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Interpreting Quantitative Data with IBM SPSS Statistics (2nd Revised edition)

Interpreting Quantitative Data with IBM SPSS Statistics (2nd Revised edition)

By: Rachad Antonius (author)Paperback

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The second edition of Interpreting Quantitative Data with IBM SPSS Statistics is an invaluable resource for students analysing quantitative data for the first time. The book clearly sets out a range of statistical techniques and their common applications, explaining their logic and links to the research process. It also shows how SPSS can be used as a tool to aid analysis. Key features of the second edition include: - new chapters on one-way and two-way ANOVA, the Chi-square test and linear regression. - SPSS lab sessions following each chapter which demonstrate how SPSS can be used in practice - sets of exercises and 'real-life' examples to aid teaching and learning - lists of key terms to aid revision and further reading to enhance students' understanding - an improved text design making the book easier to navigate - a companion website with answers to the labs and exercises, along with additional data sets and powerpoint slides

About Author

Rachad Antonius is a Full Professor of Sociology at the Universite du Quebec at Montreal. Born in Cairo, Egypt, he graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Pure and Applied Mathematics from Cairo University. He completed a M.Sc. degree in Mathematics at the University of Manitoba, then a Ph.D. in Sociology at the Universite du Quebec at Montreal. He teaches quantitative methods and research methodology, and he also specializes in migration studies, and Middle-Eastern studies. He is presently the Deputy-Director of the Research Chair on Immigration, Ethnicity and Citizenship.

Contents

PART ONE INTRODUCTION TO QUANTITATIVE METHODSThe Basic Language of StatisticsThe Research ProcessPART TWO DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICSUnivariate Descriptive StatisticsGraphical Representations PART THREE METHODOLOGICAL TOOLSCreating New Variables with SPSSNormal Distributions and Sampling DistributionsSampling DesignsPART FOUR INFERENTIAL STATISTICSEstimationHypothesis-TestingPART FIVECorrelation and the Regression LineTwo-Way Tables and the Chi-Squared Testt-tests and ANOVA Appendix I: Reporting a Quantitative Analysis Appendix II: How to Create a Data File in SPSS Appendix III: Areas Under the Normal Curve Appendix IV: Table of Random Numbers Glossary

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781446207437
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781446207437
  • ISBN10: 1446207439
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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