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Author Dantzker, Mark L., 1958-
Title Research methods for criminology and criminal justice : a primer / M.L. Dantzker, Ronald D. Hunter
Imprint Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, c2006
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  HV6024.5 .D36 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020219499
Edition 2nd ed
Descript xvii, 237 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Series Criminal justice illuminated
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Section I. Functions. 1. Research : what, why, and how -- 2. The language of research -- 3. Getting started -- 4. Research ethics -- 5. Qualitative research -- 6. Quantitative research -- Section II. Procedures. 7. Research designs -- 8. Questionnaire construction -- 9. Sampling -- 10. Data collection -- Section III. Final steps. 11.Data processing and analysis -- 12. Inferential statistics -- 13. Writing the research -- 14. Summing up -- Index
Research should be enjoyable, whether it is a college student completing a project for a degree or a professor meeting requirements or expectations associated with his or her position. Learning the basics for conducting research is the first step. This text is a reader-friendly primer that has as its strength the facility to positively and gently ease the reader into the task of conducting research
Subject Criminology -- Research -- Methodology
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Research -- Methodology
Alt Author Hunter, Ronald D
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