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Adventures in Social Research / With 3.5" Disk - 4th edition

Adventures in Social Research / With 3.5" Disk (ISBN10: 0761986766; ISBN13: 9780761986768)
ISBN13: 978-0761986768
ISBN10: 0761986766

Summary: Adventures in Social Research is the only book available that teaches students not only how to analyze issues in social science research using current General Social Survey data, but also how to use SPSS, the most widely used professional program. It is perfect for adding a computer skills and data analysis component to a research methods or statistics course taught in sociology, social work, criminal justice, political science, communication science, health studies, more or other discipline that uses survey methods. This book builds on the national success already established by the Windows 3.1 and Windows 95 based versions of Adventures in Social Research by Babbie and Halley. It is useful for both the more experienced students who want to learn how to use the latest version of SPSS, as well as students with no experience with computers, Windows, SPSS, statistics or social research. In addition, this book provides step-by-step instructions and numerous demonstrations illustrated with more than 200 Windows screens so students always know what they should be seeing on the computer. It includes exercises and review questions, and is perfect for lab or homework assignments, which allow students to test the skills they have learned using real world data. It also enables students to analyze and write a data-based paper. As a set of optional activities, students are given their own questionnaire so that they can gather, code, enter, and analyze their own data and compare it to the GSS data already provided. less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Year Published: 2000
International: No

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