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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Coleman, James Samuel, 1926-1995.
Introduction to mathematical sociology.
[New York] Free Press of Glencoe 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James S Coleman
|Description:||xiv, 554 p. illus. 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Uses of mathematics in sociology --
Problems of quantitative measurement in sociology --
Mathematics as a language for relations between variables --
Mathematical language for relations between qualitative attributes --
Relations between attributes: over-time data --
Multivariate analysis --
Multiple-level systems and emergent propositions --
One-way process with a continuous independent variable --
Social and psychological processes and their equilibrium states --
The Poisson process and its contagious relatives --
The Poisson process and its contagious relatives: equilibrium models --
Social and psychological organization of attitudes --
Change and response uncertainty --
Measures of structural characteristics --
The method of residues --
The study of local implications --
Diffusion in incomplete social structures --
Tactics and strategies in the use of mathematics.
|Other Titles:||Mathematical sociology.|
|Responsibility:||[by] James S. Coleman.|