A Student’s Guide
- Jamie Harding - Northumbria University, UK
Criminology & Criminal Justice
The ultimate new guide to your criminological research project, this introductory textbook supports you through your research journey, providing all the knowledge and skills you need to conduct your own research in criminology, and confidently evaluate published work. It is packed with a wide range of relevant examples supported by helpful discussions on their complexities and ethical implications, giving you a comprehensive understanding of how to research crime.
Key features include:
- A complete look at the research process, from the first steps of deciding your research question to writing up your results, all illustrated with engaging criminological examples
- ‘What is the mistake?’ exercises to help you avoid the most common errors
- A dedicated chapter on key ethical issues
- Step-by-step guides to analysing both quantitative and qualitative data
Follow research processes with ease with this accessible textbook and gain the confidence to conduct sound and credible research every step of the way.
Dr Jamie Harding provides a brilliant Student Guide of Criminological Research that highlights the importance of ethically informed and methodological rigorous criminological research, and encourages intellectual curiosity and critical reflection. Using concrete examples from ‘real life’ research and an accessible structure that leads the reader step-by-step through the various stages of qualitative and quantitative research, the guide thoroughly prepares and empowers students to conduct their own studies. This is an invaluable resource for students and those teaching criminological methods
Some good theories, not all relevant for the course. Easy to read for students.