Fundamentals of research in criminology and criminal justice
By: Bachman, Ronet | Schutt, Russell K.Material type: BookPublisher: New Delhi Sage 2012Edition: 2nd.Description: xxiv, 375p. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781412991766.Subject(s): Criminology -- Research | Criminal justice, Administration of -- ResearchDDC classification: 364.072
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: Preface 1. Science, Society, and Criminological Research 2. The Process and Problems of Criminological Research 3. Research Ethics and Philosophies 4. Conceptualization and Measurement 5. Sampling 6. Causation and Research Design 7. Survey Research 8. Qualitative Methods and Data Analysis 9. Analyzing Content: Crime Mapping and Historical, Secondary, and Content Analysis 10. Evaluation and Policy Analysis 11. Describing Quantitative Data 12. Reporting Research ResultsReferencesGlossaryIndex.
"Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice is a concise resource for understanding the multifaceted subject of research methods in the field of criminology and criminal justice. This book uniquely helps to teach research design and techniques within the context of substantive criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students and the field. This is a briefer version of Ronet and Russ's successful The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, written in a less formal style, with more concise examples drawn from everyday experience, and less coverage of complex or more rigorous methods. This is an excellent introductory methods text for undergraduate research courses in the fields of Criminal Justice and Criminology. It is ideal for students who need to understand how criminal justice research is done and appreciate the results, but may never do research themselves in the professional lives"--