Interpreting Quantitative Data

1st Edition

David Byrne
eISBN-13: 9781446230282

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How do quantitative methods help us to acquire knowledge of the real world? What are the `do′s′ and `don′ts′ of effective quantitative research?

This refreshing and accessible book provides students with a novel and useful resource for doing quantitative research. It offers students a guide on how to: interpret the complex reality of the social world; achieve effective measurement; understand the use of official statistics; use social surveys; understand probability and quantitative reasoning; interpret measurements; apply linear modelling; understand simulation and neural nets; and integrate quantitative and qualitative modelling in the research process.

Jargon-free and written with the needs of students in mind, the book will be required reading for students interested in using quantitative research methods.

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ISBNs 9780761962625, 9780761962625, 9781446230282, 1446230287
Language English
Number of Pages 192
Edition 1st