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Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Paperback / softback Book

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice Paperback / softback


A briefer version of Ronet and Russ's successful The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, this is written in a less formal style, with more concise examples drawn from everyday experience, and less coverage of complex or more rigorous methods. Other Key Features of Fundamentals 3/e:The examples throughout the book integrate substantive criminal justice issues with research with a greater emphasis in the third edition on the major branches of the criminal justice system.

Integrates policy and policy implications for research methods throughout the text Includes a robust Student Study Site which includes GSS data sets, Appendixes on using quantitative and qualitative software, a demo for HyperResearch's popular qualitative analysis software, a sample research proposal, as well as a variety of interactive exercises for students to do on their own.

New to the 3rd edition:1. New chapter on mixed methods (Chapter 11)2. Increased coverage of Crime Mapping, evidence-based research, and the use of web-based research3.

New "Research in the News" boxes in each chapter. 4. New focus on qualitative research and data analysis using NVivo. 5. New Case Studies to provide contemporary, real-world examples for students.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 328 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
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  • Category: Research methods: general
  • ISBN: 9781483333458

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