## Quantitative sociology: international perspectives on mathematical and statistical modeling |

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### Contents

Diachronic Correlation Process Analysis and Causal Analysis | 3 |

A Probabilistic Analysis of Causality | 49 |

Causal Interpretations of Statistical Relationships in Social Research | 79 |

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