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          Part 1: Background knowledge
                      Chapter 1 - Introduction
                      Chapter 2 - Descriptive statistics introduced
                      Chapter 3 - Inferential statistics introduced
                      Chapter 4 - On the nature of numbers
                      Chapter 5 - Data entry in SPSS
                      Chapter 6 - Data analysis in practice

          Part 2: Statistical testing
                      Chapter 7 - The analysis of differences
                      Tests include: Wilcoxon, paired t-test, Friedman, within subjects one-way ANOVA
                      Mann-Whitney, unpaired t-test, Kruskal-Wallis, between subjects one-way ANOVA

                      Chapter 8 - Qualitative analysis
                      Tests include: binomial, McNemar, Chi Square goodness of fit
                      Chi Square test of association

                      Chapter 9 - Correlations, regression and factor analysis
                      Tests include: Spearman / Kendall's tau b, Pearson, simple linear regression
                      multiple regression, partial correlation, multiple correlation, factor analysis

                      Chapter 10 - Factorial analysis of variance
                      Tests include: within subjects two-way ANOVA, within subjects three-way ANOVA
                      between subjects two-way ANOVA, between subjects three-way ANOVA, mixed design two-way ANOVA
                      mixed design three-way ANOVA (2 within subjects variables, 1 between subjects variable)
                      mixed design three-way ANOVA (2 between subjects variables, 1 within subjects variable)

                      Chapter 11 - The time until events: survival analysis
                      Tests include: Kaplan-Meier, Log Rank, Breslow, Tarone-Ware, the life table

          Part 3: Beyond the tests
                      Chapter 12 - Exercises
                      Chapter 13 - Reporting in applied research
                      Chapter 14 - A taste of further statistical methods
                      Index of concepts
                      Index of tests


                      SPSS Step by Step - Essentials for Social and Political Science by Cole Davis was published by Policy Press on February 13th 2013.
                      It is distributed in the UK by Policy Press and in the USA by The University of Chicago Press.
                      Book numbers:
                      Hardcover:   ISBN-13:  978-1447306283    ISBN-10:  1447306287
                      Paperback:   ISBN-13:  978-1447306276    ISBN-10:  1447306279


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