## Using Statistical Methods in Social Science Research

## With a Complete SPSS Guide

Third Edition

### Author Soleman H. Abu-Bader

## Reviews and Awards

"*Using Statistical Methods in Social Science Research*, Third Edition is a very clear, concise, engaging, and simple-to-follow step-by-step guide to statistical procedures and their executions in SPSS. The book is a great assistant to learners who find the mathematical formulae involved in statistical calculations daunting. Without complicated formulae, the book explains plainly the principles underlying statistical tests and analyses, and it facilitates learning through various practical examples and exercises." -- Hisham M. Abu-Rayya, La Trobe University, Australia

"This book is an excellent resource for anyone seeking to learn statistics for the first time and for those who need an SPSS guide to analyze their research. It is incredibly user-friendly. The text is easy to understand, and the SPSS guide is very easy to follow. Additionally, the varied practical exercises are very helpful in assuring that readers are able to apply their knowledge in different ways. I intend to use this book as a required text for all three of my upcoming statistics courses. I also plan to use it for my own research that requires bivariate analysis." -- Tiffanie Victoria Jones, Grambling State University

"*Using Statistical Methods in Social Science Research* is the text I wish I'd had as a beginning doctoral student. It is comprehensive and meticulous in its explanations of assumptions and functions of statistical operations, yet student-friendly in that ample examples of real-world applications are provided. Exercises will lead students to understanding statistical concepts on both an intuitive and practical level." -- JoAnne Yaffe, University of Utah