Thoroughly revised and updated, it presents:
- concise and analytic coverage of multivariate analysis techniques
- a brand new chapter giving theoretical and practical advice on the stages involved in constructing scales to measure attitude or personality
- an up-to-date account of using materials on the internet
- addition of concise introductions and summaries to all chapters
This book will prove to be equally useful for students conducting small research projects in the social sciences or related professional/applied areas, researchers planning systematic data collection for applied purposes and policy makers who want to understand and analyse the research with whose conclusions they are presented.