The Resource Arguing with numbers : statistics for the social sciences, Victor Thiessen ; with the assistance of Paul Gingrich, (electronic resource)

Arguing with numbers : statistics for the social sciences, Victor Thiessen ; with the assistance of Paul Gingrich, (electronic resource)

Label
Arguing with numbers : statistics for the social sciences
Title
Arguing with numbers
Title remainder
statistics for the social sciences
Statement of responsibility
Victor Thiessen ; with the assistance of Paul Gingrich
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thiessen, Victor
Dewey number
001.4/22
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HA29
LC item number
.T43 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gingrich, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Statistics
  • Social sciences
Label
Arguing with numbers : statistics for the social sciences, Victor Thiessen ; with the assistance of Paul Gingrich, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • ""TABLE OF CONTENTS""; ""LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES""; ""ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION WHAT MAKES A GOOD ARGUMENT?""; ""The Role of Theory, Methods and Statistics in Arguments""; ""The Necessity of Expectations""; ""Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity""; ""Style and Organization""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 1 SETS AND PROBABILITIES: USING STATISTICS TO GRAPPLE WITH OUR SOCIAL WORLD""; ""Examples of Arguments""; ""Defining Terms Using Set Theory""; ""Mate Selection Sets""; ""Parental Socialization Sets""; ""Party Imagery Sets""; ""Null Sets and Units of Analysis""
  • ""Demolishing Arguments: Rival Interpretations""""The Absolute Level Fallacy""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 2 SELECTING ASPECTS OF PHENOMENA: VARIABLES AND THEIR DISTRIBUTION ""; ""Creating Variables""; ""Criteria for Constructing Variables""; ""Constructing Distributions for Variables""; ""Reconceptualizing Party Imagery""; ""Constructing Distributions for Continuous Variables""; ""Using SPSS to Produce Distributions""; ""Introduction to SPSS""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""
  • ""CHAPTER 3 DOCUMENTING RELATIONSHIPS: CONTINGENCY TABLES AND THE CHI-SQUARE DISTRIBUTION""""Cartesian Products""; ""The Logic of Chi-Square""; ""Assumption in the Test for Independence""; ""Percentage Tables""; ""SPSS Instructions""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 4 GLEANING INFORMATION FROM DISTRIBUTIONS: MEASURES OF LOCATION, DISPERSION AND SKEWNESS""; ""Levels of Measurement""; ""How Can We Tell the Level of Measurement?""; ""Ranks and Percentiles""; ""Measures of Central Tendency""; ""Mode""; ""Median""; ""Mean""; ""Comparison of Mean, Median and Mode""
  • ""Misleading Statistics""""Conditional Means""; ""Measures of Dispersion""; ""Measures of Skewness""; ""Creating Comparable Measurements: Standard Scores""; ""SPSS Instructions and Printout""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 5 HARNESSING INFORMATION: NORMAL DISTRIBUTIONS AND HYPOTHESIS TESTING""; ""Samples and Populations""; ""The Normal Distribution""; ""Hypothesis Testing""; ""The Blind Date and the Two Errors""; ""The Null and Alternative Hypotheses""; ""Type I (α ) and Type II (β) Errors""; ""Sampling Distributions""; ""Testing Hypotheses about Population Means""
  • ""Hypotheses about Proportions""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (343 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781459322417
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2470000000001768
  • (EBL)3253932
  • (SSID)ssj0000375356
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11241961
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000375356
  • (PQKBWorkID)10488809
  • (PQKB)10629446
  • 412681
  • (CaBNvSL)000012563834
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3253932
  • (EXLCZ)992470000000001768
Label
Arguing with numbers : statistics for the social sciences, Victor Thiessen ; with the assistance of Paul Gingrich, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • ""TABLE OF CONTENTS""; ""LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES""; ""ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION WHAT MAKES A GOOD ARGUMENT?""; ""The Role of Theory, Methods and Statistics in Arguments""; ""The Necessity of Expectations""; ""Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity""; ""Style and Organization""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 1 SETS AND PROBABILITIES: USING STATISTICS TO GRAPPLE WITH OUR SOCIAL WORLD""; ""Examples of Arguments""; ""Defining Terms Using Set Theory""; ""Mate Selection Sets""; ""Parental Socialization Sets""; ""Party Imagery Sets""; ""Null Sets and Units of Analysis""
  • ""Demolishing Arguments: Rival Interpretations""""The Absolute Level Fallacy""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 2 SELECTING ASPECTS OF PHENOMENA: VARIABLES AND THEIR DISTRIBUTION ""; ""Creating Variables""; ""Criteria for Constructing Variables""; ""Constructing Distributions for Variables""; ""Reconceptualizing Party Imagery""; ""Constructing Distributions for Continuous Variables""; ""Using SPSS to Produce Distributions""; ""Introduction to SPSS""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""
  • ""CHAPTER 3 DOCUMENTING RELATIONSHIPS: CONTINGENCY TABLES AND THE CHI-SQUARE DISTRIBUTION""""Cartesian Products""; ""The Logic of Chi-Square""; ""Assumption in the Test for Independence""; ""Percentage Tables""; ""SPSS Instructions""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 4 GLEANING INFORMATION FROM DISTRIBUTIONS: MEASURES OF LOCATION, DISPERSION AND SKEWNESS""; ""Levels of Measurement""; ""How Can We Tell the Level of Measurement?""; ""Ranks and Percentiles""; ""Measures of Central Tendency""; ""Mode""; ""Median""; ""Mean""; ""Comparison of Mean, Median and Mode""
  • ""Misleading Statistics""""Conditional Means""; ""Measures of Dispersion""; ""Measures of Skewness""; ""Creating Comparable Measurements: Standard Scores""; ""SPSS Instructions and Printout""; ""Summary""; ""Notes""; ""Key Terms""; ""CHAPTER 5 HARNESSING INFORMATION: NORMAL DISTRIBUTIONS AND HYPOTHESIS TESTING""; ""Samples and Populations""; ""The Normal Distribution""; ""Hypothesis Testing""; ""The Blind Date and the Two Errors""; ""The Null and Alternative Hypotheses""; ""Type I (α ) and Type II (β) Errors""; ""Sampling Distributions""; ""Testing Hypotheses about Population Means""
  • ""Hypotheses about Proportions""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (343 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781459322417
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2470000000001768
  • (EBL)3253932
  • (SSID)ssj0000375356
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11241961
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000375356
  • (PQKBWorkID)10488809
  • (PQKB)10629446
  • 412681
  • (CaBNvSL)000012563834
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3253932
  • (EXLCZ)992470000000001768

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