The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice (7th Edition) – eBook


eBook details

  • Authors: Ronet D. Bachman, Russell K. Schutt
  • File Size: 31 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 580 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; Seventh Edition
  • Publication Date: Jan 29, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1544339127
  • ISBN-13: 978-1544339122


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. 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. Features and Benefits: ? Updated “Research in the News” boxes feature the latest media stories which have made an impact both on researchers and practitioners in criminal justice and society as a whole. ? “Careers and Research” profiles highlight the relevance of research in today’s job market by demonstrating the use of research methods within a variety of professions. ? Real-world criminal justice cases and issues illustrate the methods described, capturing student interest and helping them better understand contemporary research and its application in their field of study ? Expansive, up-to-date exercise sets for SPSS use in data analysis, ethics, and Internet research help students master the concepts and techniques presented New to this Edition – A new chapter on Social Network Analysis, Crime Mapping, and Big Data (Chapter 11) explores methods for intelligence-led policing. – Emerging topics in research have been added or expanded, such as the role of values in research, the Institutional Review Board, errors in survey research, and qualitative data analysis”