Book jacket

Data Visualization for Social Science

Free book with data for exercises

This book is a hands-on introduction to the principles and practice of looking at and presenting data using R and ggplot. The author will be visiting UM this winter. And, while the book is free, if the budget allows, it is forthcoming, Princeton University Press.

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