Written as an engaging step-by-step guide and illustrated by detailed case studies, this book guides the reader in how to analyse criminological data. Key features of the book include:
o Guidance on how to identify a research topic, designing a research study, accounting for the role of the researcher and writing up and presenting research findings.
o A thorough account of the development of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies and data analysis within the field of criminology.
o Relevant and up-to-date case studies, drawn from internationally published criminological research sources.
o Clear and accessible chapter content supported by helpful introductions, concise summaries, self-study questions and suggestions for further reading.
Understanding Criminological Research: A Guide to Data Analysis in invaluable reading for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in criminology and criminal justice.