5 edition of primer of statistics for political scientists. found in the catalog.
primer of statistics for political scientists.
V. O. Key
|LC Classifications||JA74 .K48|
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|Number of Pages||209|
|LC Control Number||54005502|
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(Valdimer Orlando), Primer of statistics for political scientists. New York, Crowell, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: V O Key. Book Reviews. A Primer of Statistics for Political Scientists. Key, Jr. Charles T.
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In virtually every field, researchers find themselves navigating tremendous amounts of new data. Making sense of this flood of information requires much more than the rote application of traditional statistical methods.
This book will train researchers to be creative and confident users of statistics by thinking hard about the application of simple methods to a small dataset. Other works by Key include The Techniques of Political Graft in the United States (), A Primer of Statistics for Political Scientists (), and American State Politics: An Introduction ().
He pioneered the study of critical elections and served as president of the American Political Science Association in Born: Valdimer Orlando Key Jr., MaAustin. The Cartoon Guide To Statistics by Larry Gonick And Woollcott Smith Image courtesy: This primer book presents statistical concepts in a comical-style theme.
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