Forthcoming April 2019 • paper
2018 Teacher's Manual forthcoming
Intuitive, accessible, and filled with real-world examples of everyday research situations, A Straightforward Approach to CJ Research Methods: Practices, Policies, and Procedures provides students with the tools they need to understand the research they read and take the first steps toward producing meaningful research projects.
Featuring a step-by-step organization that follows the stages of developing a research proposal, it emphasizes the actual experience of conducting research, and contains numerous strategies and tips including several examples of research proposal papers. Reinforced by a robust pedagogy that includes chapter objectives, key terms, section worksheets, and critical discussion questions, the text is must for both students and faculty in criminal justice or the social sciences searching for a comprehensive yet approachable introduction into research methods.
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