Understanding Criminological Research

1st Edition

A Guide to Data Analysis

John Martyn Chamberlain
eISBN-13: 9781446291139

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Criminological research lies at the heart of criminological theory, influences social policy development, as well as informs criminal justice practice. The ability to collect, analyse and present empirical data is a core skill every student of criminology must learn.



Written as an engaging step-by-step guide and illustrated by detailed case studies, this book guides the reader in how to analyse criminological data. Key features of the book include:



o Guidance on how to identify a research topic, designing a research study, accounting for the role of the researcher and writing up and presenting research findings.



o A thorough account of the development of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and data analysis within the field of criminology.



o Relevant and up-to-date case studies, drawn from internationally published criminological research sources.



o Clear and accessible chapter content supported by helpful introductions, concise summaries, self-study questions and suggestions for further reading.



Understanding Criminological Research: A Guide to Data Analysis in invaluable reading for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in criminology and criminal justice.

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ISBNs 9781446208588, 9781446271759, 9781446208588, 9781446208571, 9781446208588, 9781446208571, 1446291138, 9781446291139
Language English
Number of Pages 264
Edition 1st

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