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Doing research on crime and justice

Author: Roy D King; Emma Wincup
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Focusing on the problems that novice researchers encounter when translating neat and tidy textbook methodologies into real life situations, this guide explains how to undertake research in the fields of criminology and criminal justice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roy D King; Emma Wincup
ISBN: 9780199287628 0199287627
OCLC Number: 80332877
Description: xxiv, 527 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Roy D. King and Emma Wincup --
The process of criminological research / Roy D. King and Emma Wincup --
The politics of criminological research / Rod Morgan and Mike Hough --
The relationship between theory and empirical observations in criminology / Anthony Bottoms --
In search of causes and explanations of crime / Per-Olof Wikström --
Doing evaluation research in criminology / Friedrich Lösel --
Doing criminological research in ethnically and culturally diverse contexts / Manuel Eisner and Alpa Parmar --
International comparative research in criminology / Frances Heidensohn --
Researching the state of crime / Pat Mayhew --
Researching 'street criminals' in the field : a neglected art? / Mike Maguire --
Mission impossible? researching organized crime / Patricia Rawlinson --
Researching victims / Sandra Walklate --
Police research / Robert Reiner and Tim Newburn --
Research on the criminal courts / John Baldwin --
Research on community penalties / George Mair --
Doing research in prisons / Roy D. King and Alison Liebling --
Cybercrime and online methodologies / Matthew Williams --
Ethnographic research and the licensing courts / Philip Hadfield --
An embedded multimethod approach to prison research / Jole Harvey --
Researching bullying in the classroom / Darrick Jolliffe.
Responsibility: edited by Roy D. King and Emma Wincup.
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