The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods

Editor/Author Gadd, David, Karstedt, Susanne and Messner, Steven
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Sage UK

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ISBN: 978-1-4739-7170-7
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 61
Book Status: Available
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This Handbook focuses on the application of 'methods' to address the core substantive questions that currently motivate contemporary criminological research. It maps a canon of methods that are more elaborated than in most other fields of social science, and the intellectual terrain of research problems with which criminologists are routinely confronted.

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Table of Contents

  • Notes on Contributors
  • Editorial Introduction - David Gadd, Susanne Karstedt, Steven F. Messner
  • Section 1 Crime and Criminals
  • Preface
  • 1 Life Histories and Autobiographies as Ethnographic Data - Neal Shover
  • 2 Self-Report Surveys within Longitudinal Panel Designs - Marvin D. Krohn, Terence P. Thornberry, Kristin A. Bell, Alan J. Lizotte, Matthew D. Phillips
  • 3 In-Depth Interviewing and Psychosocial Case Study Analysis - David Gadd
  • 4 Grounding the Analysis of Gender and Crime: Accomplishing and Interpreting Qualitative Interview Research - Jody Miller
  • 5 Neurocriminological Approaches - Yu Gao, Andrea L. Glenn, Melissa Peskin, Anna Rudo-Hutt, Robert A. Schug, Yaling Yang, Adrian Raine
  • 6 Gun Prevalence, Homicide Rates and Causality: A GMM Approach to Endogeneity Bias - Tomislav Kovandzic, Mark E. Schaffer, Gary Kleck
  • Section 2 Contextualizing Crime in Space and Time: Networks, Communities and Culture
  • Preface
  • 7 Multi-Level Modeling and Criminological Inquiry - Eric P. Baumer, Ashley N. Arnio
  • 8 Examining the Role of the Environment in Crime Causation: Small-Area Community Surveys and Space–Time Budgets - Per-Olof H. Wikström, Kyle Treiber, Beth Hardie
  • 9 Social Networks and the Ecology of Crime: Using Social Network Data to Understand the Spatial Distribution of Crime - George E. Tita, Adam Boessen
  • 10 Using Census Data and Surveys to Study Labor Markets and Crime - Robert D. Crutchfield, Suzanna R. Ramirez
  • 11 Historical and Archival Research Methods - Barry Godfrey
  • 12 The Making of the Global Terrorism Database and Its Applicability to Studying the Life Cycles of Terrorist Organizations - Laura Dugan
  • Section 3 Perceptual Dimensions of Crime
  • Preface
  • 13 Ethnographic Photography in Criminological Research - Cécile Van de Voorde
  • 14 Autoethnography - Jeff Ferrell
  • 15 Interviewing Victims of State Violence - Elizabeth Stanley
  • 16 Questioning Homicide and the Media: Analysis of Content or Content Analysis? - Moira Peelo, Keith Soothill
  • 17 Assessing Crime through International Victimization Surveys - Pat Mayhew, Jan Van Dijk
  • 18 In Search of the Fear of Crime: Using Interdisciplinary Insights to Improve the Conceptualisation and Measurement of Everyday Insecurities - Emily Gray, Jonathan Jackson, Stephen Farrall
  • 19 Measuring Public Attitudes to Criminal Justice - Julian Roberts, Matrina Feilzer, Mike Hough
  • Section 4 Criminal Justice Systems: Organizations and Institutions
  • Preface
  • 20 Researching Police Culture: A Longitudinal Mixed Method Approach - Janet Chan
  • 21 Quasi-Experimental Research on Community Policing - Wesley G. Skogan
  • 22 Order in the Court: Using Ethnomethodology to Explore Juvenile Justice Settings - Aaron Kupchik, Joseph De Angelis, Nicole L. Bracy
  • 23 Evaluation Research and Probation: How to Distinguish High Performance from Low Performance Programmes - Karin Tusinski Miofsky, James M. Byrne
  • 24 Conceptualising and Measuring the Quality of Prison Life - Alison Liebling, Susie Hulley, Ben Crewe
  • 25 Comparing Justice and Crime across Cultures - Susanne Karstedt
  • Section 5 Preventing Crime and Improving Justice
  • Preface
  • 26 Experimental Criminology and Restorative Justice: Principles of Developing and Testing Innovations in Crime Policy - Heather Strang, Lawrence W. Sherman
  • 27 Large-Scale Criminological Field Experiments - Manuel Eisner, Tina Malti, Denis Ribeaud
  • 28 Meta-Analysis as a Method of Systematic Reviews - Martin Schmucker, Friedrich Lösel
  • 29 Crime Concentration and Police Work - Ken Pease
  • 30 Assessing the Cost of Fraud - Michael Levi
  • 31 The Other Cultural Criminology: The Role of Action Research in Justice Work and Development - Cyndi Banks
  • 32 Feminist Approaches to Criminological Research - Gail Mason, Julie Stubbs
  • 33 Research Ethics in Criminology - Mark Israel, Iain Hay