The Data Game: Controversies in Social Science Statistics

4th Edition

Mark Maier, Jennifer Imazeki

Routledge
Published September 18, 2014
Textbook - 309 Pages
ISBN 9780765629807 - CAT# Y177409

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Summary

This book introduces students to the collection, uses, and interpretation of statistical data in the social sciences. It would suit all social science introductory statistics and research methods courses. Separate chapters are devoted to data in the fields of demography, housing, health, education, crime, the economy, wealth, income, poverty, labor, business statistics, and public opinion polling, with a concluding chapter devoted to the common problem of ambiguity. Each chapter includes multiple case studies illustrating the controversies, overview of data sources including web sites, chapter summary and a set of case study questions designed to stimulate further thought.

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