|Series||Publication - UNSDRI ; no. 10, Publication (United Nations Social Defence Research Institute) ;, no. 10.|
|LC Classifications||HV6024.5 .U5 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 220 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||220|
|LC Control Number||77373430|
Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology connects key concepts to real field research and practices using contemporary examples and recurring case studies that demonstrate how concepts relate to students’ lives. Authors Callie M. Rennison and Timothy C. Hart introduce practical research strategies used in criminal justice to show students how a research question can become a policy that changes or influences criminal justice practices. Planning Criminological Research The first part of this book is concerned with planning criminological research. A central theme which runs throughout is that doing research involves engaging in a process of decision-making. The new edition of this best selling textbook brings research alive for students studying criminology and related subjects. Contextualising research with real-life examples of crime and criminal. A new chapter on politics, reflecting the ever increasing coverage of political influence and decision making on criminology courses New and updated crime data and analysis of trends, plus new content on recent events such as the Volkswagen scandal, the latest developments on historic child abuse, as well as extended coverage throughout of the English riots.
Building on previous editions, which broadened the debate on criminological theory, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments. The text is divided into five parts, the first three of which address ideal type models of criminal behaviour: the rational actor, predestined actor and victimized actor g: decision making. About this book. This volume of the series was designed to provide a comprehensive primer on the existing best practices and emerging developments in the study and design research on crime and criminology. The work as a whole includes chapters on the measurement of criminal typologies, the offenders, offending and victimization, criminal justice organizations, and specialized . Routine Precautions, Criminology, and Crime Prevention Part Two. The Policy Implications of Theory Applied to Specific Crime Types Introduction to Part II: Impact of Theory and Policy on Key Criminological Issues 7. Decision Making by Persistent Thieves and Crime Control Policy 8. Theories of Gang Behavior and Public Policy 9. Covers decision making from a general standpoint. Provides numerous examples of how people’s decisions are often more irrational than rational. In addition, the author discusses how various factors, such as sexual arousal and relativity, shape decision-making processes. Clarke, Ronald V., and Marcus Felson, eds.
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