A Tool Kit for Quantitative Data Analysis: Using SPSS

A Tool Kit for Quantitative Data Analysis: Using SPSS

By: Sotirios Sarantakos (author)Paperback

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Successful statistical analysis of research data is an integral part of any social sciences degree. This straightforward and accessible text provides students with both a beginners guide and a continuing reference tool for undertaking statistical analysis using SPSS. Through clear instructions and relevant examples, Sarantokas introduces key skills for every new comer to the subject, such as choosing the appropriate test, loading data, using graphs and interpreting computer outputs. Drawing on extensive data sets and pedagogical features, this book is an up to date and user-friendly guide to statistics and SPSS, which no Social Sciences student should be without.

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About Author

SOTIRIOS SARANTAKOS is an adjunct professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Charles Sturt University in Australia. He is the author of many books, including Social Research, Marriage and the Family, Same-Sex Couples, Cohabitation in Transition. He has been teaching research methods in Europe and Australia for more than two decades.


About this book Introduction Getting to Know Your SPSS: SPSS - its many faces Data analysis: Entering and Managing Data Transforming Data Tables, Central Tendency and Dispersion Data Analysis: Graphic Presentations Tests of Significance: Nonparametric Tests Tests of Significance: Parametric Tests Correlation Tests for Nominal Variables Correlation Tests for Ordinal Variables Correlation - Regression for Interval/Ratio Variables Appendix Useful concepts

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/11/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780230500457
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9780230500457
  • weight: 169
  • ISBN10: 0230500455

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