Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, Volume 978, Issues 0-9659
STATISTICS: A TOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH, Eighth Edition, provides an accessible, well-balanced introduction to the fundamental concepts of statistics and their practical application to a wide variety of contemporary social issues. This comprehensive, reader-friendly text includes abundant real-world examples, engaging exercises, and integrated features to support effective learning for both math-averse beginners and more advanced students in diverse social science disciplines. The text covers hand calculations and the use of computers, providing a solid grounding in both traditional formulas and the latest SPSS statistical software package. Healey effectively breaks down even complex material to help students master key concepts and hone the skills they will need to succeed as professionals in a social science field--or simply to become statistically literate, intelligent consumers of social research.
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