written...

    Published July 27th 2009 by Routledge

  11. An Introduction to Multilevel Modeling Techniques

    2nd Edition

    By Ronald H. Heck, Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas, Scott L. Thomas

    Series: Quantitative Methodology Series

    This comprehensive, applied approach to multilevel analysis is distinguished by its wide range of applications relevant to the behavioral, educational, organizational, and social sciences. Univariate and multivariate models are used to understand how to design studies and analyze data. Readers are...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge

  12. A First Course in Structural Equation Modeling

    2nd Edition

    By Tenko Raykov, George A. Marcoulides

    In this book, authors Tenko Raykov and George A. Marcoulides introduce students to the basics of structural equation modeling (SEM) through a conceptual, nonmathematical approach. For ease of understanding, the few mathematical formulas presented are used in a conceptual or illustrative nature,...

    Published March 20th 2006 by Psychology Press