Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling” as Want to Read:
Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling (Methodology in the Social Sciences)

3.96 of 5 stars 3.96  ·  rating details  ·  69 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Designed for students and researchers without an extensive quantitative background, this book offers an informative guide to the application, interpretation, and pitfalls of structural equation modeling (SEM) in the social sciences. This is an accessible volume which covers introductory techniques, including path analysis and confirmatory factor analysis, and provides an o ...more
Paperback, 354 pages
Published May 27th 1998 by The Guilford Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

Be the first to ask a question about Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 134)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Sam
Excellent SEM book for students/academics. Provides detailed explanations of the consensus (and controversy) of state of the art structural equation modeling techniques. Kline's book uses plain language to communicate complex issues in applying SEM to research questions. Very helpful in answering reviewers/referees questions in the publication process. Minus 1 star for lack of MPLUS syntax addressing model comparisons.
Jared
Yeah that's right.
I'm actually really excited to re-read this book. This guy is a great writer when it comes to this stuff. I think this is a wonderfully powerful tool for gaining insight into how the world works.
This is where stats is going. If you're getting a degree in this stuff, read this.
Erin
Feb 12, 2011 Erin rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Erin by: required graduate reading
Fantastix explication of theory, assumptions, and technique.
Desiree Leboeuf-davis
Very informative and understandable for non-mathematician folks.
Florian
Florian marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2015
Karen Cinnamond
Karen Cinnamond marked it as to-read
Feb 17, 2015
Mahdi
Mahdi added it
Jan 26, 2015
Caglar Yildirim
Caglar Yildirim marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2015
Lucia De solorzano
Lucia De solorzano marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2015
Yoriko Matsuda
Yoriko Matsuda marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2015
Bradley
Bradley marked it as to-read
Jan 21, 2015
Luís Fernando
Luís Fernando marked it as to-read
Dec 24, 2014
Norene
Norene is currently reading it
Dec 17, 2014
Lisa
Lisa added it
Nov 11, 2014
Oscar
Oscar marked it as to-read
Nov 10, 2014
Okhyun Kim
Okhyun Kim is currently reading it
Nov 09, 2014
Jason
Jason marked it as to-read
Nov 05, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other Books in the Series

Methodology in the Social Sciences (1 - 10 of 14 books)
  • Advances in Configural Frequency Analysis
  • Applied Missing Data Analysis
  • Confirmatory Factor Analysis for Applied Research
  • Diagnostic Measurement: Theory, Methods, and Applications
  • Dyadic Data Analysis
  • How to Conduct Behavioral Research over the Internet: A Beginner's Guide to HTML and CGI/Perl
  • Missing Data: A Gentle Introduction
  • Multilevel Analysis for Applied Research: It's Just Regression!
  • A Primer on Regression Artifacts
  • Regression Analysis for Categorical Moderators
Becoming a Behavioral Science Researcher: A Guide to Producing Research That Matters Beyond Significance Testing: Reforming Data Analysis Methods in Behavioral Research Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling, Third Edition: Methodology in the Social Sciences (3)

Share This Book