Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods

Author: Peter B. Kraska,William Lawrence Neuman

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205485703

Category: Law

Page: 546

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Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods truly engages students to learn an essential yet difficult subject. It features real-life examples, accessibility without sacrificing rigor, cutting-edge coverage of the subject, and a consistent demonstration of how research is relevant to both the criminal justice system and our discipline. This text goes beyond the nuts and bolts, and teaches students how to competently critique as well as create research-based knowledge.
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Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Dean J. Champion

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 628

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Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology 3e is about how to do research and investigate various types of research questions that arise in criminology and criminal justice. A complete discussion of research ethics–including ethical issues relating to the Nuremberg Code, research sponsorship, rights of human subjects and deception — helps readers understand their ethical responsibilities as researchers. This book explores the entire criminal justices and criminology research process from beginning to end including: sampling procedures; data collection techniques; measurement, validity and reliability issues; the role of ethics in the research process; and writing and documenting research papers. Presents a practical guide for conducting research in criminal justice and criminology careers.
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Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Marko Nikolic

Publisher: Society Publishing

ISBN: 9781774072998

Category: Law

Page: 243

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Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology informs the readers about what criminal justice means and gives them a brief introduction on criminology. It explains them the role of ethics in criminal justice research, the perpetual dimensions of crime and how the data is analyzed and used in the conduct of a research in criminology. Also discussed in the book are the ways of measuring crime, the need for prevention of it, the various ethical issues in the social and behavioral research and the explanation of the manner in which the evidence in crime is analyzed. The book provides the readers with insights in the evaluation of crime and its use in criminology research.
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Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Michael Maxfield,Earl Babbie

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495811696

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Now even more accessible and student-friendly, the Sixth Edition of the market-leading RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie’s bestselling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH with Mike Maxfield’s expertise in criminology and criminal justice. Providing the most comprehensive, authoritative introduction to criminal justice research available today, this edition continues its focus on getting students to DO research and is enhanced by new examples, research, applications, and built-in study tools. Throughout the book, Maxfield illustrates the rewards and challenges of research using examples of his own students’ research as well as examples from recent published studies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods

Author: Peter B. Kraska,W. Lawrence Neuman

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 0133003051

Category: Law

Page: 456

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Criminal Justice and Criminology Research Methods, 2e is a rigorous yet engaging text that offers balanced coverage of contemporary research methods. Filled with criminal justice and criminology examples, it demonstrates how research is relevant to the field and what tools are needed to actually conduct that research. Streamlined in this edition, it offers distinct coverage of qualitative research and quantitative research. With its real-life examples and cutting-edge content, the text goes beyond the nuts and bolts to teach students how to competently critique as well as create research-based knowledge.
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Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Frank E. Hagan

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 505

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Designed for use as the primary book in undergraduate or graduate courses in Research Methods or as a supplemental book in Introductory Criminal Justice courses offered by departments of criminology and criminal justice. Classic in its field, this best-selling book teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of both qualitative and quantitative research in criminal justice and criminology. For anyone interested in research methods and/or criminal justice.
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Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice

A Primer

Author: Mark L. Dantzker,Ronald D. Hunter

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763736156

Category: Law

Page: 237

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Research should be enjoyable, whether it is a college student completing a project for a degree or a professor meeting requirements or expectations associated with his or her position. Learning the basics for conducting research is the first step. This text is a reader-friendly primer that has as its strength the facility to positively and gently ease the reader into the task of conducting research.
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Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Michael G. Maxfield,Earl R. Babbie

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113371479X

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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A concise paperback based on Maxfield/Babbie's best-selling, RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, this 'basics' version combines accessibility and a conversational writing style with Michael G. Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. In fewer than 400 pages, BASICS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, 3e introduces students to the core of criminal justice research. It utilizes the most current, real data and features coverage of such key issues as ethics, causation, validity, field research, research design, and more. The Third Edition includes expanded coverage of web-based research and how to access and utilize new CJ data sets. Balancing coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, the text is packed with real-world examples, practical applications, and Internet research exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Mark Dantzker,Ronald Hunter

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763777323

Category: Law

Page: 246

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Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice, Third Edition introduces students to the functions of criminal justice research including scientific theory, research language, and research design. Ideal for the undergraduate or graduate level research methods courses, this Third Edition takes a clear and simple approach to social science research. This text makes learning research methods easy, understandable, and applicable to the criminal justice topics students are most interested in. Key Features: Contains expanded sections on quantitative research vs. qualitative research and mixed methods research, comparing in more detail the link between the two and the need for both Chapters are reorganized for a more reader-friendly format Provides updated case studies and exercises with real-world examples from recently published research Includes expanded discussion on special topics such as ethics, confidentiality, and the need for objectivity Includes end-of-chapter exercises with an applied approach
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Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Dantzker,Ronald D. Hunter,Susan T. Quinn

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284113019

Category: Medical

Page: 258

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Ideal for undergraduate or graduate-level courses, Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition introduces students to the functions of criminal justice research including basic ideas behind scientific theory, research language, and research design.
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