Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Basics of Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology

Description

A concise paperback based on Maxfield and Babbie's best-selling RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, this "basics" version combines accessibility and a conversational writing style with Michael G. Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. In fewer than 400 pages, BASICS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, Fourth Edition, introduces students to the core of criminal justice research. It utilizes the most current, real data and features coverage of such key topics as ethics, causation, validity, field research, and research design, among others. The Fourth Edition includes expanded coverage of qualitative research and interviewing, focus groups in criminological research, and snowball sampling, as well as additional examples of student research. Balancing coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, the text is packed with real-world examples, practical applications, and Internet research exercises.


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Details

Author(s)
Michael G. Maxfield
Format
Paperback | 368 pages
Dimensions
188 x 232 x 14mm | 544g
Publication date
06 Feb 2015
Publisher
Cengage Learning, Inc
Imprint
CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
Publication City/Country
Mason, OH, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
4th edition
ISBN10
1305261100
ISBN13
9781305261105
Bestsellers rank
1,574,429