Criminological Research: Understanding Qualitative Methods 2nd revised ed.

Author: Wincup, Emma
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Pub Date: 23/03/2017
ISBN: 9781446209141
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Quick overview Now with new, in-depth case studies to really help students visualise the realities of research, this textbook continues to provide the guidance to help them both evaluate existing studies and design their own robust, ethical projects
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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 onesRich examples from real research making the ideas and concepts concreteNew in-depth case studies on fashion counterfeiting, electronic monitoring and youth justice to illustrate the realities of conducting qualitative researchA full discussion of the politics of research, issues of access, ethics and managing risk in the fieldThought-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.

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