List of figures; Preface; 1. The Scientific Study of Society; 2. The Art of Theory Building; 3. Evaluating Causal Relationships; 4. Research Design; 5. Survey Research; 6. Measuring Concepts of Interest; 7. Getting to Know Your Data; 8. Probability and Statistical Inference; 9. Bivariate Hypothesis Testing; 10. Two-variable Regression Models; 11. Multiple Regression; 12. Putting it all Together to Produce Effective Research; References; Index.
Teaches students how to use R to conduct the statistical analyses most commonly used in political science.
Paul M. Kellstedt is a professor of political science at Texas A&M University. Guy D. Whitten is a professor of political science and Director of the European Union Center at Texas A&M University. Steven A. Tuch is a professor of sociology and public policy and public administration at George Washington University.