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Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology (3rd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology (3rd Edition)
Author: Dean J. Champion
ISBN 13: 9780131189287
ISBN 10: 13118928
Edition: 3
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2005-03-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 656
List Price: $161.00
 
 

Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology 3e is about how to do research and investigate various types of research questions that arise in criminology and criminal justice. A complete discussion of research ethics–including ethical issues relating to the Nuremberg Code, research sponsorship, rights of human subjects and deception — helps readers understand their ethical responsibilities as researchers. This book explores the entire criminal justices and criminology research process from beginning to end including: sampling procedures; data collection techniques; measurement, validity and reliability issues; the role of ethics in the research process; and writing and documenting research papers. Presents a practical guide for conducting research in criminal justice and criminology careers.