Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2077: 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.