Voices from the Field: Readings in Criminal Justice Research (Criminal Justice Series)

3.77 avg rating
( 13 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780534563769: Voices from the Field: Readings in Criminal Justice Research (Criminal Justice Series)

This reader gives a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at groundbreaking research showing students what the process was really like and how the outcome differed from the researcher's expectations. For the first time, students receive a first-hand perspective from the researchers themselves. The reader, organized by type of methodology, offers commentary about varying research approaches, research design, the process of measurement, and the concepts of reliability and validity. This reader is ideal for use with Maxfield/Babbie's RESEARCH METHODS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE or Weisburd's STATISTICS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Steven G. Brandl is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His research interests include police decision-making and behavior, police use of force, the relationship between the police and the community, criminal investigation, and program evaluation. Brandl has conducted numerous research projects with several major metropolitan police departments. He is the author of numerous articles in professional journals and co-editor of VOICES FROM THE FIELD: READINGS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH (Pope/Lovell/Brandl, Wadsworth 2001).

Review:

Preface. PART I: INTRODUCTION: FOUNDATIONS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH. 1. Issues in Research Design. PART II: EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH AND ITS VARIATIONS. 2. Doris Layton Mackenzie and James W. Shaw, Inmate Adjustment and Change During Shock Incarceration: The Impact of Correctional Boot Camp Programs. 3. Michael J. Leiber and Tina L. Mawhorr, Evaluating the Use of Social Skills Training and Employment with Delinquent Youth. 4. Lawrence W. Sherman and David Weisburd, General Deterrent Effects of Police Patrol in Crime 'Hot Spots': A Randomized, Controlled Trial. PART III: SURVEY RESEARCH. 5. James Frank, Steven G. Brandl, Francis T. Cullen, and Amy Stiachman, Reassessing the Impact of Race on Citizens' Attitudes Toward the Police: A Research Note. 6. Simon I. Singer, Murray Levine, and Susyan Jou, Heavy Metal Music Preference, Delinquent Friends, Social Control, and Delinquency. 7. Scott Decker and Richard Rosenfeld, "My Wife is Married and So Is My Girlfriend": Adaptations to the Threat of AIDS in an Arrestee Population. PART IV: FIELD RESEARCH. 8. Thomas M. Vander Ven, Fear of Victimization and the Interactional Construction of Harassment in a Latino Neighborhood. 9. Scott H. Decker, Collective and Normative Features of Gang Violence. 10. Thomas J. Schmid and Richard S. Jones, Ambivalent Actions: Prison Adoption Strategies of First-Time, Short Term Inmates. PART V: ANALYSIS OF EXISTING RECORDS. 11. Robert D. Crutchfield, George S. Bridges, and Susan R. Pitchford, Analytical and Aggregation Bias in Analysis of Imprisonment: Reconciling Discrepancies in Studies of Racial Disparity. 12. Faye S. Taxman and Alex Piquero, On Preventing Drunk Driving Recidivism: An Examination of Rehabilitation and Punishment Approaches. 13. Steven G. Brandl, In the Line of Duty: A Descriptive Analysis of Police Assaults and Accidents. PART VI: SECONDARY DATA ANALYSIS. 14. L. Edward Wells and Joseph H. Rankin, Juvenile Victimization: Convergent Validation of Alternative Measurements. 15. Steven E. Barkin and Steven F. Cohen, Racial Prejudice and Support for the Death Penalty by Whites. 16. Robert E. Worden, A Badge and a Baccalaureate: Policies, Hypotheses and Further Evidence. PART VII: OTHER METHODS. 17. Stephen D. Mastrofski and R. Richard Ritti, You Can Lead a Horse to Water?: A Case Study of a Police Department's Response to Stricter Drunk Driving Laws. 18. Alexis M. Durham III, H. Preston Ford, Patrick T. Kinkade, Images of Crime and Justice: Murder and the 'True Crime' Genre. 19. Anne L. Schneider, Laurie Ervin, and Zoann Snyder-Joy, Further Exploration of the Flight from Discretion: The Role of Risk/Need Instruments in Probation Supervision Decisions.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 109.95
US$ 66.69

Convert Currency

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Pope, Carl, Lovell, Rick, Brandl, Steven
Published by Cengage Learning (2000)
ISBN 10: 0534563767 ISBN 13: 9780534563769
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cengage Learning, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110534563767

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 66.69
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Carl Pope; Rick Lovell; Steven G. Brandl
Published by Wadsworth Publishing (2000)
ISBN 10: 0534563767 ISBN 13: 9780534563769
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0534563767

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 75.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Carl Pope, Rick Lovell, Steven G. Brandl
Published by Wadsworth Publishing (2000)
ISBN 10: 0534563767 ISBN 13: 9780534563769
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0534563767

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 78.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Steven G. Brandl, Carl E. Pope and Rickie Dwaine L
ISBN 10: 0534563767 ISBN 13: 9780534563769
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97805345637691.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 98.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Carl Pope; Rick Lovell; Steven G. Brandl
ISBN 10: 0534563767 ISBN 13: 9780534563769
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
AMAZINGBOOKDEALS
(IRVING, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW. Fast Shipping. Prompt Customer Service. Satisfaction guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 0534563767BNA

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 101.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Carl Pope; Rick Lovell; Steven G. Brandl
Published by Wadsworth Publishing (2000)
ISBN 10: 0534563767 ISBN 13: 9780534563769
New Softcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Palexbooks
(Sanford, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand new! Please provide a physical shipping address. Bookseller Inventory # 9780534563769

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 160.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Pope, Carl/ Lovell, Rick/ Brandl, Stephen
Published by Wadsworth Pub Co (2000)
ISBN 10: 0534563767 ISBN 13: 9780534563769
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Wadsworth Pub Co, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 406 pages. 9.00x6.25x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0534563767

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 194.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.80
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds