Books in category Social Science – Statistics

  • Counting on the Census

    Counting on the Census?
    Peter Skerry

    In "Counting on the Census?" Peter Skerry confirms the persistence of minority undercounts and insists that racial and ethnic data are critical to the administration of policies affecting minorities.

  • Discovering Statistics Using R

    Discovering Statistics Using R
    Andy Field, Jeremy Miles, Zoë Field

    The R version of Andy Field's hugely popular Discovering Statistics Using SPSS takes students on a journey of statistical discovery using the freeware R. Like its sister textbook, Discovering Statistics Using R is written in an irreverent …

  • Sex Drugs and Body Counts

    Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts
    Peter Andreas, Kelly M. Greenhill

    " "There are three million child soldiers in Africa." "More than 650,000 civilians have been killed as a result of the U.S. occupation of Iraq." "Between 600,000 and 800,000 women are trafficked across borders every year.

  • Population Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health with Special Reference to HIV AIDS

    Population, Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health with Special Reference to HIV/AIDS
    United Nations. Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs. Population Division

    This Report provides a summary of selected aspects of reproductive rights and reproductive health, covering the following topics: entry into reproductive life; reproductive behaviour; family planning; abortion; maternal mortality and …

  • Population Based Survey Experiments

    Population-Based Survey Experiments
    Diana C. Mutz

    Drawing on examples from across the social sciences, this book covers everything you need to know to plan, implement, and analyze the results of population-based survey experiments. But it is more than just a "how to" manual.

  • The Foundations of Statistics

    The Foundations of Statistics
    Leonard J. Savage

    Classic analysis of the subject and the development of personal probability; one of the greatest controversies in modern statistcal thought.

  • Ordinal Data Modeling

    Ordinal Data Modeling
    Valen E. Johnson, James H. Albert

    A unique feature of this text is its emphasis on applications. All models developed in the book are motivated by real datasets, and considerable attention is devoted to the description of diagnostic plots and residual analyses.

  • Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2008

    Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2008
    Unesco

    A mid-term assessment of where the world stands on its commitment to provide basic education for all children, youth and adults by 2015: What education policies and programmes have been successful?

  • Beschreibende Statistik

    Beschreibende Statistik
    Erhard Cramer, K. Cramer, Udo Kamps, C. Zuckschwerdt

    Zu den "Interaktiven Graphiken" ist das Schwesterbuch erhältlich: Brukschat et al: Beschreibende Statistik – Grundlegende Methoden.

  • CEMAF as a Census Method

    CEMAF as a Census Method
    David A. Swanson, Paula J. Walashek

    However, Swanson and Walashek believe this is the time to discuss radical proposals as governments re-examine the utility of traditional census counts and consider reductions, as is the case in Canada and England.

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