Based on Russell Schutt′s Investigating the Social World, the most successful social research text to have been published in a generation, The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and adapted specifically for criminal justice courses and programs. The authors originally wrote this book to teach research design and techniques within the context of substantive criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students and the field.
The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Second Edition is an essential text for undergraduate and graduate students taking a research methods course in criminology or criminal justice.
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Ronet Bachman, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. She is coauthor of Statistical Methods for Crime and Criminal Justice (3rd ed.) and coeditor of Explaining Crime and Criminology: Essays in Contemporary Criminal Theory. In addition, she is author of Death and Violence on the Reservation and coauthor of Stress, Culture, and Aggression in the United States; and Violence: The Enduring Problem as well as numerous articles and papers that examine the epidemiology and etiology of violence, with a particular emphasis on women, the elderly, and minority populations. Her most recent federally funded research was a mixed-methods study that investigated the long-term trajectories of offending behavior using official data of a prison cohort released in the early 1990s and then interviewed in 2009.Review:
“[This text] covers what I want it to cover and is a lot more comprehensive than the other books. [Plus, the] ancillaries are fantastic!” (Robert J. Fornango 2010-05-20)
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Book Description SAGE Publications, Inc, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0761928774
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