By Mary Meghan Ryan
By Mary Meghan Ryan
By Daniel L. Cork,Robert M. Groves
BJS's information assortment portfolio is an outstanding physique of labor, good justified via public details wishes or felony necessities and a commendable attempt to fulfill its wide mandate given less-than-commensurate economic assets. The ebook identifies a few significant gaps within the major insurance of BJS facts, yet notes that filling these gaps will require elevated and sustained aid by way of employees and monetary resources.
In suggesting strategic targets for BJS, the ebook argues that the bureau's most effective objective can be to set up and continue a robust place of independence. to prevent structural or political interference in BJS paintings, the record indicates altering the executive placement of BJS in the Justice division and making the BJS directorship a fixed-term appointment.
In its 30th yr, BJS can glance again on an excellent physique of achievement; this ebook indicates additional instructions for development to offer the kingdom the justice statistics--and the BJS--that it deserves.
By Simon Dyson
By Luc Pronzato,Andrej Pázman
By Rossana Deplano
By Walter L. Leite
By Cheryl Zlotnick
Sharing the day-by-day struggles of kids and households living in transitional occasions (homelessness or as a result of chance of homelessness, being hooked up with the kid welfare approach, or being new immigrants in transitority housing), this article recommends ideas for providing psychological well-being and in depth case-management prone that keep relatives integrity and balance. according to paintings undertaken on the heart for the susceptible baby in Oakland, California, which has supplied psychological health and wellbeing and in depth case administration to teenagers and households residing in transition for greater than twenty years, the quantity outlines culturally delicate practices to interact households that think disrespected or betrayed.
By Rand Wilcox
Requiring no previous education, Modern information for the Social and Behavioral Sciences offers a two-semester, graduate-level advent to uncomplicated statistical ideas that takes under consideration contemporary advances and insights which are in general neglected in an introductory direction.
Hundreds of magazine articles make it transparent that uncomplicated strategies, oftentimes taught and used, can practice poorly whilst facing skewed distributions, outliers, heteroscedasticity (unequal variances) and curvature. tools for facing those issues were derived and will supply a deeper, extra exact and extra nuanced knowing of knowledge. A conceptual foundation is equipped for figuring out whilst and why general equipment could have negative strength and yield deceptive measures of impression measurement. glossy suggestions for facing identified issues are defined and illustrated.
This moment variation describes many contemporary advances appropriate to easy recommendations. for instance, an enormous array of recent and more advantageous equipment is now to be had for facing regression, together with considerably enhanced ANCOVA options. The assurance of a number of comparability techniques has been elevated and new ANOVA recommendations are described.
Rand Wilcox is a professor of psychology on the collage of Southern California. he's the writer of thirteen different records books and the writer of the R package deal WRS. He at present serves as an affiliate editor for 5 records journals. he's a fellow of the organization for mental technological know-how and an elected member of the foreign Statistical Institute.
By Joseph L. Gastwirth
By Gaël Brulé,Filomena Maggino