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Published: 08 March 2012

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780199597376

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

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Criminology Skills

Emily Finch and Stefan Fafinski

  • Covers practical, academic and research skills in one manageable volume providing the reader with all of the skills necessary to succeed in the study of criminology
  • A strong emphasis on 'learning by doing' is achieved through the inclusion of practical examples and exercises throughout encouraging students to put the skills they are learning into a practical context
  • Written in an informal, lively and entertaining style with concepts illustrated using examples that speak to real life experience and diagrams to support the written text
  • Accompanied by an online resource centre packed with useful activities including some designed to test students' understanding of ethical considerations and the differences between qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Comprehensive coverage of research methods, ethics and data analysis that is tailored to the needs of criminology students at all levels

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