Exploring data : an introduction to data analysis for social scientists / Catherine Marsh and Jane Elliott

Author(s): Marsh, Catherine
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Subjects: Social sciences--Statistical methods
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2008
LC Classification: H, HA
Physical Description: xxiii, 304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of figures
Pt. I. Single Variables
1. Distributions and Variables 7
2. Numerical Summaries of Level and Spread 35
3. Scaling and Standardizing 57
4. Inequality 76
5. Smoothing Time Series 93
Pt. II. Relationships between Two Variables
6. Percentage Tables 117
7. Analysing Contingency Tables 141
8. Handling Several Batches 161
9. Scatterplots and Resistant Lines 191
10. Transformations 212
Pt. III. Introducing a Third Variable
11. Causal Explanations 235
12. Three-Variable Contingency Tables and Beyond 254
13. Longitudinal Data 277
References 293
Index 299
Additional Authors: Elliott, Jane (Barbara Jane)
Notes: ISBN: 9780745622828 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0745622828 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0745622836 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780745622835 (pbk.)
Previous ed.: 1988
Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-298) and index
OCLC Number: 226356110
ISBN/ISSN: 9780745622828
0745622828
0745622836
9780745622835