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Discovering Statistics using IBM SPSS Statistics

Fourth Edition
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Research Methods | Statistics

November 2019 | 952 pages | SAGE Texts

The only statistics textbook you'll ever need just got even better!

 

Students and practitioners of social science often look at mathematics and its allies with suspicion. This book attempts at moderating such a feeling in an interactive and humorous way. The time-tested approach and content serve students of undergraduate and postgraduate levels. With the help of real research examples, the book will take students as well as teachers on a wonderful journey covering both basic principles and advanced concepts and applications of statistics.

 

This book can become your best friend if you want to understand and use statistics to conduct data analysis in the best possible way. Grab it and leave those anxious moments of overload of mind-boggling data behind!

 

Key Features:

The 4th edition comes with

• A balanced blend of theory and practice of statistics

• Updated versions of IBM SPSS Statistics (including version 21)

• SPSS tips and tricks and self-test questions

• Engaging diagrammatic summary of key steps learnt in each chapter

• Bootstrappin

 
Preface
 
How to use this book
 
Acknowledgements
 
Dedication
 
Symbols used in this book
 
Some maths revision
 
Why is my evil lecturer forcing me to learn statistics?
 
Everything you never wanted to know about statistics
 
The IBM SPSS Statistics environment
 
Exploring data with graphs
 
The beast of bias
 
Non-parametric models
 
Correlation
 
Regression
 
Comparing two means
 
Moderation, mediation and more regression
 
Comparing several means: ANOVA (GLM 1)
 
Analysis of covariance, ANCOVA (GLM 2)
 
Factorial ANOVA (GLM 3)
 
Repeated-measures designs (GLM 4)
 
Mixed design ANOVA (GLM 5)
 
Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA)
 
Exploratory factor analysis
 
Categorical data
 
Logistic regression
 
Multilevel linear models
 
Epilogue: life after discovering statistics
 
Glossary
 
Appendix
 
References
 
Index

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Andy Field

Andy Field is Professor of Quantitative Methods at the University of Sussex. He has published widely (100+ research papers, 29 book chapters, and 17 books in various editions) in the areas of child anxiety and psychological methods and statistics. His current research interests focus on barriers to learning mathematics and statistics.He is internationally known as a statistics educator. He has written several widely used statistics textbooks including Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics (winner of the 2007 British Psychological Society book award), Discovering Statistics Using R, and An adventure... More About Author

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