The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methodology for the Social Sciences is the definitive reference for teachers, students, and researchers of quantitative methods in the social sciences, as it provides a comprehensive overview of the major techniques used in the field. The contributors, top methodologists and researchers, have written about their areas of expertise in ways that convey the utility of their respective techniques, but, where appropriate, they also offer a fair critique of these techniques. Relevance to real-world problems in the social sciences is an essential ingredient of each chapter and makes this an invaluable resource.Hypotheses Is in the Plural If there is one single severe problem with the null ritual, then it is the fact that hypothesis is in ... Think of a Toolbox, Not of a Hammer Recall that the problem of inductive inference has no single best solution a it has many good solutions. ... Fishera#39;s null hypothesis testing, Neyman-Pearson hypotheses testing, Walda#39;s sequential analysis, and Bayesian statistics. ... Note that Fishera#39;s null hypothesis testing is, at each step, unlike the null ritual (see introduction).

Title | : | The SAGE Handbook of Quantitative Methodology for the Social Sciences |

Author | : | David Kaplan |

Publisher | : | SAGE Publications - 2004-06-21 |

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