Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences

Analyses with SAS and IBM’s SPSS, Sixth Edition
by Keenan A. Pituch & James P. Stevens
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Publisher: Taylor and Francis

Publication Date: December 07, 2015

ISBN: 9781317805915

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Now in its 6th edition, the authoritative textbook Applied Multivariate Statistics for the Social Sciences, continues to provide advanced students with a practical and conceptual understanding of statistical procedures through examples and data-sets from actual research studies. With the added expertise of co-author Keenan Pituch (University of Texas-Austin), this 6th edition retains many key features of the previous editions, including its breadth and depth of coverage, a review chapter on matrix algebra, applied coverage of MANOVA, and emphasis on statistical power. In this new edition, the authors continue to provide practical guidelines for checking the data, assessing assumptions, interpreting, and reporting the results to help students analyze data from their own research confidently and professionally.

Features new to this edition include:

  • NEW chapter on Logistic Regression (Ch. 11) that helps readers understand and use this very flexible and widely used procedure

    NEW chapter on Multivariate Multilevel Modeling (Ch. 14) that helps readers understand the benefits of this "newer" procedure and how it can be used in conventional and multilevel settings

    NEW Example Results Section write-ups that illustrate how results should be presented in research papers and journal articles

    NEW coverage of missing data (Ch. 1) to help students understand and address problems associated with incomplete data

    Completely re-written chapters on Exploratory Factor Analysis (Ch. 9), Hierarchical Linear Modeling (Ch. 13), and Structural Equation Modeling (Ch. 16) with increased focus on understanding models and interpreting results

    NEW analysis summaries, inclusion of more syntax explanations, and reduction in the number of SPSS/SAS dialogue boxes to guide students through data analysis in a more streamlined and direct approach

    Updated syntax to reflect newest ...