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The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice Bachman, Ronet/ Schutt, Russell K. 1 of 1

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 1412978750
ISBN-13: 9781412978750
Sku: 212124875
Publish Date: 3/1/2010
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.75H x 7.25L x 1T
Pages:  443
Edition Number:  4
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Like its predecessors, the Fourth Edition provides complete coverage of the use and results of the contemporary methods employed in criminology and criminal justice research today. Specifically designed for undergraduate and beginning graduate criminal justice courses and programs, this text teaches research design and techniques within the context of substantive criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students who will become professionals in the field. Students learn about 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 exercises included that help them practice as they learn.
From the Publisher:
The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 4th Edition is the most comprehensive, yet accessible and interesting research methods text available, and provides students with real-world criminal justice examples that will capture their attention and help them to better understand contemporary research and its applications in their field of interest. The text covers both qualitative and quantitative methods, and provides a number of SPSS, ethics, and Internet exercises.


New to the Fourth Edition:
  • New chapter on ethics, with emphasis on the Zimbardo prison experiment.
  • New coverage of research using video with video clips on study site.
  • Combining of two chapters on qualitative methods.
  • Additional coverage of crime analysis and crime mapping

Ancillaries will include an Instructor Resources Site and a Student Study Site.

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeEdition:   0004
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0443
Product attributePublisher:   Sage Publications (CA)
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