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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

SOC2077: Data Analysis in Social Science II

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:
Angrist, J. and J. Pischke. 2009. Mostly Harmless Econometrics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press
Cleveland, William S. 1993. Visualizing Data. Summit, NJ: Hobart Press.
Connolly, T. and W. Sluckin. 1971. An introduction to statistics for the social sciences. London: Macmillan.
Field, A. 2005. Discovering Statistics Using SPSS. London: Sage.
Freedman, D., R. Pisani and R. Purves. 2007. Statistics. New York: W. W. Norton & Company
Gill, G. 2006. Essential Mathematics for Political and Social Research Cambridge
William, W. and Sanders, M. 2000. Understanding Multivariate Research. Boulder, CO: Westview Press,
Pollock, P. 2012. The Essentials of Political Analysis. 4th ed. Washington: CQ Press.
Pollock, P. 2011. A Stata Companion to Political Analysis. 2nd ed. Washington: CQ Press.
Fox, J. 2008. Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models. 2nd ed. Sage.
Fox, J. and S.Weisberg. 2011. An R Companion to Applied Regression. 2nd ed. Sage.
Agresti, A. and B.Finlay. 2013. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. 4th ed. Pearson.

Web based and electronic resources:
Epstein, L. and C. Mershon. “Measuring Political Preferences.” American Journal of Political
Science, Vol. 40, No. 1. (1996), pp. 261-294.
Fish, S. “Islam and Authoritarianism.” World Politics, Vol. 55, (October 2002), pp. 4-37.
Jackman, R. “The Politics of Economic Growth in the Industrial Democracies, 1974-1980: leftist Strength or North Sea Oil?” The Journal of Politics, Vol. 49, No.1. (1987), pp. 242-256.
Treisman, D. “The Causes of Corruption: A Cross-National Study.” Journal of Public Economics,
Vol. 76, No. 3, (2000), pp. 399-457

Other resources:
Handout from Fox, John. 1997. Applied Regression Analysis, Linear Models, and Related Methods.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Basic reading:

Angrist, J. and J. Pischke. 2009. Mostly Harmless Econometrics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press

Cleveland, William S. 1993. Visualizing Data. Summit, NJ: Hobart Press.

Connolly, T. and W. Sluckin. 1971. An introduction to statistics for the social sciences. London: Macmillan.

Field, A. 2005. Discovering Statistics Using SPSS. London: Sage.

Freedman, D., R. Pisani and R. Purves. 2007. Statistics. New York: W. W. Norton & Company

Gill, G. 2006. Essential Mathematics for Political and Social Research Cambridge

William, W. and Sanders, M. 2000. Understanding Multivariate Research. Boulder, CO: Westview Press,

Pollock, P. 2012. The Essentials of Political Analysis. 4th ed. Washington: CQ Press.

Pollock, P. 2011. A Stata Companion to Political Analysis. 2nd ed. Washington: CQ Press.

Fox, J. 2008. Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models. 2nd ed. Sage.

Fox, J. and S.Weisberg. 2011. An R Companion to Applied Regression. 2nd ed. Sage.

Agresti, A. and B.Finlay. 2013. Statistical Methods for the Social Sciences. 4th ed. Pearson.

 

Web based and electronic resources:

Epstein, L. and C. Mershon. “Measuring Political Preferences.” American Journal of Political

Science, Vol. 40, No. 1. (1996), pp. 261-294.

Fish, S. “Islam and Authoritarianism.” World Politics, Vol. 55, (October 2002), pp. 4-37.

Jackman, R. “The Politics of Economic Growth in the Industrial Democracies, 1974-1980: leftist Strength or North Sea Oil?” The Journal of Politics, Vol. 49, No.1. (1987), pp. 242-256.

Treisman, D. “The Causes of Corruption: A Cross-National Study.” Journal of Public Economics,

Vol. 76, No. 3, (2000), pp. 399-457

 

Other resources:

Handout from Fox, John. 1997. Applied Regression Analysis, Linear Models, and Related Methods.

Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.