Criminal Justice Research Methods Canadian Edition by W. Lawrence NeumanCriminal Justice Research Methods Canadian Edition by W. Lawrence Neuman

Criminal Justice Research Methods Canadian Edition

byW. Lawrence Neuman, Bruce Wiegand, John A. Winterdyk

Paperback | June 23, 2003

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Designed for use at the undergraduate or graduate level in Criminology or Criminal Justice research methods courses.

This up-to-date and comprehensive text, now in it's first Canadian edition, offers a thorough discussion of qualitative and quantitative research methods. This up-to-date and comprehensive text, now in its first Canadian edition, offers a thorough discussion of qualitative and quantitative research methods. The authors discuss the underlying logic of each approach as well as how to collect and analyze data for each. The text shows students the larger context in which criminal justice science is utilized, helping them see the importance of making alternative philosophical assumptions when conducting research. The interdependence between theory, methods, and comparative examples is emphasized throughout. The text gives students the solid foundation necessary to continue their study of methodology or to utilize it in applied settings.

Title:Criminal Justice Research Methods Canadian EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 1.15 inPublished:June 23, 2003Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205349757

ISBN - 13:9780205349753

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Table of Contents

I. CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND METHODOLOGY.

 1. Science and Research.

 2. Dimensions of Research.

 3. The Research Process.

 4. Questions of Methodology.

 5. Reading Other People's Research.

 6. Ethical and Political Issues in Criminological Research.

II. RESEARCH USING QUANTITATIVE DATA.

 7. Qualitative Research Designs.

 8. Qualitative Criminological Measurement.

 9. Experimental Research.

10. Sampling: Selecting Who You Study.

11. Survey Research.

12. Nonreactive Research and Available Data.

13. Analyzing Quantitative Data.

III. RESEARCHING USING QUALITATIVE DATA.

14. Qualitative Research Design.

15. Field Research.

16. Historical-Comparative Research.

17: Analyzing Qualitative Data.

END MATTER.

Appendix A: A Table of Randomly Selected Five-Digit Numbers.

Appendix B: The Research Report and Proposals.

Appendix C: Computers in Criminological Research.

Index.