9780078026416

Applied Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078026416

  • ISBN10:

    0078026415

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/5/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Applied Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology provides a solid foundation in research methods for undergraduate students who are studying to become practitioners in the criminal justice field. This text takes a practical and applied approach that is both engaging and useful in developing students into educated consumers of research.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Importance of Research Methods and Becoming an Informed Consumer of Research

Chapter 2: Getting Started: The Beginnings and Pitfalls of Research

Chapter 3: Sampling Methods

Chapter 4:Survey Research

Chapter 5: Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs

Chapter 6:Qualitative Research in Criminal Justice

Chapter 7:Unobtrusive Measures

Chapter 8: Putting It All Together: Understanding and Assessing Criminal Justice Research

Chapter 9: Basic Statistics for Consumers

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