Revised and updated to include the behavioral sciences, the second edition of this introductory statistics book engages students with real-world examples and exercises. To the dismay of many social and behavioral science majors, successfully passing a statistics course in sociology, psychology, and most other social/behavioral science programs is required, and at many institutions statistics is becoming a university-wide requirement. In this newly revised text, the authors continue to make use of their proven stress-busting approach to teaching statistics to self-describe math phobic students. This book uses humorous examples and step-by-step presentations of statistical procedures to illustrate what are often complex and hard-to-grasp statistical concepts. Students and instructors will find this text to be a helpful, easy to interpret and thoroughly comprehensive introduction to social and behavioral statistics. Perfect for social and behavioral sciences upper-level undergrads fearful of that required stats course. It uses stress-busting features like cartoons and real-world examples to illustrate what are often complex and hard-to-grasp statistical concepts. Includes the newest and most necessary tools for students to master statistical skills making handouts or additional books unnecessary and gives instructors and their students a compact and affordable main text for their introductory stats courses.
|Publication date:||4th February 2005|
|Author:||Steven P. Schacht, Jeffery E. Aspelmeier|
|Publisher:||Westview Press Inc an imprint of Taylor & Francis Inc|
|Categories:||Probability & statistics, Social research & statistics,|
The late Steven P. Schacht (1960-2003) was associate professor of sociology at State University of New York, Plattsburgh. Jeffery E. Aspelmeier is in the department of psychology at Radford University in Virginia.More About Steven P. Schacht, Jeffery E. Aspelmeier