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Product picture for Elementary Statistics in Social Research (12th Edition) by Jack A. Levin
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Provides an understanding of statistics in the social sciences.

 

This best-selling introduction to statistical analysis in the social sciences provides the right balance of conceptual understanding and step-by-step computational techniques. The eleventh edition of Elementary Statistics in Social Research is written to be understandable to all readers, particularly those without a strong background in mathematics.

 

This text is available in a variety...
Book cover from Elementary Statistics in Social Research: Essentials (3rd Edition) by Jack A. Levin
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This text provides a streamlined and accessible introduction to statistics for students in sociology, criminal justice, political science, social work, and other social sciences.

This text offers an essential and accessible overview to the introduction to social statistics.  Clearly written with detailed step-by-step illustrations of statistical procedures, this text provides clear and logical explanations for the rationale and use of statistical methods of social research. ...
Book cover from Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research (4th Edition) by James Alan Fox
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An accessible introduction to statistics in the criminal justice field.

 



Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research, Fourth Edition, provides an introduction to statistics for students in criminal justice and criminology. Created specifically for students who many not have strong backgrounds in mathematics, the text focuses primarily on the statistical theories and methods that criminal justice students need to understand. This text was adapted from the...
Book cover from Extreme Killing: Understanding Serial and Mass Murder by James Alan Fox
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Extreme Killing offers you a comprehensive overview of multiple homicide, including both serial and mass murder. Filled with classic and contemporary case studies, this fully updated Fourth Edition reflects a growing concern for specific types of multiple homicides―indiscriminate public massacres, terrorist attacks, hate crimes, and school shootings―as well as largely debated issues such as gun control and mental illness. 

Renowned experts and authors in the field, James Alan...
Book cover from The Will To Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder by James Alan Fox
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Now with SAGE Publishing, The Will to Kill: Making Sense of Senseless Murder explores extraordinary and seemingly inexplicable cases of homicide―not to sensationalize them―but to educate you about these crimes. Authored by renowned experts, the Fifth Edition places recent crimes in context by reviewing current homicide laws, introducing the latest theories that seek to explain murder, and presenting up-to-date statistical data that identify homicide patterns and trends. You will develop a...
Book cover from Elementary Statistics in Social Research, Updated Edition -- Books a la Carte (12th Edition) by Jack Levin
Book › Loose Leaf
For courses in Statistics for Social Workers

An introduction to statistics in the social sciences that balances theory and practice
Elementary Statistics in Social Research provides a balanced overview of statistical analysis in the social sciences, providing coverage of both theoretical concepts and step-by-step computational techniques. Throughout this best-selling text, authors Jack Levin, James Alan Fox, and David Forde make statistics accessible to all readers,...
Book cover from Revel for Elementary Statistics in Social Research, Updated Edition -- Access Card (12th Edition) by Jack Levin
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An introduction to statistics in the social sciences that balances theory and practice
REVEL™ for Elementary Statistics in Social Research provides a balanced overview of statistical analysis in the social sciences, providing coverage of both theoretical concepts and step-by-step computational techniques. Throughout this best-selling text, authors Jack Levin, James Alan Fox, and David Forde make statistics accessible to all readers, particularly those without a strong background in...
Book cover from Our Police by Jack E. Levin
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jack E. Levin comes a brand-new picture book that celebrates the brave men and women in blue—our police force.

In Our Police, Jack E. Levin uses his distinctive, vivid style to honor the brave men and women in uniform who spend their lives protecting us. He showcases the many members of the force—from the traffic police to the patrol car officers, the state troopers to the helicopter police­—who are all dedicated and committed to protect...
Book cover from The Violence of Hate: Understanding Harmful Forms of Bias and Bigotry by Jack Levin
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The Violence of Hate, Fourth Edition presents a systematic introduction to issues related to the sociology and social psychology of hate and violence as they target people who are different in socially significant ways. It offers an integrated perspective on the causes and consequences of hate-motivated violence and the reasons we have not always been effective in stopping it. Not only do the authors address the experiences of racial, ethnic, and religious groups under attack, but also those...
Book cover from Elementary Statistics in Social Research (11th Edition) by Jack A. Levin
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This best-selling introduction to statistical analysis in the social sciences provides the right balance of conceptual understanding and step-by-step computational techniques.