Categorical Data Analysis for the Behavioral and Social by Razia Azen,Cindy M. Walker

By Razia Azen,Cindy M. Walker

Featuring a realistic technique with a number of examples, this e-book makes a speciality of aiding the reader increase a conceptual, instead of technical, figuring out of express equipment, making it a way more available textual content than others out there. The authors hide universal specific analyses and emphasize particular learn questions that may be addressed through every one analytic method in order that readers may be able to deal with the examine questions they need to answer.  to accomplish this objective, the authors:




  • Review the theoretical implications and assumptions underlying all the procedures

  • Present every one thought as a rule phrases and illustrate every one with a pragmatic example

  • Demonstrate the analyses utilizing SPSS and SAS and exhibit the translation of the implications supplied through those courses.


A "Look forward" part in the beginning of every bankruptcy presents an summary of the cloth lined in order that the reader is familiar with what to anticipate. this is often by way of a number of learn questions that may be addressed utilizing the procedure(s) coated within the bankruptcy. A theoretical presentation of the fabric is supplied and illustrated utilizing sensible examples from the behavioral and social sciences.  To additional improve accessibility, the hot methods brought within the publication are explicitly regarding analytic tactics lined in previous records classes, resembling ANOVA and linear regression. all through every one bankruptcy the authors use useful examples to illustrate the way to receive and interpret statistical output in either SPSS and SAS. Their emphasis at the courting among the preliminary learn query, using the software program to hold out the research, and the translation of the output because it pertains to the preliminary examine query, permits readers to simply follow the fabric to their very own research.  the information units for executing bankruptcy examples utilizing SAS model 9.1.3 and/or IBM SPSS model 18 can be found on a booklet particular net site.  those info units and syntax permit readers to fast run the courses and acquire definitely the right output.  The ebook additionally contains either conceptual and analytic end-of-chapter routines to aid teachers and scholars in comparing the certainty of the fabric coated in every one chapter.


This publication covers the main customary specific information research techniques. it really is written for these with no an in depth mathematical historical past, and is perfect for graduate classes in specific information research or cross-classified information research taught in departments of psychology, human improvement & relations experiences, sociology, schooling, and company. Researchers in those disciplines attracted to employing those strategies to their very own learn will have fun with this book’s obtainable approach.

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