Who else wants to produce top quality work in social sciences? To do so you need to understand how to use statistics within social science and that is where this book can help. This book takes you to the heart of the concepts and shows you how to use these ideas in your own work. In the book the author, an experienced and sympathetic teacher with years of experience in preparing students for examinations in this field, explains clearly how to use all of the techniques to analyse your own data. This book includes explanations on: Probability and Populations; Data management & Initial data exploration; Developing & testing a hypothesis; Exploring relationships/variables 1 and 2; Scales and indices; Questionnaire survey design; Secondary data resources; and, Data analysis exercises.