Title: Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
Author(s): Frank E. Hagan
Topic(s): Criminology, Social Science
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Details: A classic in its field, this best-selling book teaches general research methods using standard and contemporary examples of criminal justice and criminology research. Featuring both qualitative and quantitative studies, the author helps students develop fundamental research skills and acquaints them with the literature of the field. This edition features updated tables, figures and examples and includes new information on prison research, Internet resources and visual criminology. Some of these examples include:
Discussion of Zimbardo’s “”Lucifer effect””
Controversies related to The Minerva Consortium and The Human Terrain System
Steffensmeier and Ullmer’s “Confessions of a Dying Thief”
The Scarlet M in corrections research
Resolution in the Iowa “Monster study” and more!
Fast Tags: Criminal justice; Administration of–Research–Methodology, Criminology–Research–Methodology, Criminal statistics
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon