4 edition of **Statistical Modelling for Social Researchers** found in the catalog.

Statistical Modelling for Social Researchers

Roger Tarling

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- 6 Currently reading

Published
**August 30, 2008** by Routledge .

Written in English

- Psychology,
- Social Science / General,
- Statistics,
- Social Science,
- Sociology

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Hardcover |

Number of Pages | 424 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL10207082M |

ISBN 10 | 0415448379 |

ISBN 10 | 9780415448376 |

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