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Quantitative data analysis : doing social research to test ideas

Author: Donald J Treiman
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, ©2009.
Series: Research methods for the social sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book is an accessible introduction to quantitative data analysis, concentrating on the key issues facing those new to research, such as how to decide which statistical procedure is suitable, and how to interpret the subsequent results.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald J Treiman
ISBN: 9780470380031 0470380039
OCLC Number: 233544914
Description: xxxii, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Cross-tubulations --
More on tables --
Still more on tables --
On the manipulation of data by computer --
Introduction to correlation and regression (ordinary least squares) --
Introduction to multiple correlation and regressions (ordinary least squares) --
Multiple regression tricks: techniques for handling special analytic problems --
Multiple imputation of missing data --
Sample design and survey estimation --
Regression diagnostics --
Scale construction --
Log-linear analysis --
Bionomial logistic regression --
Multinomial and ordinal logistic regression and tobit regression --
Improving causal inference: fixed effects and random effects modeling --
Final thoughts and future directions: research design and interpretation issues.
Series Title: Research methods for the social sciences.
Other Titles: Doing social research to test ideas
Responsibility: Donald J. Treiman.
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