Statistics: A Tool for Social Research

ISBN-13: 9781285458854

ISBN-10: 1285458850

Author: Joseph F. Healey

Edition: 10

Publication date:
2014
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Format:
Hardcover 544 pages
Category:
Statistics, Sociology
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Acknowledged author Joseph F. Healey wrote Statistics: A Tool for Social Research comprising 544 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1285458850 and 9781285458854. Since then Statistics: A Tool for Social Research textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $24.85 or rent at the marketplace.


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Packed with everyday examples of statistics in the real world, STATISTICS: A TOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH, 10e, provides a reader-friendly introduction to the fundamental concepts of statistics and their practical application to a wide variety of contemporary social issues. Using myriad examples of statistics from daily life, the text demonstrates that statistics are not just abstract mathematical constructs but have practical value in government, education, business, media, politics, sports, and much more. STATISTICS helps you understand the importance of statistical fundamentals in research without requiring advanced mathematical knowledge. It supports effective learning for both math-averse beginners as well as more advanced students in diverse social science disciplines. Focusing on the application of computational research in favor of the computations themselves, the text fully integrates with the most current version of IBM's SPSS software and labels end-of-chapter SPSS problems by the discipline from which they are drawn. The author breaks down even the most complex material to help you master key concepts and develop the skills you need to succeed as a professional in a social science field-or simply to become a "statistically literate" consumer of social research.