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Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice - 5th edition

Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9781452258195

ISBN10: 1452258198

Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice by Ronet D. Bachman - ISBN 9781452258195
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 14
Copyright: 2014
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
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Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice by Ronet D. Bachman - ISBN 9781452258195

ISBN13: 9781452258195

ISBN10: 1452258198

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 14

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Summary

The Fifth Edition of The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice continues to provide complete coverage of the use and results of the contemporary methods employed in criminology and criminal justice research today.

Specifically designed for undergraduate and beginning graduate criminal justice courses and programs, this text teaches research design and techniques within the context of substantive criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students who will become professionals in the field. Students learn about the wide realm of research methods available to them, delve deeper into topics relevant to their field of study, and benefit from the wide variety of exercises included that help them practice as they learn.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Science, Society, and Criminological Research
Chapter 2: The Process and Problems of Criminological Research
Chapter 3: Research Ethics and Philosophies
Chapter 4: Conceptualization and Measurement
Chapter 5: Sampling
Chapter 6: Causation and Research Design
Chapter 7: Experimental Designs
Chapter 8: Survey Research
Chapter 9: Qualitative Methods and Analysis
Chapter 10: Analyzing Content: Historical, Secondary, and Content Analysis and Crime Mapping
Chapter 11: Evaluation and Policy Analysis
Chapter 12: Mixing and Comparing Methods
Chapter 13: Quantitative Data Analysis
Chapter 14: Reporting Research Results
Appendix A: Questions to Ask About a Research Article
Appendix B: How to Read a Research Article