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Statistics for Social Workers, 8th Edition

Statistics for Social Workers, 8th Edition
Author: Robert W. Weinbach - Richard M. Grinnell
ISBN 13: 9780205739875
ISBN 10: 205739873
Edition: 8th
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
List Price: $138.60

Designed for use in undergraduate and graduate social work research courses, this text is written so that no background in statistical analysis is required. Emphasis is on a conceptual understanding of statistics and its usefulness to social work practice and research. In this sixth edition, Weinbach (University of South Carolina) and Grinnell (Illinois State University) present expanded content on random samples, measurement error, and cultural bias. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Written for undergraduate or graduate social work students and practitioners without an extensive mathematical background, this text focuses on the core processes of statistics. Changes to this edition mostly consist of substantial reorganization, expanded coverage of logistic regression and tests, and the addition of some figures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)