Applied Statistics Using Stata: A Guide for the Social Sciences

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Clear, intuitive and written with the social science student in mind, this book represents the ideal combination of statistical theory and practice. It focuses on questions that can be answered using statistics and addresses common themes and problems in a straightforward, easy-to-follow manner. The book carefully combines the conceptual aspects of statistics with detailed technical advice providing both the ‘why’ of statistics and the ‘how’.

Built upon a variety of engaging examples from across the social sciences it provides a rich collection of statistical methods and models. Students are encouraged to see the impact of theory whilst simultaneously learning how to manipulate software to meet their needs.

The book also provides:

Original case studies and data sets Practical guidance on how to run and test models in Stata Downloadable Stata programmes created to work alongside chapters A wide range of detailed applications using Stata Step-by-step notes on writing the relevant code.

This excellent text will give anyone doing statistical research in the social sciences the theoretical, technical and applied knowledge needed to succeed.

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About the author

Mehmet Mehmetoglu is a professor of research methods in the Department of Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). His research interests include consumer psychology, evolutionary psychology and statistical methods. Mehmetoglu has co/publications in about 30 different refereed international journals, among which, Scandinavian Journal Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, and Evolutionary Psychological Science.

Tor Georg Jakobsen is professor of political science at NTNU Business School at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His research interests include political behavior, peace research and statistical methods. Jakobsen has authored and co-authored articles in, among others, European Sociological Review, Work, Employment and Society and Conflict Management and Peace Science.

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Publisher
SAGE
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Published on
Nov 8, 2016
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Pages
376
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ISBN
9781473987906
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Language
English
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Genres
Reference / Research
Social Science / Research
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Content protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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