Forty Studies that Changed Criminal Justice

Explorations into the History of Criminal Justice Research

Author: Amy B. Thistlethwaite

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

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Category: Law

Page: 408

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. An authoritative review of foundational research in criminal justice. Forty Studies that Changed Criminal Justice, 2e presents a thorough yet concise summary of the major and influential research studies in the field of criminal justice. Knowledge in criminal justice is developed with research, yet introductory textbooks fail to offer more than cursory synopses of the significant empirical studies that established the foundation of the discipline. This book provides a rich understanding of important research published in each of the three general areas of criminal justice: policing, courts, and corrections. More than a just collection of original published articles, the text is a summary of studies that have shaped the criminal justice system.

Qualitative Approaches to Criminal Justice

Perspectives from the Field

Author: Mark Pogrebin

Publisher: SAGE

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Category: Law

Page: 406

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This is one of the first books to focus on the use of qualitative research in each component of the criminal justice system. It provides varied examples of qualitative research methods applications for the study and analysis of the field. Each of the book's chapters has an overview that discusses the qualitative method used by the different authors, with brief commentaries that analyse the research techniques. The articles selected for this anthology explore professionals' experiences in the criminal justice system.

Choice

Publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, a Division of the American Library Association

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Success in Sociology: AS Student Book AQA

Author: Peter Covington

Publisher: Folens Limited

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Category: Sociology

Page: 300

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Sociology teachers exercise immense teaching and pedagogical skills to 'entertain' and motivate the generation of post-16 sociology students. This title seeks to develop a teaching and learning package to support teachers.

Psychology

A Framework for Everyday Thinking

Author: Steven Jay Lynn

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

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Category: Psychology

Page: 521

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Psychology: A Framework for Everyday Thinking teaches students how to critically evaluate psychological claims that they experience in everyday life and to apply the science of psychology to the world around them, all within a 14 chapter organization.

Books in Print

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Category: American literature

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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

British Book News

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Includes no. 53a: British wartime books for young people.