An SPSS Companion to Political Analysis
This popular companion volume gets students using actual political data, and working with a software tool that properly prepares them for future political science courses. A no-nonsense introduction to SPSS, the workbook uses over 110 screen shots to provide step-by-step instruction and advice on using the statistics program most used by today's political scientists. With updated customized datasets, this workbook equips students to analyze real political science research. The second edition has been updated for SPSS 12.0 and 13.0, but also accommodates users of 11.0 and student versions.
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11.5 or earlier Add-ons Window Help analysis axis title bar chart caseid Category Axis Chapter Chart Editor chi-square test Click Analyze Click Continue Click OK coded column Compute confidence interval conservative control variable correlation cross-tabulation Crosstabs datasets Define democracies dependent variable Descriptive Statistics Different Variables dummy variable educ3 estimate female Figure Format Analyze Graphs gay adoptions gender Gore groups Hillary Clinton increase independent Insert Format Analyze interaction variable interval-level liberal line chart logged odds logistic regression mean comparison mean difference measure median null hypothesis odds of voting One-Sample output P-value panel party partyid3 percentage of Democratic polview3 population predicted probability probability of voting Processor is ready Qata R-square radio button Recode regression coefficient relationship Republicans respondents sample Scatterplot score Senate skewness SPSS Processor SPSS Viewer File States.sav Statistics Transform Insert Format turnout Type Value Labels Variable box variable list variable names Variable(s women World.sav