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Doing Research on Crime and Justice


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Roy King & Emma Wincup: Introduction I. Practice and politics in criminological research 1: Roy King & Emma Wincup: The process of criminological research 2: Rod Morgan & Mike Hough: The politics of criminological research II. Theory, data and types of criminological research 3: Anthony Bottoms: The relationship between theory and empirical observations in criminology 4: Per-Olaf Wikstrom: In search of causes and explanations of crime 5: Friedrich Losel: Doing evaluation research in criminology 6: Manuel Eisner, Michael Motto and Alpa Palmar: Doing criminological research in ethnically and culturally diverse contexts 7: Frances Heidensohn: International comparative research in criminology III. Research on crime, criminals and victims 8: Pat Mayhew: Researching the state of crime 9: Mike Maguire: Research street criminals in the field: a neglected art? 10: Paddy Rawlinson: Mission impossible? Researching organized crime 11: Sandra Walklate: Researching victims IV. Research on criminal justice agencies and institutions 12: Robert Reiner & Tim Newburn: Police research 13: John Baldwin: Research on the criminal courts 14: George Mair: Research on community penalties 15: Roy King & Alison Liebling: Research in prisons V. Some recent case studies 16: Matthew Williams: Cyber crime and online methodologies 17: Philip Hadfield: Ethnographic research and the licensing courts 18: Joel Harvey: An embedded multimethod approach to prison research 19: Darrick Jolliffe: Researching bullying in the classroom

About the Author

Professor Roy King is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge Dr Emma Wincup is Senior Lecturer, University of Leeds


`Review from previous edition There are 20 contributors to this volume, the great majority of whom are internationally respected academic figures with a wealth of expertise in diverse areas of interest' Forensic Update 64 `It is rare to find such seriously dedicated social scientists who have written so expressively about their research experiences' ibid `In terms of quality of content and affordability, this is a book which feel confident in recommending to social reserachers embarking upon criminological investigation' ibid

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