Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Michael G. Maxfield,Earl R. Babbie
Pages: 496
ISBN: 0495381624
Release: 2007-03-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Even more student-friendly and featuring new examples, topics, and references throughout, the Fifth Edition of Michael G. Maxfield and Earl Babbie's RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY effectively engages your students in applying the specific research methods used in criminal justice. Combining the accessibility and conversational tone of Babbie's bestseller, THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, with Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice, the new edition of this market-leader includes enhanced coverage of ethics, causation, validity, and research design, as well as new and expanded examples, especially in the discussion of field research. A new running case study on racial profiling that progresses and builds from chapter to chapter-further demonstrates the important role of research methods in our evolving understanding of crime and society.

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Michael G. Maxfield,Earl R. Babbie
Pages: 496
ISBN: 1337091820
Release: 2017-02-21
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Featuring real-world examples throughout and comprehensive coverage of quantitative and qualitative methods, the market-leading RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie's best-selling 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 -- and enhanced by new examples, research, applications, and built-in study tools -- the eighth edition continues its focus on getting students to DO research. Updates include the latest techniques and technologies for sampling and surveys as well as current methods in content analysis and secondary data analysis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology With Infotrac

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology With Infotrac
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Author: Michael G. Maxfield,Earl Robert Babbie
Pages: 464
ISBN: 0534615600
Release: 2005
Editor: Wadsworth Publishing Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Based on Earl Babbie's best-selling text, THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, this text combines the key strengths of Babbie's text (accessibility; a conversational, "friendly" writing style; and great examples) with Michael G. Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice for a text that addresses the specific methods used in criminal justice research. The new edition of this market-leader includes changes in its coverage of ethics, causation, validity, and research design, as well as updated coverage and statistics, and expanded examples, especially in the discussion of field research. A running case study on the dropping crime rate in New York Citya study to which co-author Maxfield has close linksfurther demonstrates the important role of research methods in our evolving understanding of crime and society.

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Michael G. Maxfield
Pages: 368
ISBN: 1305261100
Release: 2015-01-13
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A concise, streamlined paperback that reflects the latest developments from the field, BASICS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, Fourth Edition combines accessibility and a conversational writing style with Michael G. Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. In fewer than 400 pages, this popular, student-friendly text introduces students to the core of criminal justice research using the most current, real data available. It features coverage of such key topics as ethics, causation, validity, field research, and research design, among others. The Fourth Edition includes expanded coverage of qualitative research and interviewing, focus groups in criminological research, and snowball sampling, as well as additional examples of student research. 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.

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Callie Marie Rennison,Timothy C. Hart
Pages: 568
ISBN: 9781544317854
Release: 2018-01-20
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"This is a great text. It is comprehensive and easy to understand. The illustrations will enable students to learn and remember the information. This is the first research methods text I have read that is actually fun to read." —Tina L. Freiburger, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology connects key concepts to real field research and practices using contemporary examples and recurring case studies that demonstrate how concepts relate to students’ lives. Authors Callie M. Rennison and Timothy C. Hart introduce practical research strategies used in criminal justice to show students how a research question can become a policy that changes or influences criminal justice practices. The book’s student-driven approach addresses both the why and the how as it covers the research process and focuses on the practical application of data collection and analysis. By demonstrating the variety of ways research can be used and reinforcing the need to discern quality research, the book prepares students to become critical consumers and ethical producers of research. Free Poster: How to conduct a literature review Give your students the SAGE edge! SAGE edge offers a robust online environment featuring an impressive array of free tools and resources for review, study, and further exploration, keeping both instructors and students on the cutting edge of teaching and learning. Learn more at edge.sagepub.com/rennisonrm. Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class! Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Author: Richard D. Hartley,Lee Ellis,Anthony Walsh
Pages: 378
ISBN: 9781538129524
Release: 2020
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"While written primarily for criminal justice and criminology students, the book offers a general foundation of knowledge that transcends particular topics or subject areas, allowing students to apply research methods and concepts to a multitude of scenarios"--

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Author: Mark L. Dantzker,Ronald D. Hunter
Pages: 237
ISBN: 0763736155
Release: 2006
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Michael G. Maxfield,Earl R. Babbie
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781285965536
Release: 2014-02-28
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Now with even more real-world examples throughout and comprehensive coverage of qualitative methods, the Seventh Edition of the market-leading RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie's best-selling 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--and enhanced by new examples, research, applications, and built-in study tools--this edition continues its focus on getting students to DO research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Author: Dantzker,Ronald D. Hunter,Susan T. Quinn
Pages: 258
ISBN: 9781284113013
Release: 2016-12
Editor: Jones & Bartlett Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Frank E. Hagan
Pages: 416
ISBN: 013455891X
Release: 2017-03-08
Editor: Pearson

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For courses in Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology Teaches research fundamentals with a grounded, real-world approach Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, Tenth Edition, teaches contemporary research methods using examples of real criminological and criminal justice studies to illustrate concepts and techniques. Hagan's best-selling approach familiarizes students with examples of research in the field as they learn fundamental research skills. The text emphasizes sources and resources of classic and contemporary research in the field and helps students and professionals better understand the extensive diversity of research available and in progress in criminal justice. The logical organization carries students through the sequence of the research process, but is flexible enough to allow instructors to customize the text to suit their courses. The Tenth Edition brings the text up to date with the most recent developments and research in the field.

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Michael Maxfield,Earl Babbie
Pages: 360
ISBN: 0495503851
Release: 2008-08-01
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A brief text based on Maxfield/Babbie’s best-selling, RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, Fifth Edition, this basics edition combines accessibility and a conversational writing style with Michael G. Maxfield’s expertise in criminology and criminal justice. In fewer than 400 pages, the text introduces students to the basics of criminal justice research utilizing real data and featuring coverage of such key issues as ethics, causation, validity, field research, and research design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Lee Ellis,Richard D. Hartley,Anthony Walsh
Pages: 497
ISBN: 074256441X
Release: 2010
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology is a core text for criminology and criminal justice research methods courses. It strives to offer a general foundation of knowledge that transcends particular topics or subject areas, allowing students to apply research methods and concepts to a multitude of scenarios. Even though the textbook has been written primarily for criminal justice and criminology majors, there is an underlying recognition that research methods and findings are common among all of the social sciences. This text has been designed to be user-friendly, even when dealing with some fairly complex statistical and theoretical concepts. The most critical points are clearly stated and illustrated with examples chosen to be interesting in their own right.

Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Frank E. Hagan
Pages: 411
ISBN: 0135121000
Release: 2010-12
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Adapted from the best-selling Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology, ESSENTIALS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 3/e teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of criminal justice and criminology research. Featuring both qualitative and quantitative studies, this edition offers an emphasis on ethics, the latest research studies, new information on prison research, Internet resources and visual criminology. This essentials version omits coverage of data management and analysis, and places its emphasis on fundamental research skills and the literature of the field.

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Dean J. Champion
Pages: 628
ISBN: IND:30000101917940
Release: 2006
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Callie Marie Rennison,Timothy C. Hart
Pages: 568
ISBN: 1506347819
Release: 2018-02-27
Editor: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology connects key concepts to real field research and practices using contemporary examples and recurring case studies that demonstrate how concepts relate to your life. Authors Callie M. Rennison and Timothy C. Hart introduce practical research strategies used in criminal justice to show you how a research question can become a policy that changes or influences criminal justice practices. The book’s student-driven approach addresses both the why and the how as it covers the research process and focuses on the practical application of data collection and analysis. By demonstrating the variety of ways research can be used and reinforcing the need to discern quality research, the book prepares you to become a critical consumer and ethical producer of research.

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and the Social Sciences

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and the Social Sciences
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Author: Connie Ireland,Bruce Lawrence Berg,Robert J. Mutchnick
Pages: 155
ISBN: PSU:000067844272
Release: 2010
Editor: Pearson

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and the Social Sciences combines a traditional research book with exercises that allow students to experience research in a controlled environment. It is a companion methods/manual for use with most traditional social scientific research textbooks. This book offers readers basic information about methodological concerns (brief readings); and a variety of practices exercises relating to those readings. Some features of this book: Each chapter begins with a BRIEF discussion of the elements relevant to a basic understanding of research methods After each section of each chapter are several abstracted reprints containing basic intros of published articles Each reading is then followed with an Application Exercise which relates to the methodological procedure in the abstracted reprint...all exercises were designed to be completed by college students amd allows them to get their "hands dirty with the This is a perfect resource for individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, or sociology.

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Michael G. Maxfield,Earl R. Babbie
Pages: 360
ISBN: 0495808180
Release: 2009
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This brief introduction to research methods combines accessibility and a conversational writing style with Michael G. Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. In fewer than 400 pages, the text introduces you to the basics of criminal justice research utilizing real data and featuring coverage of such key issues as ethics, causation, validity, field research, and research design.

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Lee Ellis,Richard D. Hartley,Anthony Walsh
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9780742565241
Release: 2009-12-15
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology is a core text for criminology and criminal justice research methods courses. It strives to offer a general foundation of knowledge that transcends particular topics or subject areas, allowing students to apply research methods and concepts to a multitude of scenarios. Even though the textbook has been written primarily for criminal justice and criminology majors, there is an underlying recognition that research methods and findings are common among all of the social sciences. This text has been designed to be user-friendly, even when dealing with some fairly complex statistical and theoretical concepts. The most critical points are clearly stated and illustrated with examples chosen to be interesting in their own right.

Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods

Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods
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Author: Wesley G. Jennings,Jennifer M. Reingle
Pages: 230
ISBN: 9781543800258
Release: 2019-02-01
Editor: Aspen Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This concise text introduces students to the fundamental methodologies of research in criminology and criminal justice, with an emphasis on the application of research methods directly relevant to the real world of criminal justice. By using storytelling that draws on actual field experiences to engage students’ interest, Criminological and Criminal Justice Research Methods, Second Edition takes a unique approach compared to other textbooks on the market. Regardless of students’ career goals, this text engages their interest while imparting current information on and approaches to the most important and useful criminological and criminal justice research methods. New to the Second Edition: Explanation of mixed-methods research Presentation of propensity score matching Discussion of the Philadelphia Birth Cohort Studies Introduction of the terms “legacy rape” and “revised rape” Updated discussion of computer-assisted personal (or programmed) interviewing (CAPI) and new discussion of Smart-Phone Based Surveys or Ecological Momentary Assessments (EMAs) Revised discussion of informed consent Updated scholarly references throughout (reflecting the latest studies) Greatly expanded presentation of types of qualitative studies Professors and students will benefit from: Text that engages students and makes material accessible through concise writing and structure A comprehensive, carefully sequenced approach to understanding, evaluating, and conducting criminological and criminal justice research Research methodology and skills that are made available and meaningful to those students intending to conduct their own research as well as to those seeking pragmatic, up-to-date knowledge of the developments in the field Emphasis on ethical methods and use of research An active exploration of the intersection of criminological theory and research methods Coverage of methodological failures as well as successes to stimulate student discussion and understanding of the topic’s importance and nuances

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
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Author: Mark M. Lanier,Lisa T. Briggs
Pages: 336
ISBN: 0199927960
Release: 2013-06
Editor: OUP USA

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology: A Mixed Methods Approach gives students the tools they need to understand the research they read and take the first steps toward producing compelling research projects themselves.