Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology (Non-Infotrac Version) / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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Based on Babbie's best-selling text, THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH, this is the leading text in criminal justice research methods. It incorporates the key strengths of the Babbie text (accessibility; conversational; friendly style; great examples) with Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. This new edition includes updated coverage and statistics, strengthened examples, provides better integration of technology and the Internet, and is now even more accessible to students.
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Table of Contents
PART ONE: AN INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE INQUIRY
1.Crime, Criminal Justice, and Scientific Inquiry
2.Theory and Criminal Justice Research
3.Causation and Validity.
PART TWO: STRUCTURING CRIMINAL JUSTICE INQUIRY
4.General Issues in Research Design
5.Concepts, Operationalization, and Measurement
7.Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs
8.Ethics and Criminal Justice Research.
PART THREE: MODES OF OBSERVATION
9.Overview of Data Collections and Sampling
10.Survey Research and Other Ways of Asking Questions
12.Agency Records, Content Analysis, and Secondary Data.
PART FOUR: APPLICATION AND ANALYSIS
13.Evaluation Research and Policy Analysis
Glossary. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index.