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Test Bank (Downloadable files) For Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice 4th Edition By Ronet D. Bachman, Russell K. Schutt, ISBN: 9781506359571, ISBN: 9781506385037, ISBN: 9781544326184

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Test Bank (Downloadable files) For Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice 4th Edition By Bachman

Table Of Content

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Science, Society, and Criminological Research

What Do We Have in Mind?

Reasoning About the Social World

How the Scientific Approach Is Different

Social Research Philosophies

Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

Specific Types of Research Methods

Strengths and Limitations of Social Research

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises
2. The Process and Problems of Criminological Research

What Do We Have in Mind?

Criminological Research Questions

The Role of Theory

Social Research Strategies

A History of Investigating the Effects of Arrest for Intimate Partner Violence: The Research Circle in Action

Guidelines for Criminologists

Social Research Standards

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises

3. Research Ethics

What Do We Have in Mind?

Historical Background

Ethical Principles

Research Involving Special Populations: Children and Prisoners

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises
4. Conceptualization and Measurement

What Do We Have in Mind?

Concepts

Concepts and Variables

How Will We Know When We’ve Found It?

How Much Information Do We Really Have?

Did We Measure What We Wanted to Measure?

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises
5. Sampling

What Do We Have in Mind?

Sample Planning

Sampling Methods

Units of Analysis and Errors in Causal Reasoning

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises
6. Causation and Experimentation

What Do We Mean by Causation?

Causal Explanation

Criteria for Nomothetic Causal Explanations

Why Experiment?

What If a True Experiment Isn’t Possible?

What Are the Threats to Internal Validity and Generalizability in Experiments?

The Element of Time in Research

Causality in Nonexperimental Designs

How Do Experimenters Protect Their Subjects?

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises
7. Survey Research

Survey Research in Action: Measuring Victimization

What Is a Survey?

Questionnaire Development and Assessment

Writing Survey Questions: More Difficult Than You Think!

Organization Matters

Survey Designs

Ethical Issues in Survey Research

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises
8. Qualitative Methods and Data Analysis

What Do We Mean by Qualitative Methods?

Fundamentals of Qualitative Methods

Participant Observation

Systematic Observation

Intensive Interviewing

Focus Groups

Analyzing Qualitative Data

Techniques of Qualitative Data Analysis

Alternatives in Qualitative Data Analysis

Computer-Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis

Ethical Issues in Qualitative Research

Who Owns the Qualitative Data?

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises

9. Analyzing Content: Secondary Data Analysis, Comparative Methods, Content Analysis, Crime Mapping, and Big Data

What Are Secondary Data?

Comparative Methods

Content Analysis

Crime Mapping

Big Data

Methodological Issues When Using Secondary Data

Ethical Issues When Analyzing Available Data and Content

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises
10. Evaluation and Policy Analysis

A Brief History of Evaluation Research

Evaluation Basics

Evaluation Alternatives

Design Decisions

Evaluation in Action

Strengths of Randomized Experimental Designs in Impact Evaluations

When Experiments Are Not Feasible

Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

Ethics in Evaluation

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises

11. Mixing and Comparing Methods

What We Have in Mind

What Are Mixed Methods?

Strengths and Limitations of Mixed Methods

Comparing Results Across Studies

Ethics and Mixed Methods

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises

12. Reporting Research Results

Research Report Goals

Types of Research Reports

Curbing the Frustrations of Writing

Displaying Data

Some Final Thoughts on Reporting Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Ethics, Politics, and Reporting Research

Communicating With the Public

Plagiarism

Conclusion

Key Terms

Highlights

Exercises

Appendix A. Conducting Literature Reviews and Finding Information
Appendix B. How to Read a Research Article
Appendix C. How to Use a Statistical Package: SPSS
Appendix D. How to Use a Qualitative Analysis Package
Appendix E. How to Use a Data Spreadsheet: Excel
Appendix F. Conducting Descriptive Quantitative Data Analysis
Appendix G. Data Sets
Glossary
References
Index