Working with Statistics: An Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Social Scientists
January 1991, Polity
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By minimising specialist terminology and by utilising an authentic set of research data, the book provides a readable introduction into the uses of quantitative methods in social research. It also provides an argument for the value of such methods and aims to provide students with a working knowledge of computing, relating this directly to the demands of statistical analysis.
The book offers a lucid and comprehensive guide to statistics methods, and is suitable as an overall text for courses in the subject.