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Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research : Essentials

Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research : Essentials - 05 edition

Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research : Essentials - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780205420537

ISBN10: 0205420532

Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research : Essentials by James Fox and Jack Levin - ISBN 9780205420537
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research : Essentials by James Fox and Jack Levin - ISBN 9780205420537

ISBN13: 9780205420537

ISBN10: 0205420532

Edition: 05

Summary

A shorter, simplified, paperback, and less expensive version of Fox and Levin's popular introduction to statistics in criminal justice, written specifically for students without a strong background in mathematics.

Features

  • Adapted from Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research, 2/e, by Fox/Levin (Allyn & Bacon, 2002) with simplified discussions and removal of alternative and group formulas, as well as some non-parametric tests.
  • Retains most conceptual explanations, effective pedagogical devices, and the step-by-step style of illustrating computational techniques from the main text.
  • Designed with numerous examples and clear explanations as to why particular statistical methods are used in criminal justice research.
  • Abundant "Step-by-Step Illustrations" of statistical procedures, set off from the text, clearly show students how to use statistical methods and numerous exercises help students practice and develop their skills..
  • A "Looking at the Larger Picture" feature concludes each major part of the text and gives a broad understanding of it in the context of a criminal justice research problem.
  • Conceptual questions at the end of each chapter test students on their conceptual understanding of statistics.
  • Supplements available include a Student Workbook with datasets; Student SPSS Software 12.0, and a Statistics Calculator that can be used to solve many of the exercises in the text.