Understanding Qualitative Methods
Read your book anywhere, on any device, through RedShelf's cloud based eReader.
Digital Notes and Study Tools
Have the book read to you!
The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be used offline.
The publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be printed.
Additional Book Details
Good research starts with careful planning and a thorough understanding of the research process. The abilities to design a research study and to evaluate those conducted by others are core skills every student of criminology must learn.
With guidance from theoretical considerations through the steps of the research process, this book equips you with the necessary tools to carry out a successful, ethical study.
This is a completely updated new edition, and it features
A new skills-focused chapter on how to evaluate existing qualitative studies and design new ones
Rich examples from real research making the ideas and concepts concrete
New in-depth case studies on fashion counterfeiting, electronic monitoring and youth justice to illustrate the realities of conducting qualitative research
A full discussion of the politics of research, issues of access, ethics and managing risk in the field
Thought-provoking exercises reinforce practical research skills
This book is the perfect guide to theory and practice for any student undertaking qualitative research on crime or criminal justice.
|Sold By||SAGE Publications|
|ISBNs||9781446209141, 9781446209141, 9781446209134, 9781446209134, 9781473965485, 9781473965492, 1473965489|
|Number of Pages||216|