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

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Ronet D. Bachman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 360

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Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Fourth Edition introduces students to the multifaceted subject of research methods and shows them why research is important in the field of criminology and criminal justice. This brief version of Ronet Bachman and Russell K. Schutt’s successful textbook (The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice) simplifies complex concepts with real-world research examples found in everyday experiences in the criminology and criminal justice professions. The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this bestseller reflects the most recent developments in research methods, including the use of big data, increased coverage of crime mapping, evidence-based and web-based research, along with the most current research examples impacting the field. This is an excellent introductory text for undergraduate research courses, and is ideal for students who want to understand how and why criminal justice research is done to become critical consumers of research.
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

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Author: Ronet Bachman

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 319

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Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice is a concise resource for understanding the multifaceted subject of research methods in the field of criminology and criminal justice. This book 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. This is a briefer version of Ronet Bachman and Russell K Schutt ’s successful The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, written in a less formal style, with more concise examples drawn from everyday experience, and less coverage of complex or more rigorous methods. It is ideal for students who need to understand how criminal justice research is done and appreciate the results, but may never do research themselves in the professional lives.

The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice - International Student Edition

Author: Ronet D. Bachman

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The Seventh 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. This edition incorporates new topics like intelligence-led policing, social network analysis (SNA), the evolution of cybercrime, and more. Students engage with the wide realm of 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. AncillariesThe book is supported by SAGE Edge online resources for instructors and students, including test bank, videos, sample course syllabi, chapter specific PowerPoint slides, lecture notes, e-flashcards, quizzes, access to SAGE journal articles, and chapter summaries.
Social Science

The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice + the Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice

Author: Russell K. Schutt

Publisher: Sage Publications

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page:

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Adopt this bundle, and your students get Davis' The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice for only $2.50 more than the textbook alone! The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice Congratulations to esteemed author Russell Schutt, 2007 recipient of University of Massachusetts, Boston's Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Service! The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice has been revised and adapted specifically for criminal justice courses and programs. 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 unique ancillary package, the third edition is a text both students and instructors will appreciate. New to Third Edition: The examples throughout the book integrate substantive criminal justice issues with research with a greater emphasis in the third edition on the major branches of the criminal justice system. Increased coverage of qualitative methods and a new chapter on qualitative data analysis Extensive use of graphics in every chapter facilitates students' understanding of concepts discussed. The former chapter 5, Causation and Experimental Designs, has been divided into two chapters, giving each major topical area increased coverage. Extensive, updated exercise sets include Practice Exercises, Web research activities, SPSS exercises, Developing a Research Report activities. A new 2-color design to make the book more visually accessible Student Resources disk bundled with the text is updated and expanded to include GSS data sets from 2006, Appendixes on using quantitative and qualitative software, a demo for HyperResearch's popular qualitative analysis software,a sample research proposal, as well as a variety of interactive exercises for students to do on their own. An updated and expanded companion Study Site offers students self-study quizzes, flashcards to master key terms and concepts, new Learning from Research Articles feature, Web-driven exercises and related resources A handy reference for students, professionals, and anyone interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear definitions for over 2,000 key criminal justice terms. Often going beyond simple definitions, the dictionary presents and explains common misperceptions for selected entries. Each term will contain the following: A complete, current definition of the term A discussion of common misconceptions or controversies surrounding the term A cross-reference to other entries in the dictionary
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.
Social Science

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Michael Maxfield

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 368

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A concise paperback based on Maxfield/Babbie’s best-selling, RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, this ’basics’ version combines accessibility and a conversational writing style with Michael G. Maxfield’s expertise in criminology and criminal justice. In fewer than 400 pages, BASICS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, 3e introduces students to the core of criminal justice research. It utilizes the most current, real data and features coverage of such key issues as ethics, causation, validity, field research, research design, and more. The Third Edition includes expanded coverage of web-based research and how to access and utilize new CJ data sets. Balancing coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, the text is packed with real-world examples, practical applications, and Internet research exercises. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Social Science

Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

Author: Callie Marie Rennison

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 568

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Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology connects key concepts to real field research and practices using contemporary examples and recurring case studies that demonstrate how concepts relate to your life. Authors Callie M. Rennison and Timothy C. Hart introduce practical research strategies used in criminal justice to show you how a research question can become a policy that changes or influences criminal justice practices. The book’s student-driven approach addresses both the why and the how as it covers the research process and focuses on the practical application of data collection and analysis. By demonstrating the variety of ways research can be used and reinforcing the need to discern quality research, the book prepares you to become a critical consumer and ethical producer of research.
Social Science

The Practice of Research in Social Work

Author: Rafael J. Engel

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 583

View: 502

Principles of evidence-based practice come alive through illustrations of actual social work research in this Second Edition of Rafael J. Engel and Russell K. Schutt's innovative The Practice of Research in Social Work. The authors introduce research methods as an integrated set of techniques for investigating the problems encountered in social work, directly linking each topic to issues associated with ethics, diversity, and evidence-based practice. Enabling students to critically evaluate research literature and develop the skills to engage in research and practice evaluation, the book emphasizes methods of particular concern in social work research and devotes chapters to group, survey, single subject, and qualitative designs.