Research Methods in Crime, Justice and Social Problems : A Mixed Methods Approach
Intuitive, accessible, and filled with real-world testimonials from criminal justice scholars, Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology: A Mixed Methods Approach, second edition, gives students the tools they need to understand the research they read and take the first steps toward producing compelling research projects themselves. Featuring a step-by-step organization that follows the stages of a research project, it emphasizes the actual experience of conducting research and includes a wealth of examples. The text is enhanced by robust pedagogy including chapter objectives, key terms, a running glossary, and chapter-ending discussion questions.New to This Edition:Examples, applications, and exercises from other academic disciplines, including social work and sociologyA greater focus on mixed methods researchA new chapter on qualitative data analysis (Chapter 10), which includes an overview of how new technology has dramatically altered data collection and analysisAn expanded discussion of ethics, including revised examples in several different chaptersThis title is available as an eBook. Please contact your Learning Resource Consultant for more information.