Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

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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 Babbiea€™s bestselling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH with Mike Maxfielda€™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 studentsa€™ 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.How does the trend in cars equipped with other forms of security compare to trends in cars with parts-marking? ... fit into different categories, which required examining model years, such as 2004 Ford Mustangs equipped with 5-liter engines. ... Deciding on units of analysis is an important part of all research, partly because people sometimes inappropriately use data measuring one type of unit to sayanbsp;...

Title:Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology
Author:Michael Maxfield, Earl Babbie
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-06-21


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