Statistical Persuasion: How to Collect, Analyze, and Present Data…Accurately, Honestly, and Persuasively

This text clearly and straightforwardly demonstrates how to collect, manage, analyze, and present data in real world applications in education, criminal justice and other fields in the social sciences.

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Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology is a core text for criminology and criminal justice research methods courses. It strives to offer a general foundation of knowledge that transcends particular topics or subject areas, allowing students to apply research methods and concepts to a

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Quantitative Methoden 1: Einführung in die Statistik für Psychologen und Sozialwissenschaftler (Springer-Lehrbuch) (German Edition)

Welche Angst plagt die meisten Studienanfänger im Psychologie-Studium? Die Angst vor der Statistik-Prüfung! Hier schaffen wir Abhilfe, denn die Statistik ist ein wichtiges Handwerkszeug, um zu verstehen, wie die Psychologie Erkenntnisse gewinnt und ihre Forschungsergebnisse zu bewerten sind –

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How to Be Less Stupid About Race: On Racism, White Supremacy, and the Racial Divide

A unique and irreverent take on everything that’s wrong with our “national conversation about race”—and what to do about it How to Be Less Stupid About Race is your essential guide to breaking through the half-truths and ridiculous misconceptions that have thoroughly corrupted the way race is

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Introduction to Variance Estimation (Springer Series in Statistics)

Now available in paperback, this book is organized in a way that emphasizes both the theory and applications of the various variance estimating techniques. Results are often presented in the form of theorems; proofs are deleted when trivial or when a reference is readily available. It applies to

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Statistical Methods for the Evaluation of Educational Services and Quality of Products (Contributions to Statistics)

The book presents statistical methods and models that can usefully support the ev- uation of educational services and quality of products. The contributions collected in this book summarize the work of several researchers from the universities of Bologna, Firenze, Napoli and Padova. The

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Exit Polls: Surveying the American Electorate, 1972-2010

Every two years, exit polls become the most widely analyzed, written about, and discussed data-set in the United States. Although exit polls are known for their use in predicting elections, they are in fact the best tool for explaining election results. Exit polls are taken from actual voters,

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Elements of Adaptive Testing (Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences)

The arrival of the computer in educational and psychological testing has led to the current popularity of adaptive testing—a testing format in which the computer uses statistical information about the test items to automatically adapt their selection to a real-time update of the test taker’s

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Practical Statistics: A Quick and Easy Guide to IBM® SPSS® Statistics, STATA, and Other Statistical Software (NULL)

Making statistics—and statistical software—accessible and rewarding This book provides readers with step-by-step guidance on running a wide variety of statistical analyses in IBM® SPSS® Statistics, Stata, and other programs. Author David Kremelberg begins his user-friendly text by covering

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