Social Science

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Michael Maxfield

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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Now even more accessible and student-friendly, the Sixth Edition of the market-leading RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie’s bestselling 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, this edition continues its focus on getting students to DO research and is enhanced by new examples, research, applications, and built-in study tools. Throughout the book, Maxfield illustrates the rewards and challenges of research using examples of his own students’ research as well as examples from recent published studies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Criminal justice, Administration of

Study Guide

Author: Debra Heath-Thornton

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Criminal justice, Administration of

Page: 164

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Social Science

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Michael Maxfield

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

View: 803

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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Law

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Mark L. Dantzker

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 246

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Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamos Fundamentals of Microbiology, Body Systems Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. It presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable to students and organized by body system. A captivating art program, learning design format, and numerous case studies draw students into the text and make them eager to learn more about the fascinating world of microbiology.
Law

Research Methods for Criminology and Criminal Justice: A Primer

Author: Mark L. Dantzker

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 237

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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.
Social Science

The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Ronet D. Bachman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 544

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The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sixth Edition continues to demonstrate the vital role research plays by integrating in-depth, real-world case studies with a comprehensive discussion of research methods. By pairing research techniques with practical examples from the field, Ronet D. Bachman and Russell K. Schutt equip students to evaluate and conduct research. Covering research findings from critical areas in criminal justice, such as police use of force, cybercrime, and race, this text helps students understand the importance of research, not just the process. The Sixth Edition of this best-selling text retains the strengths of previous editions while breaking ground with emergent research methods, enhanced tools for learning in the text and online, and contemporary, fascinating research findings. Students engage with the wide realm of new research methods available to them, delve deeper into topics relevant to their field of study, and benefit from the wide variety of new exercises to help them practice as they learn.
Social Science

The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Ronet Bachman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 479

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Based on Russell Schutt's bestselling text Investigating the Social World, this Third Edition of The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice is the most comprehensive research methods text available to students in criminal justice and criminology. Specifically designed for criminal justice courses and programs, this innovative text uniquely helps to teach research design and techniques within the context of substantive criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students and the field. With expanded coverage of topics like causation, ethics, and qualitative analysis, along with a comprehensive and one-of-a-kind ancillary package, the Third Edition is a text both students and instructors will appreciate.
Social Science

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Dean J. Champion

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 729

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General overview of research methods and statistics using criminal justice data as a backdrop. This book addresses ethics, research designs, sampling, data collection strategies, computers and also includes statistical tables.
Law

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and the Social Sciences

Author: Connie Ireland

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Law

Page: 155

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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.
Report writing

Research Papers

Author: William Coyle

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN:

Category: Report writing

Page: 354

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The first--and still the best--research manual for students, Research Papers leads students through the step-by-step process of writing research papers, from initial research to final proofreading. This unique, spiral-bound text gives students a wealth of examples, as well as exercises that provide hands-on practice in the academic writing process. Up-to-the-minute sections on documentation, plagiarism, and online research make Research Papers the most current resource available to today's students.