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Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology

ISBN-10: 0205507557

ISBN-13: 9780205507559

Edition: 2nd 2007

Authors: Frank E. Hagan

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List price: $86.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

     Frank E. Hagan is a native of the North Side of Pittsburgh and has earned degrees at Gannon, Maryland and Case Western Reserve. He is the Director of the James V. Kinnane Graduate Program in Administration of Justice and is the author of eight books. These are Deviance and the Family (with Marvin B. Sussman), Introduction to Criminology (7th edition), Crime Types and Criminals , Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology (8th edition), Essentials of Research Methods in Criminal Justice , Political Crime , White Collar Deviance (with David Simon), and The Language of Research (with Pamela Tontodonato).     He is also the author or coauthor of many journal articles and articles in edited volumes. Hagan is a recipient of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Fellow Award (2000), and awarded the Teacher's Excellence Award by Mercyhurst College in 2006. His major interests are research methods, criminology and organized crime, white collar crime and terrorism.

Introduction to Criminal Justice Research Methods: Theory and Method
Ethics in Criminal Justice Research
Research Design: The Experimental Model and Its Variations
An Introduction to Alternative Data-Gathering Strategies and the Special Case of Uniform Crime Reports
Sampling and Survey Research: Questionnaires
Survey Research: Interviews and Telephone Surveys
Participant Observation and Case Studies
Unobtrusive Measures, Secondary Analysis, and the Uses of Official Statistics
Validity, Reliability, and Triangulated Strategies
Scaling and Index Construction
Policy Analysis and Evaluation Research References
Glossary
Name Index
Subject Index