Doing Research On Crime And Justice

Paperback | September 21, 2007

EditorRoy King, Emma Wincup

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This volume brings together research principles with the practical issues of carrying out research to provide a clear and fascinating guide to the reality of contemporary criminological research. The experience of leading experts is combined with first-hand accounts from new scholars, toprovide a text that students can refer to throughout their criminological studies. Doing Research on Crime and Justice is divided into five parts, and covers practice and politics in criminology; theory, data and types of criminological research; research on crime, criminals and victims; research on criminal justice agencies and institutions, and concludes with four case studiesfrom new scholars. Incorporating a new international perspective, this volume also addresses contemporary issues such as cyber crime, and provides guidance on conducting research in situations of cultural diversity.

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This volume brings together research principles with the practical issues of carrying out research to provide a clear and fascinating guide to the reality of contemporary criminological research. The experience of leading experts is combined with first-hand accounts from new scholars, toprovide a text that students can refer to through...

Professor Roy King is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge Dr Emma Wincup is Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.14 inPublished:September 21, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199287627

ISBN - 13:9780199287628

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Table of Contents

Roy King and Emma Wincup: IntroductionI. Practice and Politics in Criminology1. Roy King and Emma Wincup: Doing Criminological Research2. Rod Morgan and Mike Hough: The Politics of Criminological ResearchII. Theory, Data and Types of Criminological Research3. Anthony Bottoms: The Relationship Between Theory and Data4. Per-Olaf Wikstrom: In Search of Causes and Explanations5. Friedrich Losel: Doing Evaluative Research6. Manuel Eisner, Michael Motto and Alpa Palmar: Doing Research in Situations of Cultural Diversity7. Frances Heidensohn: Doing International Comparative ResearchIII. Research on Crime, Criminals and Victims8. Pat Mayhew: Researching the State of Crime9. Mike Maguire: Researching Street Criminals10. Paddy Rawlinson: Researching Serious Crime11. Sandra Walklate: Researching VictimsIV. Research on Criminal Justice Agencies and Institutions12. Robert Reiner and Tim Newburn: Police Research13. John Baldwin: Research on the Criminal Court14. George Mair: Research on Community Penalties15. Roy King and Alison Liebling: Research on PrisonsV. Some Recent Case Studies16. Matthew Williams: Cyber Crime and Online Methodologies17. Philip Hadfield: Ethnographic Research and Licensing Courts18. Joel Harvey: Multi-method Research on Prisoner Self-Harm19. Darrick Jolliffe: Self-reported Bullying in the Classroom

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