Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice (4th Edition) – eBook

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  • Authors: Ronet D. Bachman, Russell K. Schutt
  • File Size: 17 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 357 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Publication Date: April 5, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07CG2C2SQ
  • ISBN-10: 1506359574
  • ISBN-13: 9781506359571

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About The Author

Ronet D. Bachman

Ronet D. Bachman

Dr. Ronet Bachman is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Delaware. She is author of numerous books, articles and papers that examine the epidemiology and etiology of violence, with a particular emphasis on the elderly, women, and minority populations. Her most recent federally funded research examines the desistance trajectories of drug-involved offenders 10 years after release from prison using a mixed-method design.

Russell K. Schutt

Russell K. Schutt

Dr. Russell K. Schutt is the chair of sociology and a professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and a lecturer on sociology in the Department of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. He completed his BA, MA, and Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Chicago (1977) and a postdoctoral fellowship in the Sociology of Social Control Training Program at Yale University (1979).

Most of his book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles focus on the effect of social context on satisfaction, functioning, cognition, and recidivism, the orientations of service recipients and of service and criminal justice personnel, and the organization of health and social services. He is currently a co-investigator for a randomized trial of peer support for homeless dually diagnosed veterans, funded by the Veterans Administration.

Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 4th Edition (PDF) introduces college students to the multifaceted subject of research methods and shows them why research is vital in the field of criminology and criminal justice. This brief version of Ronet Bachman and Russell K. Schutt’s successful textbook (The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice) decodes complex concepts with real-world research examples found in everyday experiences in the criminology and criminal justice professions.

The comprehensively updated 4th Edition of this bestseller reflects the most latest developments in research methods, covering the use of big data, increased coverage of crime mapping, evidence-based and web-based research, together with the most current research examples impacting the field. This is a perfect introductory textbook for undergraduate research courses and is excellent for university students who want to understand how and why criminal justice research is done to become critical consumers of research.

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