Call Number: Online in Gale Virtual Reference Library
Publication Date: 2003-02-01
This 4-volume set provides in-depth statistics on social issues paired with expert analyses. Statistical data is gathered from respected sources including the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of the Census, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the Social Security Administration; data is also gathered from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the stock exchanges. Individual volumes cover Work and Leisure; Community and Education; Health and Illness; and Crime and Justice. Each chapter features a topic introduction, followed by topic subsections that present multiple graphics and thorough analysis compiled by experts. Appendices and Cumulative Subject Index appear in each volume.
This book provides a comprehensive introduction to methods and models for categorical data analysis and their applications in social science research. Companion website also available, at https://webspace.utexas.edu/dpowers/www/