Quantitative data analysis with SPSS 12 and 13 : a guide for social scientists / Alan Bryman and Duncan Cramer.
By: Bryman, Alan
Contributor(s): Cramer, DuncanMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005Description: xxv, 367 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0415340802 (pbk.); 0415340810 (hbk); 9780415340809Subject(s): Social sciences -- Statistical methods -- Computer programsDDC classification: 300.285536 LOC classification: HA32 | .B798 2005Other classification: 70.03 Online resources: Publisher description | WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-358) and index.
Table of contents Data analysis and the research process -- Analyzing data with computers : first steps with SPSS 12 and 13 -- Analyzing data with computers : further steps with SPSS 12 and 13 -- Concepts and their measurement -- Summarizing data -- Sampling and statistical significance -- Bivariate analysis : exploring differences between scores on two variables -- Bivariate analysis : exploring relationships between two variables -- Multivariate analysis : exploring differences among three or more variables -- Multivariate analysis : exploring relationships among three or more variables -- Aggregating variables : exploratory factor analysis.
This text provides a non-technical approach to quantitative data analysis and a user-friendly introduction to SPSS. It takes the reader step-by-step through the techniques, reinforced by exercises.