Analysing change: measurement and explanation using longitudinal data

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J. Wiley, 1985 - Psychology - 182 pages
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A guide to the analysis of quantitative longitudinal data, emphasizing the difficult conceptual problems of measuring change with social science data. Aids in the construction of causal models using 'real' longitudinal data from a broad range of contexts in the social sciences, including data relevant to educationalists, social and developmental psychologists, social administrators, sociologists, and political scientists.

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Ways of Measuring Change
16
Models for the Description and Explanation of Relative Change
30
Causal Models for Change
56
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Ian Plewis is Professor of Longitudinal Research Methods in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London.

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