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Gender Difference Exercises Using SPSS and the General Social Survey

Gender Difference Exercises Using SPSS and the General Social Survey

There are four exercise that use data from the 2014 General Social Survey to explore gender differences.  These exercises could be used to help students learn the principles of quantitative analysis with a focus on gender differences.  The exercises look at gender differences in political party affiliation, political orientation (conservative, moderate, liberal), political interest, voting, and opinion on the social issues of abortion, capital punishment, and gun control.  Control variables (i.e., family income, respondent's income, gun ownership) are added into the analysis to see how they affect gender differences.  Exercises refer students to the relevant parts of an online introduction to SPSS, the software package used in this analysis.  This online introduction is freely avalable at... Show More
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