ERIC Number: ED185193
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Social Science for a Change.
Loewen, James W.; And Others
Clearinghouse for Civil Rights Research, v7 n3-4 Fall-Win 1979
This publication is a collection of social science research and statistical techniques that can help win civil rights court cases. Articles included are: (1) "A Lawyer Looks at Social Science in the Courts"; (2) "How Social Scientists and Lawyers Can Work Together"; (3) "The Nature of Statistics and Research as Used in Civil Rights Litigation"; (4) "The Sign Test for Comparing Hiring/Promotion Records for Possible Discrimination"; (5) "The T Test for the Difference of Two Proportions: Analyzing Juries and Venires for Discrimination"; (6) "Selecting a Defensible Sample and Using the T Test for the Difference of Two Means in Municiple Services Discrimination Cases"; (7) "Using the Index of Dissimilarity to Determine the Extent of School or Residential Segregation"; (8) "The Runs Test for Determining if Minorities are Being Clustered within a Dormitory or Housing Project"; and (9) "Using Correlation, Overlapping Percentages, Regression, and Census Data to Analyze Election Returns for Racial Bloc Voting." References are appended. (MK)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Catholic Univ. of America, Washington, DC. Center for National Policy Review.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to print color of original document