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Analysis and Interpretation of Multivariate Data for Social Scientists (Second Edition)

A volume in the Chapman and Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioural Sciences series|. A copy of the book may be ordered from CRC Press| (ISBN 13: 978-1584889601).

Authors:
David J Bartholomew|
Fiona Steele|
Irini Moustaki|
Jane I Galbraith

Contents:
Go to full list of contents|

Sample chapters:
Chapter 3: Multidimensional scaling| (PDF, 1.1MB)
Chapter 8: Factor analysis for binary data| (PDF, 1.6MB)

Downloadable materials:
Go to full list of downloadable materials (to be published soon)

Features:

  • Contains three new chapters on regression analysis, confirmatory factor analysis and structural equation models and multilevel models
  • Presents numerous examples of real-world applications, including voting preferences, social attitudes educational test scores and recidivism
  • Covers methods that summarise, describe and explore multivariate data sets
  • Establishes a unified approach to latent variable modelling by providing detailed coverage of the methods, such as item response theory and factor analysis
  • Offers full versions of all the data sets in the text, software for performing latest variable analyses and instructions for implementing the analyses

Audience:
Graduate students
Advanced undergraduate students
Researchers
Practitioners of statistics and the social sciences

Reviews:
Journal of Statistical Software, February 2009, Volume 29, Book Review 13|, by Patrick Mair

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