The Statistical Imagination: Elementary Statistics for the Social Sciences (Hardcover)

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This basic social science statistics text uses illustrations and exercises for sociology, social work, political science, and criminal justice. Praised for a writing style that takes the anxiety out of statistics courses, the author explains basic statistical principles through a variety of engaging exercises, each designed to illuminate the unique theme of examining society both creatively and logically. In an effort to make the study of statistics relevant to students of the social sciences, the author encourages readers to interpret the results of calculations in the context of more substantive social issues, while continuing to value precise and accurate research.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780072943047
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Publication Date: January 1st, 2007
Pages: 672