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Striking a new tone, this book is written in a straightforward manner with perplexing research language and associated complexities kept to a minimum. This text will help the first-time student of research to attain a comfortable understanding of these extremely complex concepts and practices. In that vein, the length of the text has been planned for the single-semester presentation. Part I introduces the student to the theories of research, while Part II brings those theories to life in real-world practice. This text provides a clear approach to the study of research, preparing students to go out into the real world and become proficient researchers in criminal justice and criminology.
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Gerald J. Bayens is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. He teaches graduate courses in research methods, law enforcement and correctional management, while supervising master's theses. In addition to his academic teaching experience, Dr. Bayens worked in the criminal justice field for 22 years as a police officer, criminal investigator, corrections officer, and correctional administrator. He is a former Kansas Bureau of Investigations Special Agent and Director of Juvenile Corrections. Dr. Bayens is the recipient of the 1993 Washburn University Fellow Award and is a past president of the Kansas Correctional Association.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX1928916066
Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1928916066