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Table of contents for Quantitative research methods in the social sciences / Paul S. Maxim.



		Preface   ix

	1.	The Scientific Method					1

	2.	Theory Formalization					26

	3.	Causality 						54

	4.	Statistical Inference 					80

	5.	Sampling: Basic Statistics				104

	6.	Sampling: Designs    					129

	7.	Sampling: Special Problems				146

	8.	Experimental Designs					167

	9.	Measurement Theory					201

	10.	Classical Test Theory					233

	11.	Confirmatory Factor Models    				251

	12.	Data Collection Methods and Measurement Errors		279

	13.	Missing Data 						301

	14.	Interpolating and Smoothing 				331

     	15.  	Computer-intensive Hypothesis Testing    		354

	References	380
	Author Index	396
	Subject Index	399