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Analyzing social science data, David de Vaus

Label
Analyzing social science data
Title
Analyzing social science data
Statement of responsibility
David de Vaus
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
David de Vaus directs students to the core of data analysis. The book is an authoritative guide to the problems facing beginners in the field
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Vaus, D. A
Dewey number
300.15195
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HA29
LC item number
.D3815 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Statistics as Topic
Label
Analyzing social science data, David de Vaus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [391]-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What is the problem?
  • How to code multiple responses to a closed question
  • How to code ranking questions
  • How to code open questions with multiple answers
  • Using SPSS
  • Can the Respondent's Answers be Relied on?
  • What is the problem?
  • How to assess reliability
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Check that the Right Thing is being Measured
  • How to Prepare Data for Analysis
  • What is the problem?
  • How to judge if a question is valid
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Prepare Variables for Analysis
  • How to Deal with Variables with Lots of Categories
  • What is the problem?
  • Do nothing
  • Reduce the number of categories
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Identify and Change the Level of Measurement of Variables
  • How to Code Data
  • What is the problem?
  • What does 'level of measurement' mean?
  • How to work out a variable's level of measurement
  • What is the best level of measurement?
  • How fixed are level-of-measurement 'rules'?
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Deal with Questions that Fail to Identify Real Differences Between Cases
  • Why is the failure to discriminate a problem?
  • How to deal with non-discriminating variables
  • How to Rearrange the Categories of a Variable
  • What is the problem?
  • When to rearrange categories
  • When to reverse the order of the categories
  • What criteria to use for reordering
  • Why should categories be placed in reverse order?
  • How to structure and store codes
  • Decisions to make
  • Approaches to coding open-ended questions
  • How to minimize coding error
  • How to Code Questions with Multiple Answers
Control code
48361832
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 401 pages
Isbn
9780761959380
Isbn Type
(PBK.)
Lccn
2003268129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Analyzing social science data, David de Vaus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [391]-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What is the problem?
  • How to code multiple responses to a closed question
  • How to code ranking questions
  • How to code open questions with multiple answers
  • Using SPSS
  • Can the Respondent's Answers be Relied on?
  • What is the problem?
  • How to assess reliability
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Check that the Right Thing is being Measured
  • How to Prepare Data for Analysis
  • What is the problem?
  • How to judge if a question is valid
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Prepare Variables for Analysis
  • How to Deal with Variables with Lots of Categories
  • What is the problem?
  • Do nothing
  • Reduce the number of categories
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Identify and Change the Level of Measurement of Variables
  • How to Code Data
  • What is the problem?
  • What does 'level of measurement' mean?
  • How to work out a variable's level of measurement
  • What is the best level of measurement?
  • How fixed are level-of-measurement 'rules'?
  • Using SPSS
  • How to Deal with Questions that Fail to Identify Real Differences Between Cases
  • Why is the failure to discriminate a problem?
  • How to deal with non-discriminating variables
  • How to Rearrange the Categories of a Variable
  • What is the problem?
  • When to rearrange categories
  • When to reverse the order of the categories
  • What criteria to use for reordering
  • Why should categories be placed in reverse order?
  • How to structure and store codes
  • Decisions to make
  • Approaches to coding open-ended questions
  • How to minimize coding error
  • How to Code Questions with Multiple Answers
Control code
48361832
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 401 pages
Isbn
9780761959380
Isbn Type
(PBK.)
Lccn
2003268129
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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