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Social Statistics

Social Statistics

Four Volume Set
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May 2010 | 1 642 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Statistics and statistical analyses have become a key feature of contemporary social science. Social statistics is the use of statistical measurement systems to study human behavior in a social environment. This can be accomplished through polling a particular group of people, evaluating a particular subset of data obtained about a group of people, or by observation and statistical analysis of a set of data that relates to people and their behaviors. This major reference collection brings together the classic pieces that have framed the often controversial debates of using statistics as a social research method.
On the Influence of Previous Vaccination in Cases of Smallpox

W. R. Macdonell
Tables for Testing the Goodness of Fit of Theory to Observation

W. Palin Elderton
On The Inheritance in Coat-Colour of Thoroughbred Horses [Grandsire and Grandchildren]

Norman Blanchard
Notes on the Theory of Association of Attributes in Statistics

George Undy Yule
A Further Study of Statistics Relating to Vaccination and Smallpox

W.R. Macdonell
The Law of Ancestral Heredity

Karl Pearson et al
On a Property which Holds Good for all Groupings of a Normal Distribution of Frequency for Two Variables, with Applications to the Study of Contingency-Tables for the Inheritance of Unmeasured Qualities

George Undy Yule
On the Influence of Bias and of Personal Equation in Statistics of Ill-Defined Qualities: An experimental study

George Undy Yule
Reply to Certain Criticisms of Mr G U Yule

Karl Pearson
On a New Method of Determining Correlation, when One Variable is given by Alternative and the other By Multiple Categories

Karl Pearson
On the General Theory of Multiple Contingency with Special Reference to Partial Contingency

Karl Pearson
On the Interpretation of ?2 from Contingency Tables, and the Calculation of P

Ronald A. Fisher
On the Application of the ?2 Method to Association and Contingency Tables, with Experimental Illustrations

George Undy Yule
Statistical Tests of Agreement between Observation and Hypothesis

Ronald A. Fisher
Recent Improvements in Statistical Inference

Harold Hotelling
Contingency Tables Involving Small Numbers and the ?2 Test

Frank Yates
Contingency Table Interactions

Maurice S. Bartlett
Calculation of Chi-Square for Complex Contingency Tables

H.W. Norton
George Udny Yule. 1871-1951

Frank Yates
On The Hypothesis of No "Interaction" in a Multi-Way Contingency Table

S.N. Roy and Marvin A. Kastenbaum
On Description of Differential Association

David Gold
Calculation of Chi-Square to Test the No Three-Factor Interaction Hypothesis

Marvin A. Kastenbaum And Donald E. Lamphiear
Tests of Significance for 2 X 2 Contingency Tables

Frank Yates
Measures of Association for Cross Classifications

Leo A. Goodman and William H. Kruskal
Interactions in Multi-Factor Contingency Tables

John N. Darroch
Maximum Likelihood in Three-Way Contingency Tables

M.W. Birch
The Detection of Partial Association, II: The general case

M.W. Birch
How to Ransack Mobility Tables and Other Kinds of Cross-Classification Tables

Leo A. Goodman
A General Model for the Analysis of Surveys

Leo A. Goodman
Log Linear Models for Contingency Tables: A generalization of classical least squares

John Nelder
A Structural Model of the Mobility Table

Robert M. Hauser
How Destination Depends on Origin in the Occupational Mobility Table

Otis Dudley Duncan
Criteria for Determining whether Certain Categories in a Cross-Classification Table should be Combined, with Special Reference to Occupational Categories in an Occupational Mobility Table

Leo A. Goodman
Structural Transformations in the British Class Structure: A log linear analysis of marital endogamy in Rochdale 1856-1964

Roger Penn and D. Dawkins
Latent Structure Analysis of a Set of Multidimensional Contingency Tables

Clifford C. Clogg and Leo A. Goodman
Exchange, Structure and Symmetry in Occupational Mobility

Michael Sobel et al
Canonical Analysis of Contingency Tables by Maximum Likelihood

Zvi Gilula And Shelby J. Haberman
More Universalism, Less Structural Mobility: The American occupational structure in the 1980s

Michael Hout
The Analysis of Multivariate Contingency Tables by Restricted Canonical and Restricted Association Models

Zvi Gilula and Shelby J. Haberman
Semi-Parametric Estimation in the Rasch Model and Related Exponential Response Models, including a Simple Latent Class Model for Item Analysis

Bruce Lindsay et al
The Impact of Sociological Methodology on Statistical Methodology

Clifford C. Clogg
The Effects of Family Disruption on Social Mobility

Timothy J. Biblarz and Adrian E. Raftery
Statistical Inference about Markov Chains

T.W. Anderson and Leo A. Goodman
Statistical Methods for the Mover- Stayer Model

Leo A. Goodman
A Stochastic Model of Social Mobility

Robert McGinnis
Maximum Likelihood from Incomplete Data via the EM Algorithm

A.P. Dempster et al
Dummy Endogenous Variables in a Simultaneous Equation System

James J. Heckman
Sample Selection Bias as a Specification Error

James J. Heckman
Statistical Models for Discrete Panel Data

James J. Heckman
The Incidental Parameters Problem and the Problem of Initial Conditions in Estimating a Discrete Time-Discrete Data Stochastic Process

James J. Heckman
Control for Omitted Variables in the Analysis of Panel and Other Longitudinal Data

Richard B. Davies and Robert Crouchley
The Relationship between a Husband's Unemployment and his Wife's Participation in the Labour Force

Richard B. Davies, Peter Elias and Roger Penn
Models for Sample Selection Bias

Christopher Winship and Robert D. Mare
An Approximate Generalized Linear Model with Random Effects for Informative Missing Data

Dean Follmann and Margaret Wu
Modelling the Drop-Out Mechanism in Repeated-Measures Studies

Roderick J.A. Little
Pseudo-Likelihood for Combined Selection and Pattern-Mixture Models for Incomplete Data

Geert Molenberghs, Bart Michiels and Michael G. Kenward,
Mixed Effects Logistic Regression Models for Longitudinal Binary Response Data with Informative Drop-Out

T. Ten Have, Allen R. Kunselman, Erik P. Pulkstenis and J. Richard Landis
Random Coefficient Models for Binary Longitudinal Responses with Attrition

Marco Alfò and Murray Aitkin
A Transition Model for Longitudinal Binary Data Subject To Nonignorable Missing Data

Paul S. Albert
Missing Covariates in Longitudinal Data with Informative Dropouts: Bias Analysis and Inference

Jason Roy and Xihong Lin
Simple Solutions to the Initial Conditions Problem in Dynamic, Nonlinear Panel Data Models with Unobserved Heterogeneity

Jeffrey M. Wooldridge
Identification and Estimation of Age-Period-Cohort Models in the Analysis of Discrete Archival Data

Stephen E. Fienberg and William M. Mason
Regression Models for Ordinal Data [with Discussion]

P. Mccullagh
Social Background and School Continuation Decisions

Robert D. Mare
Measures of Nominal-Ordinal Association

Alan Agresti
Change and Stability in Educational Stratification

Robert D. Mare
Regression and Ordered Categorical Variables

J.A. Anderson
Statistical Modelling Issues In School Effectiveness Studies

Murray Aitkin and Nick Longford
Linear Modelling With Clustered Observations: An illustrative example of earnings in the engineering industry

Richard B. Davies, A. Martin and Roger Penn
A Random-Effects Model for Ordered Categorical Data

Robert Crouchley
The Analysis of Longitudinal Ordinal Data with Nonrandom Drop-Out

Geert Molenberghs, Michael G. Kenward and Emmanuel Lesaffre
Analysis of Nonrandomly Censored Ordered Categorical Longitudinal Data from Analgesic Trials

Lewis B. Sheiner, Stuart L. Beal and Adrian Dunne
Modelling Repeated Measures with Monotonic Ordinal Responses and Misclassification, with Applications to Studying Maturation

Paul S. Albert, Sally A. Hunsbergerand Frank M. Biro
A Hierarchical Latent Variable Model for Ordinal Data from a Customer Satisfaction Survey with "No Answer" Responses

Eric T. Bradlow and Alan M. Zaslavsky
Analysis of Longitudinal Substance Use Outcomes Using Ordinal Random-Effects Regression Models

Donald Hedeker and Robin J. Mermelstein
Mixed Effects Logistic Regression Models for Longitudinal Ordinal Functional Response Data with Multiple-Cause Drop-Out from the Longitudinal Study of Aging

Thomas R. Ten Have, Michael E. Miller, Beth A. Reboussin and Margaret K. James
Modeling Clustered Ordered Categorical Data: A survey

Alan Agresti and Ranjini Natarajan
Joint Regression and Association Modeling Of Longitudinal Ordinal Data

Anders Ekholm et al
Generalized Linear Mixed Models for Ordered Responses in Complex Multilevel Structures: Effects beneath the school or college in education

Anthony Fielding and Min Yang
A Mixed-Effects Regression Model for Longitudinal Multivariate Ordinal Data

Li C. Liu and Donald Hedeker
Modelling Trajectories through the Educational System in North West England

Roger Penn and Damon Berridge
The Dynamics of Perception: Modelling subjective well being in a short panel

Stephen Pudney

Sample Materials & Chapters

Editor's Introduction: Social Statistics

Roger Penn

Roger Penn is currently Professor of Sociology in the School of Sociology, Social Policy & Social Work at Queen’s University Belfast. Previously, he was Professor of Economic Sociology at Lancaster University. He has been a visiting professor at UCLA, UC Berkeley, and the University of Bologna and has authored 14 books including Skilled Workers in the Class Structure; Class, Power and Technology; Social Change and Economic Life in Britain; and Children of International Migrants in Europe. He has edited a range of books including Skill and Occupational Change, Trade Unions in Recession, and two 4 Volume SAGE Series: Social Statistics... More About Author

Damon Berridge