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Published: 12 February 2021

544 Pages

7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197522431

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Using Statistical Methods in Social Science Research

With a Complete SPSS Guide

Third Edition

Author Soleman H. Abu-Bader

  • Discusses the purpose, rational, and assumptions of each test statistic to help students determine the appropriate use
  • Uses real research examples to bridge the gap between theory and practice
  • Accompanied by a robust set of instructor resources created by the author

New to this Edition:

  • Completely revised practical exercises including hand calculations, multiple-choice, true/false, and fill-in-the blank exercises
  • Two new appendices, "Appendix B: Hand Calculations" and "Appendix C: Critical Values"
  • New Chapter 12, "Simple Linear Regression"
  • Three new test statistics: point-biserial and partial correlation tests (chapter 7) and one-sample Wilcoxon signed ranks test (chapter 8)
  • Expanded discussion about post hoc test and discussion of two new post hoc tests: Tukey HDS and Games-Howell tests (chapter 10)

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