9781412993685

Statistics for Criminal Justice and Criminology in Practice and Research : An Introduction

  • ISBN 13:

    9781412993685

  • ISBN 10:

    1412993687

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/17/2013
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc

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Summary

ááááStatistics in Criminal Justice and Criminology Research: An Introduction is for advanced undergraduate and graduate level students in criminology and criminal justice statistics courses. It is designed for students pursuing careers in criminology and/or criminal justice by adequately and evenly covering statistical research for both professions. The engaging writing style, real-life applications, and comprehensive format will distinguish this text from its competitors and help establish it as more than just another statistics book.ááááFitzgerald and Fitzgerald have teamed up to create a flexible and useful text that will not only meet the needs of criminal justice/criminology students but also provide motivation for students who have math anxiety yet strive to become criminal justice professionals.Features and Benefits:1)áFrequent use ofádiagrams and graphs to illustrate ideas and procedures discussed in the text.2) Attention devoted to discussing 'conceptual' formulas and what they represent about the data to helpástudents make sense of the results.3) Extensive sets of review questions and exercises at ends of chapters help students master the content presented. 4) Quotes from actual reports in 'From the Literature' boxes help connect the discussion of research methods and statistical analysis with the research process as a whole.5) 'Pause, Think and Explore' boxes follow the mathematical formulas and are intended to help students develop an understanding of how the formula works, gain confidence in working with the mathematics, and develop better insight about what the formulas are signaling about the data being analyzed.

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