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An introduction to statistical techniques for social research

by Anthony A. Hickey

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences -- Statistical methods,
  • Social sciences -- Methodology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony A. Hickey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHA29 .H62 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 363 p. ;
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2538468M
    ISBN 100394328434
    LC Control Number85019422

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No previous knowledge of statistics is assumed, and mathematical background is assumed to be minimal (lowest-level high-school algebra). The book contains sufficient material for a two-semester sequence of courses/5(58). As a Fellow and Chartered Statistician at Royal Statistical Society (RSS), he has been teaching statistics to social science students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels for more than ten years in the UK.

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Introduction This book presents various recently developed and traditional statistical techniques, which are increasingly being applied in social science research.

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John W. Best has rightly said, ^The secret of our cultural development has been research, pushing back the areas of ignorance by. Statistics in Medical Research 88 Causation 90 1 Introduction The definition of what is meant by statistics and statistical analysis has changed considerably over the last few basis of such understanding, is the primary function of modern statistical methods.

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