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Non-experimental approaches

Dale, A. and Davies, R. (Eds.) Analyzing social and political change: A casebook of methods, London: Sage

Fitz-Gibbon, C. (2001) Value-added for those in despair: research methods matter, British Psychological Society

Goldthorpe, J. (2001) Causation, statistics, and sociology, European Sociological Review, 17, 1, 1-20

Hagenaars, J. (1990) Categorical longitudinal data: Log-linear, panel, trend and cohort analysis, London: Sage

Lehtonen, R. and Pahkinen, E. (1995) Practical methods for design and analysis of complex surveys, Chichester: John Wiley and Sons

Maruyama, G. (1998) Basics of structural equation modelling, London: Sage

Paterson, L. and Goldstein, H. (1991) New statistical methods for analysing social structures: an introduction to multilevel models, British Educational Research Journal, 17, 4, 387-393

Plewis, I. (1990) Longitudinal multilevel models, in Dale, A. and Davies, R. (Eds.) Analyzing Social and Political Change: A casebook of methods, London: Sage

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