Introductory Statistics For Criminal Justice And Criminology
Introductory Statistics for Criminal Justice and Criminology
The science of criminal justice has seen expansive growth over the past decade, and new standards have been set by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. This book makes statistical concepts digestible using Microsoft Excel, the software most likely to be used in the workplace, versus more sophisticated packages. Focuses on basic techniques, computations, and practical applications rather than on technical explanations and overly advanced techniques. Offers real and hypothetical examples throughout. Presents in each chapter a problem and solution that introduces the topic to be discussed, and defines and illustrates the relevant statistical procedures. An accessible reference for novices as well as criminal justice practitioners.
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EXCEL IN STATISTICS USING EXCEL
Whether you are interested in implementing change in the criminal justice system, shaping public policy, or developing and testing theories of crime, a basic understanding of statistics is essential. Designed for students with little or no familiarity with statistics, Introductory Statistics for Criminal Justice and Criminology presents clear explanations of the underlying concepts of statistical inference and hypothesis testing. The text also features step-by-step demonstrations...