Using Spss for Social Statistics and Research Methods, by Wagner, William E., III
- ISBN: 9781412973335 | 1412973333
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/25/2009
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Ideal as a companion to a statistics or research methods text or as a stand-alone guide, Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods shows readers how to use SPSS software in statistical data analysis. This fully updated Second Edition features images and directions drawn from SPSS Version 17.0 and now uses the latest version of the GSS (General Social Survey) as a secondary data set. New and Continuing Features Offers a fully updated graphics chapter that highlights new features available in SPSS 17.0, including information on alternative routes to creating graphics Includes updated examples, screenshots, and tables throughout Briefly introduces statistical techniques before moving on to demonstrations Offers new or expanded discussions of regression, correlation, t-test, chi-square, lambda, gamma/somers' d, and ANOVA Uses several kinds of computer files including data files, output files, and syntax files Covers a wide range of data analysis topics to help students who are working independently on a research proposal, project, or paper This supplementary text is designed as a manual for SPSS use for social statistics and research methods classes and is an excellent companion to any undergraduate statistics or research methods textbook. It will also serve as a useful reference for those learning to use the SPSS software for the first time.