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Adventures in Criminal Justice Research : Data Analysis for Windows-Text Only

Adventures in Criminal Justice Research : Data Analysis for Windows-Text Only - rev edition

Adventures in Criminal Justice Research : Data Analysis for Windows-Text Only - rev edition

Adventures in Criminal Justice Research : Data Analysis for Windows-Text Only by George W. Dowdall, Kim Logio, Earl R. Babbie and Fred Halley - ISBN
Edition: REV 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Pine Forge Press
Published: 1999
International: No
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Summary

Author Bio

Dowdall, George W. : St Joseph's University


Logio, Kim : St Joseph's University


Babbie, Earl R. : Chapman University


Halley, Fred : State University of New York

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I. PREPARING FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH

Chapter 1 Using a Computer in Criminal Justice Research
Chapter 2 Theory, Research, and Practice in Criminal Justice
Chapter 3 The Logic of Measurement
Chapter 4 Criminal Justice Data Sets
Chapter 5 Using

SPSS PART II UNIVARIATE ANALYSIS

Chapter 6 Describing a Variable
Chapter 7 Working with Variables
Chapter 8 Examining Individual Variables
Chapter 9 Creating Composite Measures
Chapter 10 Exploring Crime and Deviance: Suggestions for Further Univariate Analyses

PART III BIVARIATE ANALYSIS

Chapter 11 Investigating The Correlates of Drug and Alcohol Use
Chapter 12 Political Orientations, Guns and Capital Punishment: Independent Versus Dependent Variables
Chapter 13 Should Abortion Be a Crime? What's Associated With Different Attitudes Toward Abortion?
Chapter 14 Measures of Association
Chapter 15 The Existence, Strength, and Direction of an Association
Chapter 16 Suggestions for Further Bivariate Analysis

PART IV MULTIVARIATE ANALYSES

Chapter 17 Examining Several Independent Variables
Chapter 18 Exploring What Shapes Attitudes About Guns and Capital Punishment
Chapter 19 Making Powerful Predictions About Attitudes
Chapter 20 Logistic Regression: Understanding College Student Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Appendix A College Alcohol Study Questionnaire
Appendix B Answers to Exercises

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