Description - The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice by Russell K. Schutt
Adopt this bundle, and your students get Davis' The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice for only $2.50 more than the textbook alone The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice Congratulations to esteemed author Russell Schutt, 2007 recipient of University of Massachusetts, Boston's Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Service The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice has been revised and adapted specifically for criminal justice courses and programs. Uniquely helps to teach research design and techniques within the context of substantive criminology and criminal justice issues of interest to students and the field. With expanded coverage of topics like causation, ethics, and qualitative analysis, along with a comprehensive and unique ancillary package, the third edition is a text both students and instructors will appreciate. New to Third Edition: 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. Increased coverage of qualitative methods and a new chapter on qualitative data analysis Extensive use of graphics in every chapter facilitates students' understanding of concepts discussed. The former chapter 5, Causation and Experimental Designs, has been divided into two chapters, giving each major topical area increased coverage. Extensive, updated exercise sets include Practice Exercises, Web research activities, SPSS exercises, Developing a Research Report activities. A new 2-color design to make the book more visually accessibleStudent Resources disk bundled with the text is updated and expanded to include GSS data sets from 2006, 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. An updated and expanded companion Study Site offers students self-study quizzes, flashcards to master key terms and concepts, new Learning from Research Articles feature, Web-driven exercises and related resources A handy reference for students, professionals, and anyone interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear definitions for over 2,000 key criminal justice terms. Often going beyond simple definitions, the dictionary presents and explains common misperceptions for selected entries. Each term will contain the following: A complete, current definition of the termA discussion of common misconceptions or controversies surrounding the termA cross-reference to other entries in the dictionary
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