**Suggested Textbooks
on Structural Equation Modeling Text Books**

**Introductory**

Kline,
R.B. (2004). *Principles and Practice of Structural Equation Modeling*
(2nd ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Joreskog, K. G. and Sorbom, D. (1979). *Advances in Factor Analysis and
Structural Equation Models.* Cambridge, MA: Abt
Books. (Excellent republication of Karl Joreskog's
seminal journal articles. Not sure that this volume is still available
in print, though)

**Advanced but
readable**

Bollen, K.A. (1989) *Structural
Equations with Latent variables*. New York: Wiley

Kaplan, D. (2000)* Structural Equation Modeling: Foundations
and Extensions*. Newbury Park, CA: Sage
Publications.

**New
directions, but somewhat technical in style**

Skrondal, A. and Rabe-Hesketh,
S. (2004). *Generalized Latent Variable Modeling: Multilevel, Longitudinal
and Structural Equation Models*. Boca Raton, FL: Chapman & Hall/CRC.

Lee, S.-Y. (2007) *Structural
Equation Modeling: A Bayesian Approach*. New York: Wiley

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