Research methods for criminal justice and criminology


Research methods for criminal justice and criminology

Michael G. Maxfield, Earl R. Babbie

Cengage Learning, c2018

8th ed., student ed

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-457) and indexes



Featuring real-world examples and comprehensive coverage of qualitative methods, the market-leading RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie's best-selling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH with Mike Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. Providing the most comprehensive, authoritative introduction to criminal justice research available today -- and enhanced by new examples (e.g., cannabis cultivation, violence prevention), research, applications, and built-in study tools -- the eighth edition continues its focus on engaging readers like you in DOING research.


1. Crime, Criminal Justice, and Scientific Inquiry. 2. Foundations of Criminal Justice Research. 3. Ethics and Criminal Justice Research. 4. General Issues in Research Design. 5. Concepts, Operationalization, and Measurement. 6. Measuring Crime. 7. Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs. 8. Sampling. 9. Survey Research. 10. Qualitative Interviewing. 11. Field Research. 12. Agency Records, Content Analysis, and Secondary Data. 13. Evaluation Research and Problem Analysis. 14. Interpreting Data.

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