Compassionate Statistics: Applied Quantitative Analysis for Social Services, with exercises and instructions in SPSS

Compassionate Statistics: Applied Quantitative Analysis for Social Services, with exercises and instructions in SPSS

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Compassionate Statistics: Applied Quantitative Analysis for Social Services (With Instructions for SPSS 14.0) is an attempt to “de-mythologize” a content area that is both essential for professional social service practitioners, yet dreaded by some of the most experienced among them. Using friendly, straightforward language as well as concrete illustrations and exercises from social service practice, author Vincent E. Faherty catapults students and experienced professionals to a pragmatic level where they can handle quantitative analysis for all their research and evaluation needs.

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Provides comprehensive coverage of the most important aspects of quantitative analysis: This is a complete, yet pragmatic, resource for social service professionals to use standard descriptive and inferential statistical techniques.; Offers an accessible format: Using unpretentious and plain language, this book introduces essential statistical ...

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