ISBN-10:
1305261100
ISBN-13:
9781305261105
Pub. Date:
02/06/2015
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology / Edition 4

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology / Edition 4

by Michael G. Maxfield

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ISBN-13: 9781305261105
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/06/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 203,252
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Michael G. Maxfield is Professor of Criminal Justice at John Jay College, City University of New York. He is the author of numerous articles and books on a variety of topics, including victimization, policing, homicide, community corrections, and long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect. Working with students and colleagues at the John Jay College Research and Evaluation Center, Professor Maxfield developed the evidence generation approach to applied justice research. He served as editor of the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency from 2008-2016.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Criminal Justice Inquiry. 2. Ethics and Criminal Justice Research. 3. General Issues in Research Design. 4. Concepts, Operationalization, and Measurement. 5. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs. 6. Sampling. 7. Survey Research. 8. Qualitative Interviewing. 9. Field Observation. 10. Agency Records, Content Analysis, and Secondary Data. 11. Evaluation Research and Problem Analysis. Glossary. References. Author Index. Subject Index.

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