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    Description'The authors make excellent use of illustrative examples' - "Reference Reviews". The "SAGE Dictionary of Statistics" provides students and researchers with an accessible and definitive resource to use when studying statistics in the social sciences, reading research reports and undertaking data analysis. Written by leading academics in the field of methodology and statistics, the Dictionary will be an essential study guide for the first-time researcher as well as a primary resource for more advanced study. This is a practical and concise dictionary that serves the everyday uses of statistics across the whole range of social science disciplines.It offers basic and straightforward definitions of key concepts, followed by more detailed step-by-step explanations of situating specific methods and techniques. It also contains lists of related concepts to help the user to draw connections across various fields and increase their overall understand of a specific technique. A list of key readings helps to reinforce the aim of the Dictionary as an invaluable learning resource. Designed specifically for students and those new to research, and written in a lively and engaging manner, this Dictionary is an essential reference work for students and researchers across the social sciences.

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    The Sage Dictionary of Statistics
    A Practical Resource for Students in the Social Sciences
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Duncan Cramer, By (author) Dennis Laurence Howitt
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    ISBN 13: 9780761941385
    ISBN 10: 076194138X

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    New ed.
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    1, black & white illustrations
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    Sage Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    09 June 2004
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    Dennis Howitt's was a graduate of Brunel University and the University of Sussex. His research career began with the study of mass communications but has developed into a broader interest in the application of psychology to social issues. His primary research areas are: *the effects of mass communications especially with reference to crime, violence and pornography *racism and the profession of psychology *paedophiles and sex offenders, child abuse *forensic psychology He is a chartered (forensic) psychologist and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. His publications also include books on statistics, computing and methods.