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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Presented from a social science perspective, this unique text introduces techniques and procedures for conducting research investigations and analyzing data with respect to criminal justice and criminology. While much of the language has been simplified for the beginner, several topics are included that are usually addressed in more advanced discussions.From the Back Cover:
This text details how to conduct research for criminal investigations and how to statistically analyze it. It employs extensive use of examples from actual research conducted in criminal justice and criminology, with real "hands-on" applications, and step-by-step instructions; easy-to-understand presentations amply illustrated with tables and graphs; a comprehensive glossary, questions and problems to solve at chapter ends; and suggested readings. For criminologists, public administrators, and all those interested in criminal justice.
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